Our horticulture volunteers support staff undertaking garden maintenance work in the garden.

Current opportunities available:

Horticultural volunteer

Tasks may include:

  • Supporting Botanic Gardens and State Herbarium horticultural staff undertaking garden maintenance such as weeding, mulching and pruning.
  • Active role in caring for our important plant collections.
  • Working in a team environment
  • Some botanical knowledge is needed, and physical agility is required for some tasks.

Register your interest

To register your interest in volunteering with the Botanic Gardens and State Herbarium please complete the expression of interest survey here.

Recent posts

Goodman Building restoration works wins industry award

18 July 2023

Have you ever driven past the beautiful heritage-listed Goodman Building when passing the Garden on Hackney Road? Did you know this building was formerly the base for the Municipal Tramways Trust but now serves as the Botanic Gardens and State Herbarium administration building.