2024 Upstate Spring Native Plant Sale

FAQs for Plant Sale Volunteers

You Make The Difference. Credit: Cynthia Gibson/Dream Studio

Unfortunately, volunteer sign-up for the 2024 Upstate SCNPS Plant Sale has closed. However, if you have already signed up to volunteer, first off, you are awesome! Secondly, please make sure to sign the required waiver if you have not already done so. All volunteers must register electronically. Thirdly, keep reading to find out answers to your questions.

Q. What kinds of jobs are available to me as a volunteer at the sale?
A: We’re so glad you asked — you can learn all about them HERE.

Q: How will I find out what is expected of me as a volunteer?
A: Once you have been assigned a role, your name will be given to the Team leader for your area(s); they will contact you and provide instructions and additional training based on the job.

Q: When can I buy plants?
A: Volunteers will enjoy first dibs on our plant selection in a calm and relaxed setting. Early access begins on Friday, May 10th at 1 PM.

Q: What forms of payment are accepted?
A: We will accept cash, checks, and all major credit cards at the sale.

Q: Do I need to sign another waiver if I have already completed one for another SCNPS event?
A: Yes, all volunteers must sign a new Release and Waiver of Liability form. If you have not already done so, please sign the waiver for this event.

Q: Where do I go when I arrive for my shift at Conestee Park?
A: On Friday the Volunteer Coordinators will be near the front entrance of the sale. On Saturday, volunteers should check in by 8am. Just look for the Volunteer Table, where you will receive a vest and a name tag and be directed to your team leader!

Q: Where should I park?
A: Please park away from the plant sale area at the Stadium and leave spaces up close for our customers.

Q: Will food and drink be available?
A: Water will be available to refill your water bottle. Snacks and cookies will be available, but we strongly recommend that you bring something more substantial since many of us will be working through lunch!

We will be updating this page regularly as the sale date approaches. Check back often to learn more!