The volunteers in Kings Park and Botanic Garden contribute both time and skills to assist in the maintenance of the Park.  If you are interested in joining a group please read the January 2017 Volunteer Handbook then email Kings Park Volunteer Coordinator at volunteer@bgpa.wa.gov.au or call 9480 3678.

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Bushland Carers

Care for the most important bushland in Perth, work with experts and learn about the fascinating world of Australian bush restoration and conservation. Download the 2017 Bushland Carer Calendar.

Climate Watch Group

While strolling in Kings Park, help track the behaviour of specific species and their response to climate change. Access maps, sign in sheets or find out more about the Friends of Kings Park Climate Watch Program here.

Event Friends

Volunteering the annual Skyworks, and other education based event activities in Kings Park.

Friends members are currently needed to volunteers at the 2017 Australia Day Skyworks. Please download the volunteer form here.

Plant Sale Friends

To find out more information about volunteering at Plant Sales or to download the volunteer form for a plant sale when they are available, visit the Plant Sales Volunteers page.

Garden Carers

Focus on the Botanic Garden assisting Kings Park horticulturalists to maintain the diverse range of Native Plants from around Western Australia.

Growing Friends

Keen and aspiring gardeners assist with propagating and growing Western Australian native plants for Friends of Kings Park plant sales.

Management Commitee

Would you consider joining the Friends of Kings Park Management Commitee? Are you interested in joining this well run and highly respected organisation?

If you would like to know more, please send an email to Helena, the Friends Administration Officer at friendskpadmin@bgpa.wa.gov.au.


Encourage visitors, especially children, to have fun, explore and learn about the bush in RioTinto Naturescape Kings Park.

Office Carers

Assist in the Friends office to provide essential administrative support. The Office Carers are a vital part of the Friends team, offering support with tasks such as mail outs and data entry, and other activities to support members and volunteers.

Orchid Group

Assist  horticultural staff in the conservation of Western Australian terrestrial orchids and carnivorous plants, and the maintenance of the Botanical Gardens and Parks Authority living ex situ orchid collection.

Volunteer Scholarhips

There are two annual scholarships available for volunteers in Kings Park, the Tom Alford and the Mary-Rose Paterson. Find out more about these scholarships and how to apply for them here.