Join the Bayard Cutting Arboretum Family: Become A Volunteer
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At Bayard Cutting Arboretum, not only do we cherish our volunteers, we couldn’t do what we do without them. We rely on generous, dedicated people to help us achieve our mission—encouraging the planting and conservation of trees and other plants for a greener, healthier, and more beautiful world.
For more information please contact Carolann Gaites, Volunteer Coordinator at (631) 581-1002 ext 105 or email: Carolann.Gaites@parks.ny.gov
Bayard Cutting Arboretum Volunteer Job Descriptions
Garden Guides & Tours
Receive training and lead guided tours of the grounds for adults and children.
Receive training and lead guided tours of Westbrook Manor week ends and for reserved group tours.
Assist with special education projects.
Garden & Horticulture
Assist staff in weeding, raking, mulching, and other garden tasks.
Assist in farm tasks weeding, starting seeds, transplanting seedlings and harvesting crops.
Office & Administration
Assist in preparation of mailings, data entry, photocopying, filing, phones, and related duties.
Manor House Receptionist
Greet visitors to Westbrook Manor. Responsible for booking tours. Provide visitors with information on activities and events.
Carpentry and Maintenance
Individuals with carpentry skills for restoration projects, maintenance and event set up.
Assist in an event and help increase funding while raising public awareness of the programs and activities at Bayard Cutting Arboretum.
Tell us how you would like to help.