We are in need of capable people who are willing to roll up their sleeves! Lord & Schryver Conservancy is a wonderful place to volunteer and meet new friends. A sampling of the volunteer opportunities available include:
• Weekday Gardening Assistants
Help the Garden Manager maintain a section of the gardens.
• Weekend Watering Assistants
Scheduling is flexible for this early morning role.
• Thursday Morning Deepwood Gardeners
Work as a team in the historic gardens at Deepwood Museum & Gardens.
• Friday Morning Gardeners
Work as a team in the historic Gaiety Hollow Gardens.
Other Volunteer Needs
• Irrigation Support Crew
• Plant Propagation
• Tree and Shrub Patrol Team
• Outside Carpenters
Additional Volunteer Opportunities:
Would you like to learn more about the legacy of Elizabeth Lord and Edith Schryver and share your knowledge with visitors to the gardens? Do you enjoy meeting new people? Are you comfortable talking before a small group? If yes, then consider joining our Docent Program!
Our 6-month Docent Training Program begins in October of each year. To prepare candidates to lead garden tour groups at Gaiety Hollow (L&S Home and Garden) and Deepwood Museum and Garden, candidates will attend monthly lectures, and participate in hands-on workshops and discussion groups,
After successful completion of the program, the docent is expected to lead at least six tours each season for two seasons (April through September).
For more information, email email@example.com or call 503-838-0527
We are a presence at many activities throughout the year including garden events, the Salem Art Fair, lectures, workshops and donor receptions.
Send us a note at firstname.lastname@example.org outlining your interest and we will be in touch!
Do you have a skill you would like to contribute? We probably have a project for you to work on!
Please contact email@example.com if you have skills and energy to offer.