Location: McCrory Gardens Education & Visitor Center
Duties: Orient and welcome visitors to gardens. Provide site interpretation of display gardens, conduct guided tours at scheduled times and by appointment.
Skills: Interest in and willingness to learn about plants; willingness to learn teaching, presentation, and basic people management skills; willingness to work with large and small groups, or one on one; willingness to assist staff with related administrative tasks, such as paperwork, filing, and scheduling. Must enjoy children and adults.
Training: Must attend orientation. Specialized training to be arranged.
Hours: Our need for garden guides is greatest in spring, summer and fall. Minimum shift is two hours. We ask for a one-year commitment. Hours available: 9:00 am-5:00 pm daily.
Dress: Volunteers should be well groomed and dressed appropriately to present a good impression of McCrory Gardens, walking shoes. Shorts are permissible but must be "walking shorts" type. Volunteer Badge
Supervisor: Head Gardener, Assistant Gardener