Want to learn more about becoming a volunteer?

If you have visited the Clark Bonsai Collection at Shinzen Japanese Garden in Woodward Park, you were probably impressed by its beautiful serene ambiance and the impressive, carefully crafted bonsai. But what you may not have considered is that all of this was created and is maintained by a cadre of dedicated volunteers who tend to the landscaping and structures of the bonsai garden and the health and beauty of the bonsai.

You may have also interacted with a friendly, knowledgeable docent who welcomed you and
answered your questions about the bonsai and the garden.

Whether you enjoy working with your hands. or learning more about Japanese art and culture, especially the art of bonsai and enjoy sharing what you learned with others, you might enjoy becoming a volunteer. We are in serious need of volunteers to keep the garden open to the increasing numbers of visitors Please consider becoming a member of the Clark Bonsai collection Volunteer Family!

Volunteer Opportunities:

  • Bonsai Landscaping Tenders
  • Bonsai Tree Tenders
  • Bonsai Host
  • Bonsai Docent
  • Miscellaneous Organizational Support
  • Bonsai Secretarial Support
  • I.T./Social Media
  • Photography/Videography

To learn more about volunteer duties, skills, training and commitment, be sure to view the PDF document linked below for further detials.

Ready to become a volunteer?

Volunteer Day 3rd Saturday of each month from 9am-12pm

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