Develop leadership skills and explore careers in horticulture while connecting with others in an enriching environment.
The Longwood Teen Volunteer Program is a summer program that provides high school students with an opportunity to become part of the Longwood Team. Whether helping in 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 and trainings. 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.
Successful applicants must be fully vaccinated against COVID−19. Exceptions to the COVID vaccine requirements may be provided to individuals for religious beliefs or medical reasons.
Applications for the summer 2022 program will be available February 8, 2022. Applications will be due February 28, 2022 by 5:00 pm.