Opportunities at the U.S. Botanic Garden

Employment Opportunities


Job openings can be researched online at the Architect of the Capitol website. Positions are listed under the Architect of the Capitol, the administering agency for the U.S. Botanic Garden.

    Volunteer Opportunities

    Thank you for your interest in volunteering at the United States Botanic Garden! Please see below for a current listing of all volunteer recruitment notices. If you have any questions, contact Maura Nelson. Please check back periodically as volunteer opportunities are posted based on the seasonal needs of the Garden.

    Basic volunteer requirements:

    • Background check
    • Fingerprinting
    • Minimum service hour commitment based on volunteer position requirements
    • Mandatory volunteer orientation (see 2016 dates at right)

    USBG Volunteer Program Frequently Asked Questions

    Horticulture Volunteers

    No current openings

    Public Programs Volunteers

    The Public Programs Division is currently recruiting volunteers for the following activities:

    Discovery Carts Volunteer:

    Docent Volunteer:

    • See right sidebar to learn more about this opportunity
    • Contact Maura Nelson for application information

    Festival Volunteer:

    Hands On Plant Science Activities Volunteer:

    Visitor Information Services Volunteer: