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All Hands In

Garden Porters' Portal

The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.

- MAHATMA GANDHI -

We Thank You for your interest and your willingness to Serve With Us here at Porte NOIRE Gardens!  Your kindness and commitment to increasing the quality of life of those in your community is greatly appreciated and valued.

Our Garden Porters are essential to the growth and sustainability of The Porte.  

Community Gardens need volunteers so they can produce, serve and Thrive! Volunteers help Porte NOIRE Gardens by:

  • creating a welcoming atmosphere

  • being a resource of information

  • offering new ideas and perspectives

  • program leadership

  • garden and trail tour guides

  • special event support

  • garden planting, pruning and harvesting

  • general maintenance tasks

  • Special Proejcts

  • enhancing the visitor experience

Come and Enjoy Nature as you help to enhance visitors' experiences that will build new connections with the outdoors and all of its benefits.

START YOUR GARDEN PORTER JOURNEY TODAY!  register here!

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2024 garden porter opportunities are coming soon!!!!

GENERAL VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Qualifications:

  • Humans with a passion and willingness to serve their community

  • All ages can volunteer as long as they can take direction, respect others and themselves

  • Youth,  from toddler to 15 years of age must have parental/guardian supervision by an adult 18+ years of age and older during all volunteer opportunities

YOUTH PROGRAM
VOLUNTEER
OPPORTUNITIES

Qualifications:

  • Humans with a gentle hand, compassion and willingness to serve and guide our youth 

  • minimum age is 16

  • in efforts to ensure that our youth visitors' safety remains a top priority, our screening standard will align with our local county public school district 

- if you ARE 18 YEARS OF AGE AND can get approved to volunteer with Franklin county or Wake county public school systems, you can volunteer with our youth.

- You will have to provide proof of your school certified authorization (which by law will include a background check) (not to exceed 2 years from date of submission) (to be approved and cleared by The Porte program director)  before you will be APPROVED to participate with any youth PROGRAM volunteer opportunities.

SPECIAL EVENTS VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Qualifications:

  • Humans with a passion and willingness to serve their community

  • All ages can volunteer as long as they can take direction, respect others and themselves

  • Youth,  from toddler to 15 years of age must have parental/guardian supervision from an adult 18+ years of age and older during all volunteer opportunities

If you become a helper of hearts, springs of wisdom will flow from your heart.

- RUMI -

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