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Volunteer grow at Olbrich

Volunteers Grow at Olbrich

  • Learn about the plant world
  • Make new friends
  • Discover new interests and abilities
  • Gain experience for a career change
  • Participate in the growth of one of Madison's favorite destinations
  • Enrich your life


The Gardens Grow Through Volunteers

  • Welcome visitors at the information desk
  • Plant, weed, water, and prune
  • Educate visitors of all ages
  • Help out in the library
  • Assist customers in the gift shop
  • Assist staff with office work
  • Prepare the conservatory for visitors in the morning
  • Work on special events


Grow with Us

Olbrich Botanical Gardens is a place to explore horticulture, gardening, the environment, beauty, and the partnership between people and nature. Fulfilling opportunities await you as a volunteer at Olbrich.



Olbrich Botanical Gardens aspires to be a destination where all visitors, volunteers, and staff are valued and feel they belong. With conscious intent and continuous learning, Olbrich Botanical Gardens' staff, volunteers, and board will address barriers to inclusion through education, operational changes, and partnerships with the community.


Olbrich Botanical Gardens is operated as a public-private partnership between the City of Madison Parks Division and the Olbrich Botanical Society.
Olbrich Botanical Gardens | 3330 Atwood Avenue, Madison, WI 53704. | Phone: (608)246-4550 | Fax: (608)246-4719