Volunteer Opportunities

FBBG offers many year-round volunteer opportunities!

You’ll have fun and support your community!

FBBG volunteers are needed and welcome in the following areas:

  • Children’s Education – plant science and environmental conservation
  • Family Events – nature driven activities for children and their families
  • Adult Classes – garden walks, garden related classes
  • Special Events – FBBG fundraisers
  • Gift Shop – Assist Gift Shop Manager with gift shop maintenance and help with customer service
  • Garden Docents – learn to lead a garden tour!
  • Office support – mailings, internet research, database support, etc.
  • Outreach activities – at local schools, libraries and businesses helping to build awareness for FBBG/BBG
  • In-Garden volunteers (click for detailed description) – weeding and in-garden support for BBG garden staff
  • And more!

The Friends of Boerner Botanical Gardens is a private, self-funded, not for profit, 501(c)(3) organization.

Our mission and purpose is to support Boerner Botanical Gardens

Click here for the FBBG general volunteer application form.

Click here for the In-Garden volunteer application form.

Please download, fill and email completed forms to [email protected], drop them off at the BBG front desk, or mail to:

Friends of Boerner Botanical Gardens
9400 Boerner Drive
Hales Corners, WI 53130

To sign up or for more info, contact Deborah Koepsel at 414-525-5653 or [email protected] 

Also be sure to check out our latest volunteer newsletter, especially for those helping in the gardens!