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Become a pHS Volunteer

We invite you to become involved with PHS year round. Many activities, programs and events are held throughout the growing season and especially during the PHS Philadelphia Flower Show. Your contribution of time and talent will support the PHS mission. PHS works with thousands of gardening enthusiasts who share a love of plants and sustainability, but no experience is necessary- just a willingness to learn and lend a helping hand.

Current PHS Volunteer Opportunities

  • Gardening at the PHS Pop Up Gardens - PHS is looking for volunteers to help plant flowers at our Pop Up Gardens, located at 15th & South St and 10th & Hamilton St. Planting days will take place between May 16 & 26. Contact Jessica Wong at jwong@pennhort.org for more information and to sign up.
  • Meadowbrook Farm Tour Guide- PHS's Meadowbrook Farm attracts group tours and special events. Volunteers are needed to give group guided tours of the house and gardens. Behind-the-scenes information and training provided. Contact Jenny Rose Carey, Director of Meadowbrook Farm, at 215-887-5900 or jrcarey@pennhort.org. 
  • Garden at Meadowbrook Farm Beautiful gardens need many hands to plant, water, weed, and prune. Every Thursday, volunteers are encouraged to work with Meadowbrook Farm staff to keep the gardens and the sales yard looking their best. A great group activity. Contact Jenny Rose at 215-887-5900 or jrcarey@pennhort.org to confirm a Thursday. 
  • PHS Flower Show Volunteer - (2017 Flower Show: March 11 - 19) Example opportunities listed here. Register at the link below.

PHS Volunteer Policy Concerning Child Protection

PHS is committed to providing a safe environment for children. In compliance with the Pennsylvania Child Protective Services Law, PHS requires a Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance and a Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Record Check for all volunteers who may have direct contact with children at a PHS event. Other clearances may be required based on years of residence in Pennsylvania as mandated by Pennsylvania State Law. For more information on obtaining and submitting your clearances, click here.

For general volunteer questions, please contact Betty Greene, PHS Volunteer Manager at bgreene@pennhort.org or Jessica Wong, Shows & Events Volunteer Specialist at jwong@pennhort.org. 

 
 
 
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If you'd like to become a volunteer, please select one of the categories below (you may register for more than one). You will need to create a login, if you don't already have one, then check off your volunteer interests. Once we receive your completed form, we will contact you with relevant opportunities as they become available throughout the year.
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JobDescription
PHS General Volunteer Opportunities Assist with one of our many events or work days
PHS Philadelphia Flower Show Help support the country's largest indoor Flower Show
Public Landscape Workdays Assist with planting, pruning, weeding and watering of partner gardens

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