F. O. D. Volunteers

Friends of the Domes Volunteers

Thank You!

Thank you for being a Friends of the Domes volunteer at the Mitchell Park Horticultural Conservatory. We simply couldn’t fulfill our mission without you!

Volunteer Orientation

General Opportunities

Friends Of The Domes Office
  • Assist with membership mailings
  • Once a month phone calls for membership retention (can be done from home)
  • PHENOLOGY RECORDER - Walk the paths to look for and record plants as they bloom. Must be able to stand and walk over 30 minutes.
  • SPRING EQUINOX - Training is provided.
  • PATH PATROL - Walk the paths to pick up litter, provide information to visitors and remind visitors of Domes etiquette. Mondays, and during the Train Show in the winter months.
  • RESOURCE KEEPER - Assist with management of Ed Center's library, photo collection and other informational resources. Requires organizational skills. Hours are flexible.
  • TEACHING/ASSISTING - FOD Horticulture Related Classes & Workshops
  • Take photos at FOD events for website and promotional purposes.

To volunteer for any of these events or positions, or for more information, please sign up on this page or contact FOD Volunteer Coordinator, Carrie Kelroy: domesvolunter@gmail.com


Friends of the Mitchell Park DomesMilwaukee County Parks

Event Volunteers

  • Name / Email Adress

    Name* (First, MI, Last)


    Event Selection

    Very Fairy Princess Day

    APRIL 14, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

    Volunteer Needs: assistants for characters, fairy garden sales, FOD table, set up and take down, crowd control

    Select Shift:
    Shift One: 8:00 am - 12:30 pm

    Shift Two: 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm

    Art in the Green

    APRIL 26, 27, 28 , FRIDAY 12:00 - 8:00 PM, SATURDAY 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM, SUNDAY 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

    Volunteer Needs: assist artists with set up on Friday (day prior to Art Fest), Admissions Booths, Vendor Hospitality, FOD Table

    Select Shift:
    FRIDAY (Set Up)
    Shift One: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    Shift Two: 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Shift One: 8:30 am - 12:15 pm

    Shift Two: 12:00 pm - 5:15 pm

    Shift One: 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

    Shift Two: 11:45 am - 4:30 pm

    Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) Celebration

    OCTOBER 26, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

    Volunteer Needs: set up, decorating the Domes, Volunteer Check-In, stuff candy bags, admission booths, crowd control, greeters to hand out candy bags, vendor hospitality, take down

    Select Shift:
    THURSDAY (Set Up, Decorating, Stuff Candy Bags)
    Shift: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    Shift One: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm (Set Up, Decorating)

    Shift Two: 5:15- 9:30 pm (Assist at Event)

    New Year’s Eve Family Celebration

    SUNDAY, DEC. 31, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

    Volunteer Needs: admission booths, greeters to hand out party favors, crowd control, vendor hospitality, Volunteer Check-In, FOD Table

    Select Shift:
    Shift: 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm

    Hearts Under Glass

    FEB. 14, 2018, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

    Volunteer Needs: - Set Up, Admission Booth, Vendor Hospitality, FOD Table

    Select Shift:
    Shift: 5:00 pm – 9:30 pm

    Spring Equinox Celebration

    MARCH 18, 9AM - 4PM

    Volunteer Needs: - Tours, Vendor Hospitality, Extra Training may be required

    Select Shift:
    Shift One - morning

    Shift Two - afternoon

    * required fields