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The Longwood Teen Volunteer Program is an eight-week summer program that provides high school students with an opportunity to become part of the Longwood Team. Whether helping in the production greenhouses, the Conservatory or outdoor garden areas, teens will explore careers in horticulture and develop leadership skills in an enriching environment. 

Ideal Candidates will:

  • Be entering grades 9−12.
  • Be interested in learning more about careers at Longwood Gardens and the field of horticulture. 
  • Have access to reliable transportation.   
  • Attend all events, trainings, and complete 30 scheduled hours during the eight-week program. Teens are expected to volunteer at least one shift per week. 
  • All opportunities require walking, standing, kneeling, bending, reaching and light lifting. Specific duties vary, depending on the area. 

To Apply

Applications for the summer 2022 program will be available February 8, 2022. Applications will be due February 28, 2022 by 5:00 pm.


School and Youth Programs
Phone: 610.388.5377