HS STUDENT VOLUNTEERS (ages 16 and up) needed at DUKE GARDENS TERRACE GIFT SHOP!

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Sarah P. Duke Gardens

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TERRACE GIFT SHOP VOLUNTEERS

Gift shop volunteer duties: Assist shop staff with stocking merchandise and product, pricing items, lifting boxes, watering plants and other shop duties as needed. Must be able to communicate with shop staff, fellow volunteers, and Gardens visitors with a friendly, positive attitude to ensure quality customer service. Shifts are generally four hours and volunteers must be punctual, able to stand, bend and kneel to perform duties.

Times/days needed: Student volunteer opportunities are available at Duke Gardens’ Terrace gift shop for students ages 16+ weekends (9:00 am-1:00 pm or 1:00-5:00 pm) from May - December 2019.

Interested in volunteering at Duke Gardens?: Please visit our website to learn more and apply!

Questions: Contact Niki Saylor, Duke Gardens volunteer and visitor services coordinator, at 919-668-3694 or niki.saylor@duke.edu

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About Sarah P. Duke Gardens

Location:

Duke University, 420 Anderson Street, Durham, NC 27708, US

Mission Statement

Sarah P. Duke Gardens creates and nurtures an environment in the heart of Duke University for learning, inspiration and enjoyment through excellence in horticulture.

Description

Sarah P. Duke Gardens is widely recognized as a premier public garden, providing extraordinary visitor experiences, horticultural artistry, leadership in conservation, and innovative programs. It plays a vital role in the life and values of Duke University and is a respite from the ordinary in a welcoming and beautiful setting.

Gardens need people to bring them to life, and people to nourish and pass them into future hands. Duke Gardens volunteers are that promise to the future. We cannot overstate the essential contribution volunteers make to the growth, purpose and beauty of the Gardens.

Expand your knowledge of the natural world and help each visitor find inspiration, enjoyment and a stronger connection to Duke Gardens. Volunteers bring their interests, energy, knowledge and passion to the Gardens, helping visitors by:
* offering information
* guiding tours and leading education programs
* maintaining gardens
* promoting membership
* enriching each visitor’s experience

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Sarah P. Duke GardensDuke University420 Anderson StreetDurham, NC 27708

(35.99923,-78.94721)
 

SKILLS

  • Public Relations
  • Customer Service
  • Merchandising
  • Retail / Sales
  • Multi-Tasking
  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

  • Teens

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 16
  • Times/days needed: Student volunteer opportunities are available at Duke Gardens’ Terrace gift shop for students ages 16+ on weekends (9:00 am-1:00 pm or 1:00-5:00 pm) from August – December 2019.

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