Join the Bayard Cutting Arboretum Family

Become A Volunteer

volunteer form


At the Bayard Cutting Arboretum, we cherish our volunteers.  With generous help and dedication, we couldn’t do what we do without them.  Volunteer efforts help us achieve our mission of 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, our Volunteer Coordinator.  She can be reached at 1-631-581-1002 ext 105 or by email at


Volunteer Job Descriptions

  • Garden Guides & Tours – Receive training and lead guided tours of the grounds for adults and children.
  • House Docent (Not available at this time) – Receive training and lead guided tours of Westbrook Manor weekends and 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 such as weeding, starting seeds, transplanting seedlings, and harvesting crops.
  • Manor House Receptionist (Not available at this time) – Greet visitors to Westbrook Manor. As a receptionist, you would be responsible for booking tours, providing 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.
  • Other – Tell us how you would like to help.


To become a volunteer please fill out the form below.

Bayard cutting arboretum volunteer form