Resources for Volunteers
Volunteer Core Classes
Volunteer Core Classes are required for all Volunteers and are offered twice yearly, in the Fall and the Spring. You are encouraged to take them as soon as you can. Upon completion, you will earn a Fairchild Ambassador Pin!
For class dates and times, please check Volunteer Views.
Orientation tours are required for all newly assigned volunteers. Weekday tours include a visit to the Herbarium and Nursery and are approximately two hours. Saturday tours are one hour. All tours begin at 10:00 a.m. and require approximately an half mile of walking. Accommodations can be made in advance for those requiring assistance.
Orientation tours begin at the South Gate Founders' Court Pool.
Registration is Required. Please call 305-667-1651, ext. 3360 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to register.
Basic Horticulture For Volunteers
Priority registration is given to volunteers working in horticulture, but classes are open to all volunteers. All classes will be held on Wednesdays from 1:30-3:30 p.m.; classes may also take place outside so wear a hat and comfortable shoes.