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National Tropical Botanical Garden Charity Profile
The mission of the National Tropical Botanical Garden is to enrich life through discovery, scientific research, conservation, and education by perpetuating the survival of plants, ecosystems, and cultural knowledge of tropical regions.
Our mission is achieved through:
A network of diverse gardens and preserves in Hawai`i and Florida, each with significant biological, cultural, and historical resources.
Conservation, research, and reference collections (living, library, and herbarium) assembled through discovery and collaboration.
Research in botany, ethnobotany, horticulture, conservation biology, and restoration ecology through programs and institutes.
Educational courses, publications, lectures, and visitor programs.
Facilities and infrastructure necessary to conduct this work.
National Tropical Botanical Garden Volunteer Information
The National Tropical Botanical Garden is committed to building and nurturing its valuable volunteer team. We believe having a passionate, responsive and dynamic volunteer community at the Garden is one of the best strategic tools to achieving our mission. By becoming a volunteer you will be making a substantial contribution to preservation and knowledge of tropical plants and ecosystems. Why not use your time and talent to grow with us?
Fun and rewarding
Variety of opportunities available - put your current skills and experience to work or learn something new that interests you.
Opportunities available year-round, weekdays and/or weekends.
Flexible hours - some volunteers come in a few times a week, some once a month, and others on a seasonal basis. Some of our locations also offer opportunities under a "Vacation and Volunteer" basis.
Ages range from 14 to 80+
Supportive workplace environment
Orientation and on-the-job training specific to your position.
Great benefits such as invitations to special events, special newsletters, behind-the-scenes access, opportunities to learn more about the fascinating world of tropical plants, and a chance to make new friends.
National Tropical Botanical Garden Donation Information
Nearly one-third of the world’s plant species are at risk of extinction. The risk is even greater in the tropics. And it is these very places that hold the richest biodiversity on earth.We ask that you consider making a donation, or joining or renewing as a member. Your decision will have a lasting effect.
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