Volunteer with Us


We are always looking for enthusaistic, dedicated people to volunteer at Hayes Arboretum! From maintaining the property and trails to helping with groups and field trips, there is always something to do. If you are looking for a fun, educational, and nature-filled environment, the arboretum is the place for you!


To get started you can come to the Nature Center or call at (765) 962-3745. We are open Tues-Sat 9-5. You can also download the volunteer form or fill out the form below.

Programs & Events


Public hikes


Special events

School groups

Summer classes

Grounds Maintenance


Invasive plant removal

Trail management

Trash pick-up







Educational Interpretaion


Nature Center displays

Outdoor signs


Trail information

Ongoing Opportunities

Invasive plant removal

Wednesdays, 9-10:30am

Work with our Honeysuckle Removal Team to restore our forests! Please call the day before to confirm your attendance.

Mountain bike trail maintenence

Time Varies

Volunteers meet at the East Side Parking Lot (corner of Woodside Dr & Hayes Arb Rd).


Please RSVP by calling the Nature Center at 765-962-3745.

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If you have any other volunteer ideas not mentioned above, please let us know!