Volunteer and Employment Opportunities


Volunteer Opportunities

Smith-Gilbert Gardens depends upon dedicated volunteers to care for the garden, lead school tours, and greet visitors. If you enjoy the outdoors, meeting new people, and spreading joy, consider volunteering with us!

Horticulture Volunteers –  Mondays and Wednesdays, 9 to 11 a.m. All experience levels are welcome! Come share your expertise or learn with the best.

Administrative support needed to help in the office and Gift Shop.

Tour Guides needed to lead tours for school and adult groups. Next orientation begins Oct 2nd at 9AM

All Volunteers must submit an application and undergo a background check and drug screen. This is done free of charge and helps to ensure the safety of the many children who visit the garden each year. Please contact our Visitor Services Coordinator, Anna Bell King via email or click the link for the Volunteer Application.


 Employment Opportunities

There are no current openings at this time


Garden Hours

Tuesday - Saturday
9:00am - 4:00pm
Sunday & Monday Closed

Guided tours for groups of 10 or more available by appointment.

*Dogs and other pets are not allowed on the garden premises, with the exception of service animals. *

2019 Holiday Hours

  • July 4th

  • Thanksgiving
    11/28-11/29 - CLOSED  
    11/30 - Open regular hours
  • Christmas
  • Admission

    *Effective 3/1/19

    General Admission $10
    Seniors (age 65+) $8
    Active Military (with ID)/University Student $5
    Youth ages 3-17 (with family) $5
    Children, ages 2 and younger (with family) Free
    SGG Members Free
    Group Tours Book a Tour

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    Kennesaw, Georgia 30152

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