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Gardeners, we need you to help make a real difference to the lives of people with learning disabilities and autism

Gardening / Outdoor work volunteers needed for Dimensions

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 support do develop a range of gardening skills and a love for gardening.

What you will do:

  • develop and maintain gardens in our services
  • work alongside the people we support to enable them to undertake horticultural activities such as potting, propagation, growing and garden maintenance

 

Organisation
Contact person firstname
Sarah Callaghan, Volunteering Officer
Lastname
Contact person's position
Their phone number?
03003039162
County
Berkshire

Location description
Berkshire
Wheelchair accessible?
Not specified
Car parking for the volunteer?
Not specified
Secure bicycle parking?
Not specified
Near public transport?
Not specified
How much time?
A few hours a week
What times and days of the week?
Mon AMMon PMTue AMTue PMWed AMWed PMThu AMThu PMFri AMFri PM
Availability required
Any of these times
Task type?
Gardening / Outdoor work
Will suit someone like this:
Self organised/motivatedHappy to work soloGood sense of humourSociablePatientCreativeWants to get out and aboutEnjoys working outside
Post suitable for supported volunteering?
Not specified
Is training given?
Yes
Training description
Access to our Learning Connect system
Is support given?
Yes
Description of support
Ongoing support and informal conversations
Are expenses paid?
Yes
Description of expenses
Must be agreed in advance
Will I need my own transportation?
No
Will the volunteer be CRB or DBS checked?
Yes
Are references required?
Yes
Will there be an interview?
Yes
Are they properly insured?
Yes
Minimum age
18
Do they need a specific gender?
No
How many volunteers needed?
4
Opportunity added on
21 August 2018

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