Concert Update! Despite the weather's mood swings, the show must go on! To ensure everyone's comfort and safety, tonight's Simply Tina concert has been moved indoors to Rosine Hall.

8525 Garland Road, Dallas, Texas 75218


Volunteer at the Arboretum

Just as plants and humans are interdependent in nature, the Dallas Arboretum relies on the nurturing support of its volunteers to grow and thrive.

We Need You to Volunteer!

The Dallas Arboretum Volunteer team consists of over 4,000 volunteers who contribute close to 100,000 hours of service each year. We are one of the top volunteer sites in the nation and we simply could not do what we do without their dedication to service.  The Dallas Arboretum offers a variety of opportunities to let you share your talents and pursue your interests.

Who Can Volunteer?

  • Teens ages 14 and over
  • Adults of any age
  • Corporate groups up to 25
  • Civic groups

Please note that background checks are required for applicants who are ages 18+ to become a volunteer. Additionally, we are no longer accepting volunteers for court-ordered community service.

Volunteer Opprotunities

  • Garden Guides
  • Children’s Garden Volunteers
  • Tram Drivers
  • DeGolyer Estate Docents
  • Gift Store Volunteers
  • Information Booth Volunteers
  • Horticulture Volunteers

Teen Leadership Council Volunteers

The Dallas Arboretum is looking for motivated high school students to join the growing Teen Leadership Council! The mission of the Teen Leadership Council is to develop a dedicated team of teen leaders who volunteer their time and efforts to support the Dallas Arboretum.


Corporate and Student Groups

We welcome corporate and student groups to join us in volunteering at the Dallas Arboretum. Throughout the year, we offer various opportunities for group participation, including volunteering in the Children’s Garden and during the festive Holiday at the Arboretum. Your support is invaluable, and we look forward to having your group in the garden soon.

Not Sure Where to Volunteer?

Contact us and we’ll connect you to the right area.