Opportunities for Friends' Volunteers

Volunteering reconnects the community with nature,

keeps you socially active and mentally healthy.

​Join other like-minded Friends for enjoyment and learning to

support both the Friends and the Botanic Gardens of Adelaide.

For further information contact us by phone 08 8222 9367

or email friendsabg@internode.on.net

Join a Group
  • Botanical Art Group meets on Saturday afternoons.

  • North Lodge is home to the Craft Group, Mahjong and Book Groups.

  • Growing Group meets at Mount Lofty Botanic Garden Nursery.

  • Tours Group meets regularly to plan and conduct activities.

  • Garden Guides are trained every two years to take walks in the three Gardens, Government House and special events.

  • The Events Group coordinates Friends' displays and presence at Community Events. 

  • Join our Photography Group which meets twice a month in the ABG



Help the Friends

There are many other ways in which you could help the Friends.

  • Join the Friends Committee which meets every3rd Monday of the month at 7:30pm in the Goodman building

  • Help in the Friends' Office with mail out of Friends' Newsletter & Gazette

  • Join the North Lodge Committee and help in organising exhibitions, workshops and other activities

  • Become a North Lodge "meeter and greeter" to welcome visitors

  • ​Help with catering and serving refreshments at Friends' events

Help the Gardens
  • Hands on Hort WBG  help with basic garden maintenance at Wittunga Botanic Garden

  • Hands on Hort MLBG help with basic garden maintenance in Mt Lofty Botanic Garden

  • Hands on Hort ABG help with basic garden maintenance in the Adelaide Botanic Garden

  • Visitor Information Centre volunteers are trained to respond to visitors' enquiries about the Adelaide Botanic Garden FBGA 8222 9367

  • Herbarium volunteers are welcome any day and time to assist Herbarium staff in a variety of tasks ring ABG Reception 8222 9311

  • Library volunteers are welcome to assist with various library tasks in the Gardens' Library 8222 9311

  • Museum of Economic Botany volunteers are trained to Meet and Greet visitors 8222 9311



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