Gabis Arboretum is always in need of volunteers to help grow conservation, education and inspiration! Volunteers are the heart of our operation, and we appreciate the time and talent that volunteers bring to the arboretum.

The arboretum is only able to accept volunteers over the age of 13. Parental consent forms are required for all minors under the age of 18. Please inquire with the office on policies regarding minors at gabisarboretum@pnw.edu.

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Volunteer Opportunities Include

  • Stewardship
  • Education and outreach
  • Gardening
  • Model train operation
  • Concert support
  • Office support

And more! If you have a skill, we probably need it!

We will follow up with you when we receive your volunteer form. You can also feel free to contact us at (219) 462-0025 or gabisarboretum@pnw.edu.

Corporate Groups and Organization Volunteers

The arboretum welcomes the opportunity to work with local businesses and organizations to plan group volunteer days. Whether it’s planting, weeding, removing invasive species or helping at special events, the volunteer experience is always more fun when it’s done with a group. To arrange a time for your employees to give back to the community, please email us or call (219) 462-0025.