Volunteer at the Native Plant Center

Volunteer at ACNP

Volunteer support is critical for the success of the Audubon Center for Native Plants (ACNP). Volunteers help us grow and care for our native plants – helping to maximize the impact to our local environment and improve habitat. The following opportunities are available from April – October. Please contact Roxanne at rswan@aswp.org to sign up for any of the following opportunities. 

  • Tuesday Volunteer Sessions – Join us weekly on Tuesdays from 4 pm – 7 pm to help with propagation and general nursery tasks. No experience is necessary. 
  • Betsey’s Garden Shoppe -  Volunteers are needed to fill this role on a regularly occurring, weekly basis on the same day of the week. Shifts are 3 hours. Tasks would include stocking native plants, customer support, and upkeep of the plants in the retail area. Training and resources will be provided – knowledge of native plants is preferred. 
  • Watering Support -  We are looking for folks who can help with watering needs at the Audubon Center for Native Plants at Beechwood Farms Nature Reserve. This position would come weekly on the same day to take care of watering of our 100+ species of native plants. Current openings are for Sundays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. Watering takes 2 - 3 hours.
  • Gardening Steward – Help us maintain our demonstration garden beds and landscaping. This position can be bi-weekly or monthly on a flexible basis Tuesday through Saturday. Training and resources will be provided – knowledge of native plants is preferred.