Support Our Mission

 

Thousands of people visit The Gardens each year to get married, attend our community events, host private events, hike, fish, meditate, or to just get a little closer to nature.

Join our ongoing efforts to provide a safe and green sanctuary for our community.

Volunteer

Gardener Volunteer

Gardening

Share your love of gardening with our community!

If you love gardening there’s no better place to show off your skills enhance the experience of every guest we serve.

Event Support

Help us make each event a special experience for our guests.

In addition to our Music Under the Stars series of musical events, we host sevearal community events, including our Easter Egg-Stravaganza, Reptile Romp, Bug Safari, Butterfly Bonanza, Haunted Trails/Family Fall Fest, and Thanksgiving Gobble Gobble Walk.

Gardener Volunteer
Administrative Support Volunteer

Administrative Support

As a small non-profit organization, we’re always looking for more help in our office to complete various administrative tasks.

Volunteer with us

 

Volunteering with The Gardens is easy!

Just complete the application form to the right and we’ll follow-up with you to discuss next steps.

Volunteer with us

 

Volunteering with The Gardens is easy!

Just complete the application form below and we’ll follow-up with you to discuss next steps.

Please select all areas in which you are interested in volunteering

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Please select all areas in which you are interested in volunteering

For which shift(s) are you available on Sunday (please uncheck "Unavailable" and check all that apply)?

For which shift(s) are you available on Monday (please uncheck "Unavailable" and check all that apply)?

For which shift(s) are you available on Tuesday (please uncheck "Unavailable" and check all that apply)?

For which shift(s) are you available on Wednesday (please uncheck "Unavailable" and check all that apply)?

For which shift(s) are you available on Thursday (please uncheck "Unavailable" and check all that apply)?

For which shift(s) are you available on Friday (please uncheck "Unavailable" and check all that apply)?

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Corporate Sponsors

We’re honored to receive support from our generous friends in the local business community!

Arcelor Mittal

The Barker Welfare Foundation

Dekker Vacuum Technologies

Fifth Third Bank

Healthcare Foundation of La Porte

Horizon Bank

Marquis Electrical Supply

Michigan City, Indiana

NIPSCO

Rowley & Company LLP

Friendship Botanic Gardens - Internship

Promise Scholarships

Get an inside look into how we plan and execute fundraising events, weddings, social media strategy, marketing, business administration, board meetings, and how we collaborate with our local chambers of commerce and tourism bureaus.

Flexible start dates and schedules are available.  If you’re interested, we’d love to hear from you!

Exclusive Access for Members

 

Members of The Gardens take advantage of unlimited year-round admission, World-class trout and salmon fishing on Trail Creek, discounts to over 200 American Horticultural Society Gardens, and much more.

We offer a number of different membership packages to accommodate the unique needs of every member we serve.

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