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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.

Volunteer Opportunitiesvolunteers and staff

From gardeners to nature guides 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. Special event volunteer opportunities are available year-round. 

Application Process

Our 2017 regular volunteer season has come to an end. Please check back in March 2018 for information about volunteering at Hudson Gardens on a regular basis.


If you are interested in volunteering for special events, such as our annual holiday light show, A Hudson Christmas, or you are interested in learning about regular volunteer opportunities in the spring, please let us know here: 


Contact me about volunteer opportunities at Hudson Gardens!


Volunteer Perks

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, while enjoying meaningful interactions with visitors and staff. 



*Note that volunteer positions are not applicable toward court-ordered community service.