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Benefits of volunteering

Becoming a valued volunteer at The Morton Arboretum has its benefits, in addition to the knowledge that you have made a contribution to our goal to plant and conserve trees and other plants for a greener, healthier, more beautiful world.

Benefits for all volunteers

  • Free admission to the Arboretum on the days you volunteer
  • Free beverage coupon on the days that you volunteer
  • The Morton Arboretum's Branches newsletter—just for volunteers!

Benefits after 40 volunteer hours in a calendar year

  • Free admission to the Arboretum for volunteer and one guest at any time
  • Opportunity to take select tuition-free classes
  • Invitation to the annual Summer Volunteer Recognition Party
  • 20% discount on all purchases at The Arboretum Store purchases
  • 20% discount on Membership, join today
  • Borrowing privileges in the Sterling Morton Library