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Botanic Garden Information Centre

The Information Centre is operated by Friends of the Dunedin Botanic Garden and run entirely by volunteers. The centre is open 7 days a week 363 days of the year. Full training is given on the cash register and all other tasks.

Responsibilities include using the cash register for retail activity, assisting visitors with information and making up bags of duck food and giving them out.


  • Competency with cash handling
  • Ability to relate to all ages
  • Good initiative and work ethic
  • Confidence working alone if necessary (only after training and mentoring from an experienced volunteer).

A Police check is required because of working with children and cash.
Even though this is a volunteer role all volunteers at the Dunedin Botanic Garden are obliged to sign an Engagement Agreement and sign-off from the Dunedin City Council.

A Police background check is required for this role.

Time commitment

The day is broken into two rosters of 3 hours each - 10.00 am to 1.00 pm and 1.00 pm to 4.00 pm. Volunteers can work a set day each week or fortnight, or whatever suits. Flexibility for both parties is encouraged.

Getting started

The first step is to express your interest by filling out the form below. We will then put you in touch directly with the organisation for more information on the role and how to proceed.

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