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Green fingered? You can help make a real difference to the lives of people with learning disabilities and autism

Gardening / Outdoor work volunteers needed for Dimensions

Can you create lovely green spaces with your cutting and pruning skills?

Volunteering activities will include:
– General maintenance and upkeep of our gardens
– Volunteering alongside the people we support to engage them to get involved, eg potting, propagation, growing and garden maintenance.

If you’d like to help make a real difference to the lives of people with learning disabilities and autism, please get in touch!

Organisation
Contact person firstname
Sarah Callaghan, Volunteering Officer (South)
Lastname
Contact person's position
Their phone number?
0300 303 9162

Location description
Within 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 month
What times and days of the week?
Mon AMMon PMTue AMTue PMWed AMWed PMThu AMThu PMFri AMFri PM
Availability required
Any of these times
Additional timing details
Times and days are flexible but a regular commitment would be appreciated.
Task type?
Gardening / Outdoor work
Will suit someone like this:
Self organised/motivatedHappy to work soloGood sense of humourSociableWants 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 online training system.
Is support given?
Yes
Description of support
Ongoing support and informal conversations.
Are expenses paid?
Yes
Description of expenses
Reasonable expenses may be agreed.
Will I need my own transportation?
Yes
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 June 2019

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