The Rockford Park District is looking for some people willing to spend their free time at the Nicholas Conservatory & Gardens.
The conservatory is hosting on-site open houses for interested volunteers this week. Prospective volunteers can complete an application online and learn more about available opportunities. Anyone who fills out an applications can then tour the gardens for free on open house days.
Available opportunities include docent, greeter, horticulture work, field trip assistant, activities volunteer, and special events volunteer.
The first open house was held Thursday from 2:00 to 6:00 p.m. The second will be held Saturday, September 21 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The conservatory is located at 1354 N. Second Street in Rockford.
To fill out an application, visit www.rockfordparkdistrict.org.