Help preserve a legacy

Volunteering at Lakewold Gardens provides a unique opportunity to engage with the community while connecting with nature, the arts and local history. Volunteers can contribute in a variety of ways with roles that touch on all facets of our mission, from stewarding the land to sharing our exciting new programming with the public.

Sign up to volunteer and take advantage of opportunities to learn new skills, meet new people, and give back to the garden. Currently training is individualized, however a series of training classes will be added to the volunteer schedule soon.

Roles Include:

  • Garden Steward
  • Art Docent/House Host
  • Docent
  • Special Event Host
  • Propagation
  • Garden Records Photographer
  • Nursery Propagator & Assistant
  • Archivist/Historical Steward
  • Gift Shop Assistant
  • House Plant Steward
  • Garden Work Party Participant
  • Marketing Assistant
  • Facilities Maintenance Team
  • Administrative Assistant

We appreciate your interest in sharing your time with us. All volunteers are required to apply and pass a background check prior to their first day of volunteering. Click the link below to complete a volunteer application. If you would prefer to complete an application by phone or in person, please call Keith Hayner for an application appointment.

Please contact us for additional information on becoming a new volunteer or re-engaging in our volunteer program.

By website LINK HERE
By email to volunteers@lakewoldgardens.org
By phone Speak with Keith Hayner at 253-584-4106 ext. 106
In-person at our admissions office during our open hours
By mail to PO Box 39780, Lakewood, WA 98496-3780

Once your application is completed, please allow 72 hours for us to follow-up. We look forward to growing with you.