Thank you for your interest in becoming a Thanksgiving Point Volunteer! Volunteering is a fun and rewarding way to be involved and engaged with your community. You’ll have a great time serving others and learning more about the world around you. Volunteers play an integral part at Thanksgiving Point. We offer different types of volunteer opportunities for all kinds of people all over Thanksgiving Point. As a volunteer you will have the opportunity to earn different incentives such as discounts, tickets, special activities, and more!
CALLING ALL VOLUNTEERS
Thanksgiving Point volunteers (18+) have the opportunity to volunteer in many different areas across property. Choose one area or try them all! For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org
Volunteer applications are currently closed. Check back October 2023!
Ashton Gardens – Whether you are a novice gardener, a master gardener, or someone who wants to learn – come join us in the garden! Opportunities include gardening, education, facilitation and event help.
Educational Programs – Come support our Education Department as they offer our guests transformative learning experiences at the different venues.
Signature Experiences – Join our Signature Experiences team as they manage activities and educational opportunities related to the many events here at Thanksgiving Point.
Docents are trained volunteers who provide educational experiences for our guests.
Docents enhance guest experiences through:
- Supporting guests in their exploration through play and interactive, hands-on learning experiences.
- Helping guests interpret their observations and explore their curiosities.
- Welcoming all guests and helping to provide a safe and accessible experience.
- Enjoy engaging with guests of all ages.
- Have a love of entomology and a willingness to handle (hold) a variety of invertebrate animals.
- Have a desire to learn and a willingness to try new things.
Check back for future docent openings.
Ready to take your leadership skills to the next level? Growing Leaders, a volunteer program for teens aged 13 to 17, teaches leadership skills through service. Growing Leaders engage with the community by volunteering at events, summer camps, and more! Through trainings and monthly meetings, teens collaborate and make connections with other volunteers.
Join us on March 23rd for our 2023 kick-off!
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More Volunteer Opportunities
The mission of Thanksgiving Point is to provide transformative family learning. Educational advancement through internships is one of these opportunities. Thanksgiving Point is home to the Museum of Ancient Life, the 55-acre Ashton Gardens, an actual working Farm Country, and the family science Museum of Natural Curiosity. We also host educational classes that range from culinary arts, to horticultural design and agriculture, to science and business.
Whether you are looking for a team building opportunity or just want to serve we would love to help create the perfect volunteer opportunity for your group. This could be a one time service opportunity for your office, church, youth, or family group. Please fill out our group volunteer request form. We have projects ranging from painting fences to planting tulips!