Cedar Lakes Woods and Gardens

Volunteer Opportunities

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Grounds Maintenance

Task Description:

  • Gain experience with basic garden care, including watering and weeding
  • Learn to mix concrete and build new planters
  • Create new garden displays

Volunteer Requirements:

  • Ability to tolerate being outdoors in the Florida heat
  • Confident in personal physical condition
  • Friendly and enthusiastic attitude

Minimum Age: 18


Tour Guide

Task Description:

  • Learn about the history of Cedar Lakes Woods & Gardens and share information with guests
  • Check guests in at the front office
  • Assist with leading tour groups
  • Provide overlook tours for new guests

Volunteer Requirements:

  • Ability to tolerate being outdoors in the Florida heat
  • Friendly and enthusiastic attitude
  • Experience in public speaking is a plus
  • Strong interest in learning about plants and animals

Minimum Age: 18


Animal Care Taker

Task Description:

  • Provide exceptional morning or evening care of our rescued animal friends, including tortoises, turtles, swans, cockatoos, cats, dogs, ducks, pheasants, fish, and a goose
  • ​Feed and provide water, clean the enclosures, and offer lots of love
  • Build new animal enclosures (when needed)

Volunteer Requirements:

  • Strong compassion for animals
  • Ability to tolerate being outdoors in the Florida heat
  • Friendly and enthusiastic attitude
  • Experience with animal care is a plus
  • Strong interest in learning about animal husbandry

Minimum Age: 16


Events Volunteer

We have several exciting upcoming events that will require volunteer help. Please see the Events page to find out more about events you may be interested in volunteering for. Currently, we are seeking volunteers for our Gardens & Zombies Event, Devils Dash Obstacle Race, and the 2017 Garden Show & Festival. All volunteer help is deeply appreciated.

Minumum Age: 12