Arbor Day volunteers enjoy a moment in the sun.Arbor Day volunteers enjoy a moment in the sun.
At The Morton 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.

Benefits of volunteering

Becoming a valued volunteer at The Morton Arboretum has its benefits, including a 20% discount on adult classes. LEARN MORE  

Current volunteer opportunities

Opportunities to volunteer at The Morton Arboretum are published regularly online. learn more  

Volunteer options at the Arboretum are divided into categories to make it easy to select the best area for you to make a contribution. See if you don’t agree: horticulture, monitoring, natural areas, research, special events, visitor services, and other areas. LEARN MORE

Woodland stewardship video

Learn how volunteer woodland stewards are restoring 60 acres of the Arboretum's East Woods with the help of REI.