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  • Maintaining our garden and lawn areas! 23 October 2018
    Gardening / Outdoor workSalvation Army (Willow House)RG1

    We are seeking additional volunteers to help maintain our green space. Volunteers will work as part of a team to help us maintain our garden and lawn areas. This will involve the planting and weeding and watering of several flower beds, along with other general on-going garden maintenance. The position is ideal for someone with a keen ...

  • Help with the continuing development and renewal of this historic parkland and gardens 31 August 2018
    Gardening / Outdoor workBasildon Park (National Trust)RG8

    Sitting elegantly in 162 hectares (400 acres) of historic parkland and gardens, Basildon Park is an 18th-century house, purchased by Lord and Lady Iliffe in the 1950s, when it was de-requisitioned after the Second World War. We are seeking volunteers to help in the continuing development and renewal of the garden/park through: – planting trees and shrubs – ...

  • Gardeners, we need you to help make a real difference to the lives of people with learning disabilities and autism 24 August 2018
    Gardening / Outdoor workDimensions

    Are you a green fingered gardener who can create lovely green spaces with your cutting and pruning skills? We are looking for volunteer gardeners in the Berkshire area to make a real difference to the lives of people with learning disabilities and autism. We are looking for volunteers who enjoy being outdoors to work with people we ...

  • Can you help keep our gardens in good shape? 6 July 2018
    Gardening / Outdoor workDingley’s PromiseRG1

    We are looking for a volunteer to help maintain and develop our garden. Garden maintenance includes: weeding hedge cutting raking dead heading path maintenance clearing overgrown areas You will not be expected to prune unless specifically asked to do so. Trowel, fork and gloves are provided (or you can bring your own if you prefer).

  • Interested in growing fruit and vegetables from seed? 8 June 2018
    Gardening / Outdoor workFood4FamiliesRG2

    Food4Families (F4F) is a community food growing project that has created a network of food growing gardens across Reading where residents can learn how to grow their own food together. These gardens are on allotment sites, school playing fields and communal land. Each garden has its own dedicated tutor and the project provides seeds, tools and other ...

  • Enthusiastic Gardeners Needed 8 June 2018
    Gardening / Outdoor workFood4FamiliesRG2

    Whitley GrowAllot is a community allotment that has 3 sessions during the week that are supported by a paid Food4families tutor. We are looking for volunteers to work along side the tutor supporting local residents (adults & children) during those sessions and also to help with the general maintenance of the site. The main aim of the ...

  • Help provide our patients with a pleasant environment and enhanced wellbeing 8 May 2018
    Gardening / Outdoor workBerkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation TrustRG30

    Prospect Park Hospital provides healthcare needs for mental health patients, rehabilitation and learning disability services. With your help we hope to provide a pleasant environment to be enjoyed and a sense of wellbeing through offering our patients and service users an opportunity to get involved, with your support. For this role you will need: To have responsibility ...

  • Help us keep our outdoor green and social space in good order 4 May 2018
    Gardening / Outdoor workSupport URG1

    Support U are looking for volunteers who can help us to maintain our green space and outside area hidden behind our building in the heart of Reading town centre. The space is a fantastic resource for our service users throughout the year, but especially during the summer months, for everything from a quiet retreat to the scene of our ...

  • Share your love and knowledge of gardening while giving back to the local community 19 April 2018
    Gardening / Outdoor workCreative SupportRG1

    We are seeking volunteer Gardening Assistants as part of our supported living scheme for service users with mental health needs. The service has a fantastic outdoor space where we run a gardening group, currently attended by up to 10 people a week. The group is a valuable opportunity for our service users to learn a ...

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