Morris Arboretum

Morris Arboretum

Connecting people, plants, and place.

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Employment at Morris Arboretum

Employment Opportunites

Employment Application

Please download a PDF of the Official Penn Employment Application here.
Complete the form and submit along with any other required materials, as per the individual job listings below.

Maintenance Helper, Custodial and Event Support Staff

Description: The assignment includes custodial work, events support, cleaning of water features throughout the garden, customer service to our visitors and members, and responsibilities for security and safety. This position also may be a maintenance technician’s helper. Only responsible, mature, self-starting individuals who can wrok various shifts should apply. Under no circumstances will this position work more than 1,000 hours in a given year, and no more than 28 hours in a given week.

To Apply: Interested parties should send resume to Tom Wilson, Morris Arboretum 100 E. Northwestern Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19118 or email to wilsonth@upenn.edu.


Thank you for your interest in Employment at Morris Arboretum. We currently do not have any openings.


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Volunteers Needed:

Plant Sale

Volunteers are needed to work the Plant Sale. Volunteers receive a 20% coupon for use at the Plant Sale.

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Weather Update:

The Arboretum is open as usual. Click here for hours.

Please note that weather conditions can change quickly, check back or call (215) 247-5777 before heading out for a visit.

Weather conditions may limit garden access to certain features even if the garden is open – please check the web site or call (215) 247-5777 for updates before visiting. Our visitors’ safety in the garden is our top priority. Therefore when inclement weather is predicted, we will make decisions about closing the garden accordingly.

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