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: carriekelroy.fod@milwaukeedomes.org

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Event Volunteers

  • Name / Email Adress

    Name* (First, MI, Last)


    Event Selection

    Hearts Under Glass

    THURSDAY, FEB. 14, 2019, 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

    Picnic in the Park

    SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 12:00-4:00PM

    Volunteer Needs: Set up, take down, run activities, staff planting station, admissions

     Shift  - 11:30 - 4:30

    Spring Equinox Celebration

    SUNDAY, MARCH 17, 9AM - 4PM

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

    Select Shift:
     Shift One - morning

     Shift Two - afternoon

    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

    FRIDAY,OCTOBER 25, 2019, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

    Volunteer Needs: set up, decorating the Domes, 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

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

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

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

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