What types of positions are available?
Volunteer opportunities are available in a variety of areas: Gardening, Education, Events, Administration, and more! The current list of open positions can be found here.
What days of the week or times can I volunteer?
Scheduling and time commitments vary by position. Please see the current list of open positions for more information.
How old do I have to be to volunteer?
Most positions require volunteers to be at least 16 years of age. Some positions permit those under age 16 to volunteer accompanied by an adult.
How do I join the program?Please complete a volunteer application. A volunteer coordinator will contact you upon receipt to conduct a background check and schedule an orientation session.
Can I join the volunteer program to fulfill court-ordered community service?
Volunteer opportunities are not available for fulfillment of court-ordered community service.
I have other questions. Who can I contact?
For questions or to learn more, please contact contact the Volunteer Department at (303) 797-8565 ext. 306 or email email@example.com.
Volunteers at The Hudson Gardens & Event Center generously contribute thousands of service hours in a variety of areas, ensuring the ability to provide enjoyable, educational, and memorable experiences for all visitors.
Special Event Opportunity: A Hudson Christmas
We are currently seeking volunteers for our annual holiday light show, A Hudson Christmas! Help us bring this magical family experience to thousands of visitors this season as they enjoy lights, glowing displays and visits with Santa.
Volunteers are needed on the following dates from 4:30 pm - 8:15 pm:
Friday, November 24 – Saturday, November 25
Friday, December 1 – Sunday, December 3
Friday, December 8 - Sunday, December 10
Friday, December 15 - Sunday, December 31*
*Closed Christmas Day (12/25)
Have extra time? Sign up for multiple shifts! Volunteers that work three or more shifts will receive a pair of complimentary tickets to the show.
Please note that these positions are stationed in a combination of indoor and outdoor spaces and outdoor attire is required.
Regular Volunteer Opportunities
From gardeners to field trip and special event assistants, a variety of positions are available to match your interests and talents. Most regular volunteer positions typically run from April through November.
All volunteer positions for 2017 have been filled. Sign up to be notified of upcoming volunteer opportunities:
Please note that volunteer positions are not applicable toward court-ordered community service.
Hudson Gardens volunteers receive as much as they give. In addition to spending time in a beautiful and restorative outdoor setting, volunteers gain knowledge and expertise in subjects such as horticulture, environmental education, public relations, and event management. Volunteers also receive special access to educational opportunities and Gift Shop discounts, while enjoying meaningful interactions with visitors and staff.