Do you enjoy the outdoors, learning about plants and meeting new people? Are you a lover of local history? Are you 18 years or older?Please consider volunteering at Arboretum and Botanical Garden at Cal State Fullerton. You will enjoy an enriching experience as you help fulfill the Arboretum's mission of education, conservation and preservation.

Current volunteers: Log in here to view available activities. 

New Volunteer Information & Orientation Session and Training

  • Saturday, July 13, 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

All volunteers participate in orientation, onboarding, and training activities prior to volunteering.

Interested in learning more about the many volunteer opportunities at Arboretum and Botanical Garden at Cal State Fullerton? Email for more information and complete the Volunteer Inquiry Request to get started.

Choose a Volunteering Adventure

There are many different ways to help out at Arboretum and Botanical Garden at Cal State Fullerton. Choose how you want to volunteer:

Horticulture Volunteers

  • Develop and maintain the living collections.
  • Care for our rare and stone fruit orchards.
  • Propagate and grow plants in our nursery.
  • Learn about environmentally responsible gardening and plant identification.

Discovery Station Leader

Support our Environmental Education program by serving at one of our many diverse Discovery Stations throughout the garden.  Discovery Station Leaders work with established materials and script to provide 5-10 minute information sessions to visiting families, schools and tour groups.

Stations include:

  • What is an Arboretum?
  • Conifers
  • Fire Ecology
  • Ponds 
  • Birds
  • Pollinators
  • Children's Garden
  • Deserts 
  • Chaparral  
Study Abroad advisor meeting with student


No matter where you are in the Study Abroad process, our advisors are always here to help you create an ideal Study Abroad experience that will align with both your personal and academic goals. To schedule an appointment or learn more about walk-in advising, please visit our Contact page.

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