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Families;Visitors & Travelers


Age Minimum (with Adult) - 18, Minimum Age - 18+, Skill Category - N/A Verified Volunteers Level:

Love Trails, Trees & Travelers? Volunteer at Hoyt Arboretum! (age 18+) Referral

Hoyt Arboretum Friends

Hoyt Arboretum is Portland’s museum of living trees. People from across the Metro area - and from around the world - enjoy exploring the arboretum’s 6,000 trees along 12 miles of walking trails. Hoyt Arboretum’s Visitor Center is the first stop for most of these visitors, and Visitor Services Representatives are their first point of contact.

Volunteers represent Hoyt Arboretum by providing information to the public and by promoting a positive guest experience for each visitor by:

  • Providing exceptional customer service by greeting, assisting and engaging with visitors and providing recommendations for their visit to the arboretum.

  • Sharing knowledge about the arboretum’s trees, trails and events (E.g., classes and tours).

  • Operating the point-of-sale system (cash register and credit card terminal).

  • And more!

Visitor Services Representatives should be available to volunteer for a minimum of 2 shifts per month, including weekends and occasional weekday requests.All shifts are daytime hours and typically last 3 to 4 hours. Visitor Services Representatives are encouraged to be available for a minimum 6-month commitment.

Hoyt Arboretum is Portland's museum of living trees located on 189-ridge top acres in Washington Park. The Visitor Center is located at 4000 SW Fairview Blvd. The arboretum is home to more than 6,000 trees and plants, including more than 2,000 species (63 of which are threatened or endangered in the wild). To the local community, Hoyt Arboretum represents a unique setting for education, fitness and reflection. To the world, Hoyt Arboretum is a critical partner in global conservation and scientific research. For more information about Hoyt Arboretum, please visit

Opportunity Requirements:

  • Volunteers must be 18 years of age or older to participate in this opportunity.

Click on "Express Interest" below if you are interested in helping out!

**This is a Referral Opportunity, which means it is run directly by one of our nonprofit partners. Once you express interest, someone from the partner organization should follow up with you shortly to discuss confirming you as a volunteer for this opportunity.

**Please note, your hours may not be recorded in your Hands On Greater Portland account since this is a partner-managed opportunity.


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6/14/2017    - 12/14/2017VOLUNTEERS NEEDED THROUGH 12/14/2017

Portland, OR 97221



Becky Schreiber

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