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 landscape*, enjoy hosting events, like to lead tours, or prefer office tasks – we’d love to have you as part of our team!

*We invite individuals to join other gardening volunteers and the Awbury landscape staff on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays.


Awbury welcomes volunteer groups to schedule a work day with our volunteer coordinator.  We’ll will tailor the right project for your group.

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

Questions? Contact Volunteer Coordinator Leslie Cerf at lcerf@awbury.org or (215) 205-6561.

Upcoming Opportunities for Awbury Volunteers:

— Pollinator Habitat Gardening —

Tuesday Mornings, 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM,bee close up

Thursday Afternoons, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM,

and the last Sunday of each month

a continuation of our Hands-on Pollinator Habitat Lessons

Gardening to benefit pollinators is a wonderful focus to add to your gardening skills repertoire and supports the survival of local native pollinator species.  Awbury Arboretum’s Agricultural Village includes a Pollinator Habitat, maintained by Penn State Extension Master Gardeners and skilled volunteers.

Weather permitting; we will cancel in case of rain.  

BY APPOINTMENT:  RSVP for schedule information and updates.  Contact Leslie Cerf lcerf@awbury.org or call 215-205-6561 to sign up.

Location: Awbury Arboretum Agricultural Village – click here for directions.


— Awbury Coffee “Grounds” Garden Club —

Thursday Mornings, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

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Our Rise and Shine Gardening Club is back!


Help Awbury’s landscaping staff maintain our historic garden beds.

Contact Leslie Cerf lcerf@awbury.org or call 215-205-6561 to sign up.

Location: Awbury Arboretum, meet at the Cope House barn, 1 Awbury Rd, Philadelphia, PA 19138



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