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A Place to Grow.

Holden Forests & Gardens is not just a great place to visit, it’s a wonderful place to work. Discover the opportunities now available for potential employees, interns and volunteers.

Holden Forests & Gardens is an equal opportunity, ADA Employer and a Drug-free Work Place.

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Sprouting Young Scientists Instructor (SPYS) – Outreach in local preschools

We are looking for a few energetic individuals interested in delivering our new preschool outreach program to children three to five years old in area preschools. The work is a part-time subcontract during the school day and takes place September – October and January – July. Individuals should have experience working with preschool-age students. A natural science background and love of nature are preferred.

For more details or to submit a resume to Beck Thompson at

Birthday Party Guide

The Education department seeks an organized, creative, and friendly team member to support the Public Programs Coordinator as a Birthday Party Guide. Guides will set up, greet the Birthday family, lead, and tear down aspects of themed birthday parties at the Holden Arboretum. Birthday parties are held for children four (4) to fifteen (15) years of age. This position’s primary location is at the Holden Arboretum which spans 3,600 acres; the 200 core acres include themed gardens, trails, and plant collections with access to natural areas.


Review of applications with begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. 

Qualified applicants should review complete job description here then submit résumé and 3 professional references to Jen Graham at

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