Off-site volunteersFOLA depends on volunteers to help maintain the arboretum and manage our nonprofit organization. Volunteering is a great experience. Come meet new people, make new friends, and make a difference in Laurelwood Arboretum.

Coordinate fundraising activities, head a subcommittee, or work on specific fundraising campaigns.

Volunteer Management
Coordinate volunteer activities on site and off, keep track of volunteer information and develop initiatives to recruit, retain and reward volunteers.

Tour Scheduler
Coordinate requests and availability for tours.

Horticultural Research
Join the research program to help identify the many varieties of rhododendrons and/or other plantings in Laurelwood Arboretum.

Programs and Events
Help develop programs and events for the community.

Help develop educational programs and workshops for children and adults.

Off-site VolunteersAdministrative Help
Data entry and general office work.

Graphic Design
Manage layout and design for various projects.

Public Relations and Marketing
Be involved in various outreach efforts such as newsletters, website, and social media.

Membership: Help us reach out to potential new members and nurture our existing members.

Help research and prepare grants.

Help record the arboretum in pictures and help with displays in the Knippenberg Center.

Plant Sales
Help coordinate the plant sales.

More info, please call 973-831-5675 or e-mail us at