Opportunities at the U.S. Botanic Garden (Jobs and Volunteer)

Employment Opportunities


Job openings can be researched online at the Architect of the Capitol website. Positions are listed under the Architect of the Capitol, the administering agency for the U.S. Botanic Garden.

Volunteer Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in volunteering at the United States Botanic Garden! Please see below for a current listing of all volunteer recruitment notices. Please check back periodically as volunteer opportunities are posted based on the seasonal needs of the Garden.

Basic volunteer requirements:

  • Background check
  • Fingerprinting
  • Minimum service hour commitment based on volunteer position requirements
  • Mandatory volunteer orientation (see 2016 dates at right)

USBG Volunteer Program Frequently Asked Questions

Horticulture Volunteers

Children's Garden Volunteer:

Public Programs Volunteers

The Public Programs Division is currently recruiting volunteers for the following activities:

Children's Garden Volunteer:

Discovery Carts Volunteer:

Docent Volunteer:

  • See right sidebar to learn more about this opportunity
  • Contact Lee Coykendall for application information

Festival Volunteer:

Hands On Plant Science Activities Volunteer:

Visitor Information Services Volunteer: