The Program Assistant provides direct support to the Volunteer and Event Coordinator and auxiliary support to the Education Coordinator with the Docent program. He or she will assist in the development of the volunteer program, docent-led tours and walks, production of special events, donor events, programs and private events.
Boyce Thompson Arboretum seeks an experienced horticulturist and manager for its newest garden, The Wallace Desert Garden, 13 acres of desert plants from around the world. The Horticulture Supervisor is responsible for the training, supervision, and continual development of assigned Wallace Garden staff. He or she supports and supervises plant collection care under the primary direction of the Director of Horticulture.
Boyce Thompson Arboretum seeks an experienced and energetic Director of Horticulture with a passion for, horticulture, botany, wildlife, plant collections, and beautiful gardens. They must be a strong, intuitive leader who will be an enthusiastic member of the Arboretum’s senior leadership team and contribute to BTA’s strategic direction. The ideal candidate will be approachable and positive, establish and maintain high horticultural standards, promote employees’ strengths, and motivate them.
The Tour Guide and Docent Assistant will have a passion for environmental and experiential education. She or he is an enthusiastic member of the education team and excited about building a comprehensive training and continuing education program for Boyce Thompson Arboretum’s docents and tour guides. The ideal candidate will be knowledgeable or enthusiastic in learning about desert ecology, teaching, and have a passion for working with people.
The Education Program Assistant will have a passion for environmental and experiential education. She or he is an enthusiastic member of the education team and excited about building a comprehensive after school program and building community partnerships with outside organizations and communities for Boyce Thompson Arboretum. The ideal candidate will be knowledgeable or enthusiastic in learning about desert ecology, teaching, and have a passion for working with children and adults.
Boyce Thompson Arboretum was founded in 1924, and is Arizona’s oldest and largest botanical garden. With plant collections from the world’s deserts, historic buildings and hidden gardens along miles of trails, it’s on the National Register of Historic Places. A haven for wildlife, BTA has been named "the most enchanting" Audubon Important Birding Area in Arizona, with 343 acres, 15K+ plants, 4K+ taxa, 30 full-time employees including 14 horticulture staff, Visitors Center and Gift Shop