Gift Shop Volunteers

Gift Shop Volunteers

A stop at the Descanso Gardens Gift Shop is on many visitors’ to-do lists. The shop stocks a wide assortment of unique gift items, toys, books, food and stationery.

The newly expanded Plant Patio sells many unique live plants, garden décor, tools and pots, including the iconic Bauer line. Volunteer staff provide warm, exceptional customer service to shoppers.


  • Excellent communication skills. Volunteers go through a training program.
  • Ability to assist Gardens guests while demonstrating courteous and friendly service.
  • Training will be provided.


  • A minimum of six hours per month of volunteer service is required.
  • Year-round morning and afternoon shifts available.