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Garden Volunteers at the Japanese Friendship Garden

The Japanese Friendship Garden of Phoenix is a garden rich in culture and tradition. With serene landscape views at every turn of the path, maintaining the beauty of the trees, shrubs, and the ponds is vital to ensuring that visitors receive an authentic experience.Volunteers are needed to help with ongoing garden maintenance throughout the garden. Project duties range from the non-technical such as cleaning various areas of trash, to the technical, which can include some precise pruning of the plants and trees. This project may be labor intensive at times, but volunteers are encouraged to perform duties in which they feel comfortable performing.

Volunteers should wear long pants and a shirt with sleeves. Long sleeves, a hat, and sunglasses are also encouraged. Please also bring a reusable water bottle or sports drink to stay properly hydrated during the duration of the project. Also, be advised to wear and bring sunscreen.

The minimum age for this volunteer opportunity is 15 with a parent or guardian. All Volunteers under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian. 

Volunteers will check-in with their unique QR code "Access Pass".
Accessing Your QR Code "Access Pass"

  • Login to your account at
  • After you login, your account page will load. If you're already logged in, find the "Volunteer" option on the website, and select "My Account"
  • In the “Upcoming Opportunities” box, select “Access Pass” next to the appropriate opportunity
  • Be prepared to present your QR code at check-in. You can take a screen shot of your QR code ahead of time, bring a printed copy or pull it up within your account on your smart phone
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Age Minimum (with Adult): 15+, Minimum Age:15+

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