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Lan Su Guide

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Lan Su Chinese Garden

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Lan Su Guides are the docents of the garden and the story tellers of Lan Su. They help visitors fully experience the history, the energy, and the quality of this oasis of tranquil beauty and culture. The role of a Lan Su Guide is to inspire, engage, and educate the garden's global visitors. Class 2022 of Lan Su Guides are required to go through 5 weekly trainings to be certified and ready to lead tours during the garden's celebration of Chinese New Year 2022.

Class 2022 is now open for applications. To apply, submit the application to Tim Merrill, Volunteer Coordinator at volunteers@lansugarden.org. by November 22, 2021.

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About Lan Su Chinese Garden

Location:

239 NW Everett Street, Portland, OR 97209, US

Mission Statement

The mission of Lan Su Chinese Garden is to cultivate an oasis of tranquil beauty and harmony to inspire, engage, and educate our global community in the appreciation of a richly authentic Chinese culture.

Description

Lan Su Chinese Garden is one of Portland's treasures - a powerfully inspiring experience that takes you through time, offering a window into Chinese culture, history, and way of thinking. Opened in 2000, Lan Su is an authentic Suzhou-style classical Chinese garden with over 300 species of Chinese cultivar plants. Architecture, stone, water, and poetry complete the garden. Built with materials directly from China by Chinese garden designers and artisans, it is an oasis of nature and tranquility in the midst of the city. Lan Su is open 7 days a week for visitors to enjoy. Join our volunteer team committed to creating memorable experiences for our visitors.

Arts & Culture
Children & Youth
Education & Literacy

WHEN

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WHERE

239 NW Everett StreetPortland, OR 97209

(45.52553,-122.67303)
 

SKILLS

  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Customer Service
  • Adult Education
  • History
  • Public Speaking
  • Storytelling

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • Minimum of 4 volunteer hours per month
  • Class 2022 of Lan Su Guides are required to go through 5 weekly trainings to be certified and ready to lead tours during the garden's celebration of Chinese New Year 2022.

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