Volunteer Docent Program

If you are looking for a rewarding volunteer opportunity, become a Docent at the Gardens of the World.

What is a Docent?
A Docent is a person who leads educational tours and assists guests.

Who can become a Docent?
Anyone who enjoys people, plants and beautiful places! Training is provided, so you do not need prior experience.

What is involved?
We ask for a 3 - hour commitment per week. Docent hours are scheduled Tuesday through Sunday from 10:00am - 1:00pm and from 1:00pm - 4:00pm.

For more information or an application form, please call the Docent Coordinator at the Gardens Office (805) 557-1135 ext. 5. You can also print an application from the link below. The completed application forms should be mailed or faxed to us at (805) 777-1006.

Volunteers are an integral part of the success of the Gardens. We welcome your talent and enthusiasm.

Docent Application