Join the Bayard Cutting Arboretum Family: Become A Volunteer

Due to COVID, sadly we cannot accept applications at this time;

We hope to start again in the Spring of 2021


At Bayard Cutting Arboretum, not only do we cherish our volunteers, we couldn’t do what we do without them. We rely on generous, dedicated people to help us achieve our mission—encouraging the planting and conservation of trees and other plants for a greener, healthier, and more beautiful world.

For more information please contact Carolann Gaites, Volunteer Coordinator at 1-631-581-1002 ext 105 or email:


Bayard Cutting Arboretum Volunteer Job Descriptions

Garden Guides & Tours

Receive training and lead guided tours of the grounds for adults and children.

House Docent

Receive training and lead guided tours of Westbrook Manor weekends and for reserved group tours.

Education Docent

Assist with special education projects.

Garden & Horticulture

Assist staff in weeding, raking, mulching, and other garden tasks.

CSA Farm

Assist in farm tasks weeding, starting seeds, transplanting seedlings and harvesting crops.

Office & Administration

Assist in preparation of mailings, data entry, photocopying, filing, phones, and related duties.

Manor House Receptionist

Greet visitors to Westbrook Manor. Responsible for booking tours. Provide visitors with information on activities and events.

Carpentry and Maintenance

Individuals with carpentry skills for restoration projects, maintenance and event set up.

Special Events

Assist in an event and help increase funding while raising public awareness of the programs and activities at Bayard Cutting Arboretum.


Tell us how you would like to help.