Bluffton Volunteer Opportunities

Area Coordinator: Valerie Emerson     




Port Royal Sound Maritime Center
310 Okatie Highway

(former Lemon Island Marina)
Workdays announced as needed

Maintenance of the grounds of the non-profit Port Royal Sound Maritime Center.

Contact: Bette Warfield
Telephone: 843-987-0170

Historic Homes Grounds Maintenance
First Thursday of each month, excluding July and August
From 10:00 until noon during cooler months and 9:00 until 11:00 when warmer.

Heyward House (70 Boundary Street) and Teel House (Colcock Avenue) Historic homes owned by the Bluffton Historical Preservation Society.
The Heyward House serves as the Welcome Center for Bluffton Master Gardeners maintain grounds.

Contact : Alice Fraser
Telephone:   Home-843-757-2535    Cell-843-8557

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Waddell Mariculture Center
Workdays announced as needed
Sawmill Road, Bluffton

Contact:  Scott Brown

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Savannah National Wildlife Service Visitors Center
Every 1st and 3rd Wednesdays, March – December

Contact : Michelle Baldwin
Telephone: 843 -757-8869
Email:Tuesday afternoons for Raised Bed Gardening
Friday afternoons for Tower Garden

100 H.E McCracken Circle
Bluffton, South Carolina 29910
Wednesdays 4 – 5

Contact: Sharon Butler, Project Manager

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Old Town Bluffton Planter Project
Once in spring and fall

This is a project that began in the fall of 2015 as part of Old Town Bluffton’s beautification program. Master Gardeners replanted 24 large concrete pots along May River Rd. and are committed to continue to replant each spring and fall. Volunteers will receive emails when the replanting is scheduled.

Contact: Annette Girard


MC Riley and Pritchardville Elementary Schools – Boys and Girls Club of Bluffton

Wednesday afternoons  3:00-5:00

Teaching activities with elementary students occur weekly at school gardens planted and maintained by the children under the guidance of Master Gardeners.

Contact: Jim Lorenz


Bluffton Farmers’ Market
Every Thursday 12:00 noon – 5:00 p.m.
Shifts are 11:50 – 2:30 and 2:30 -5:10

Provide gardening tips, best planting practices, soil corrections, and answer gardening questions at our booth.  The Master Gardener Booth is just inside the entrance to the Martin Family Park. The entrance is off Lawrence Street between Calhoun and Boundary Streets.

Contact: Bill Camp