Although the design and construction of the future McIntire Botanical Garden are pending, we welcome your involvement and assistance now to help move this wonderful project forward.
Don’t see something that fits your interests or experience but you still want to help? Contact Volcoord@mcintirebotanicalgarden.org with your interests and we’ll be sure to contact you with future opportunities.
Ready to become a volunteer?
Click here to submit an application online and we will be in touch!
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Passwords must be at least 6 characters, contain a combination of both letters and numbers, and must contain both lower case and upper case letters.
Assistant Volunteer Coordinator
There’s lots to do in the volunteer organization. As assistant volunteer coordinator, you will work with the Coordinator to maintain our data base, reach out to potential volunteers, and attend information events. If you are comfortable working with the MS Office applications Word and Excel and are good at organizing/coordinating — please let us know. Estimated hours per month: 4 – 6. The committee meets monthly. To apply please complete the Volunteer Application.
Speakers Bureau Coordinator
Schedule MBG presentations with area organizations and businesses, coordinate with trained speakers, perform follow-up, track and report results. Involves phone calling, emailing, and computer work. To apply please complete the Volunteer Application Form.
This position requires the volunteer to take notes at the monthly Board of Directors meeting. The Recording Secretary will then prepare and distribute a draft of the minutes to the board, make corrections, and submit a final draft. This position requires confidentiality and thorough note-taking. This volunteer will have insight into how this new organization is being created! To apply please complete the Volunteer Application.
Finance Committee Member
Serve on our Finance Committee and assist our Board’s Treasurer in developing relationships with the banking, insurance, investment, and accounting professional communities in the greater Charlottesville area. Merge your business skills and experience with an appreciation for beautiful horticulture and see McIntire Botanical Garden flourish! To apply please complete the Volunteer Application. Form.
Periodically staff the MBG table at local events and venues to create awareness about and support of the garden project by talking it up, disseminating literature, encouraging sign-ups for newsletters and donations to help build the garden, and reporting back results. Some set-up and take-down duties. Occasional weekends required. Must be reliable, outgoing and friendly, and have your own transportation. Hours per week: 0-4. To apply please complete the Volunteer Application Form.