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  • 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 ...

  • Are you a keen gardener? 16 January 2018
    Gardening / Outdoor workUfton Court Educational TrustRG7

    We need of keen gardeners to join our small team of volunteers. You will be called upon to help maintain our large site, which is used by over 10,000 children and hosts over 100 weddings a year. Uniform is provided.

  • Support our horticultural therapists in delivering our gardening programmes 19 October 2017
    Gardening / Outdoor workThriveRG7

    We are looking for volunteers to support our horticultural therapists in delivering our gardening programmes to people with a range of disabilities or ill health. To develop social interaction with our client gardeners and to encourage them to work with and talk with others Demonstrating or guiding with tasks such as sowing seeds, watering, mowing, pruning, etc. Supervise, ...

  • Help older people keep on-top of their garden 12 October 2017
    Gardening / Outdoor workAge UK Reading

    Could you give one day a fortnight to help us provide a gardening service for older people in Reading? Many people find as they get older, gardens they once lovingly cared for become too much to maintain. But finding regular help with mowing and weeding can be harder than you’d think! There is a great need locally ...

  • Helpers needed for our Gardening Group 5 October 2017
    Gardening / Outdoor workAlzheimer’s Society

    We are seeking volunteers to support our Gardening for the Brian group, playing a vital role in enabling people with dementia to access a valuable service and take advantage of an opportunity for socialising and getting out and about. The group meet once a month on a Wednesday for some light gardening (weather permitting) and nature-related ...

  • Can you spare a few hours a week to help maintain our outside spaces? 27 July 2017
    Gardening / Outdoor workReading YMCARG30

    YMCA Reading are looking for a Gardener to help maintain our outside spaces. Ideally looking for someone who can commit to 4 hours per week. General grounds maintenance and some specific project work would be undertaken. Working on their own at times, and other times with young people from the YMCA and other volunteers/community groups.

  • Self-motivated and sociable handy-person needed 25 July 2017
    Gardening / Outdoor workGreen Health ReadingRG2

    We are looking for a self-motivated and sociable handy-person to be in charge of the general upkeep of our allotment site. This essential role will include shed and tool maintenance which requires the ability to use basic tool for simple renovation tasks, such as putting up hooks,etc. Not only will you be furthering the practical aims ...

  • Use your gardening skills to make a difference to people’s lives 25 July 2017
    Gardening / Outdoor workGreen Health ReadingRG2

    We are looking for a keen gardener with some experience of using basic horticultural skills to assist in our thriving city farm project close to central reading. Our volunteer would be responsible for supervising small groups of clients, maximum of 4, as they go about growing and maintaining flowers, vegetables and more! Please do get in contact ...

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