There are many ways to get involved with Woodlands Garden!

More than 300 people volunteer each year for activities ranging from removing invasive plants and installing and tending native plants to hosting public events, making policy, raising funds and planning educational activities. In 2013, volunteers provided nearly 3,000 hours of essential service to the community.

There are many ways to be part of the beauty and excitement of Woodlands Garden, from office work to gardening to hosting. Please complete this online application. We’d appreciate your help in the areas listed below.

Ways to Volunteer

Volunteers help guide visitors on a Garden exploration
Volunteers help guide visitors on a Garden exploration

For the Garden: 

If you are interested in any of the opportunities below, please email the Garden Manager: or call 404-373-2222

  • Plant record-keeping (bloom report, plant inventory, plant labels)
  • Gardening – planting, weeding, watering, pruning
  • Tool maintenance
  • Golf cart maintenance


For the Office and the Organization:

  • Facilities maintenance

    The Lycoris radiata, also commonly known as Red Magic Lily, is a late-blooming bulb
    We can also use help with indoor tasks like sorting our extensive catalog of garden images…
  • Administration
  • Tech support
  • Writing / editing
  • Fundraising
  • Board membership
  • Bookkeeping
  • Publicity / marketing


For Visitors:

  • Leading tours for organizations and school groups
  • Social media
  • Event planning
  • Hosting concerts and other events
  • Environmental education

We are eager to meet you and put you to work! Please take a moment to tell us about your interests and availability on a brief form you can find here.

Feel free to contact with questions here: