Volunteering at the Gardens is a great way to learn and have fun while helping our guests have a wonderful experience, keeping our organization strong, and making our landscape and gardens beautiful. We rely on our volunteers’ help, expertise, and energy and make sure they receive excellent training and support.
We offer numerous volunteer opportunities for various age groups and interests. Chances are we have volunteer jobs you’ll enjoy at the activity and involvement levels you desire. As a volunteer, you’ll spend time with our other wonderful volunteers and our talented staff. You’ll delight in and share our guests’ enthusiasm for this wondrous place. You’ll be part of our family!
Want more information about the different types of volunteering here at CMBG? Please click on the PDF below for further information on our different categories of volunteers, important dates for orientations and trainings, plus extended descriptions and dates for all of our volunteer programs.
Volunteer Opportunities and Information for 2015
Listed below are some categories of volunteer opportunities for the current year. To inquire about volunteering, contact our Volunteer Coordinator Barbara Freeman at firstname.lastname@example.org. Do you know someone who’d enjoy being a CMBG volunteer? Share this list with friends and family!
- Ambassadors – Visitor Center, Shorefront, Roving
- Art Reception Caterers and Assistant Hosts
- Children’s and Family Programs
- Courtesy Shuttle Drivers
- Docents – Guided walking tours, Accessible Cart Tours
- Educational Programs for Adults
- Gardens Gift Shop
- Horticultural Therapy
- Horticulture and Grounds Work
- Kitchen Garden Dinner Series
- Photo Club Assistants
- Pink Lady’s Slipper Survey
- Plant Sale
- Plein-Air Painting Days
- Portland Flower Show
- Special Events
- Spring and Fall Teas