We Need You

Volunteers just like you are an integral part of all we do at Awbury. When you volunteer, you make a difference for your entire community to connect with nature and history. Thank you for taking your time to invest in others and their future!


Whether you love to work outside in the garden, enjoy hosting events, like to lead tours, or prefer office tasks – we’d love to have you as part of our team!


Awbury welcomes volunteer groups. Join us to help with spring and fall plantings, invasive species removal, trail maintenance, pruning, mulching, litter patrol, and seed collection!

Fill out the form at the bottom of the page to let us know what you’re interested in!

Opportunities for Awbury Volunteers:

bee on goldenrodPollinator Habitat 2016 Seasonal Open Gardening Hours
Tuesday afternoons, Thursday mornings, and the last Sunday of each month*

Gardening to benefit pollinators is a wonderful focus to add to your gardening skills repertoire. Awbury’s Pollinator Habitat is located in Awbury’s Agricultural Village and is maintained by Penn State Extension Master Gardeners, but all gardeners are welcome to join! Come learn, share, and enjoy our pollinator-friendly garden.
* Start times may vary slightly.  RSVP for schedule information and updates.
Led by Master Gardeners Leslie Cerf and Marty Hudson

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Saturdays from June – October, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Two shifts of gardening in the historic English Landscape:
– 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
– 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
– Followed by a tour of the Arboretum

Meet at the Cope House parking lot.

Led by Volunteer Coordinator Leslie Cerf

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Heartwood Music Festival!

Sunday, June 12, 9:00 AM – 7:00 PM

Help us celebrate our centennial year at this day-long music festival, plus circus performances, petting zoo, disc golf course, kids’ crafts, face painting, and much more.

We have a variety of roles and shifts for volunteers to fill, including staff support and children’s activities.


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