This role involves supporting Ridgeline Trust service users to enjoy gardening by helping them to participate in a variety of gardening task within our beautify garden. The volunteer will be supported by our horticultural therapist.
- Supporting service users to learn key gardening skills (for example weeding, sowing, watering, planning and harvesting)
- helping service users to feel at ease by being friendly, relaxed and approachable
- getting equipment out and tidying away afterwards
- communicate well and report any concerns to staff.
Contact person firstname
Their phone number?
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org in the first instance.
Location address line 1
25 Whiteknights Road
Ridgeline Trust Therapeutic Garden
Car parking for the volunteer?
Secure bicycle parking?
Near public transport?
How much time?
A few hours a week
What times and days of the week?
Any of these times
Gardening / Outdoor work
Will suit someone like this:
Enjoys variety and changeLikes team workKeen learnerSociablePatientSupportiveCreativeEnjoys working outsideLikes to get hands dirty
Post suitable for supported volunteering?
Is training given?
Horticultural Therapist will provide guidance
Is support given?
Description of support
You will have regular contact with other volunteers and the Horticultural Therapist.
Are expenses paid?
Description of expenses
Reimbursement of expenses by prior arrangement
Will I need my own transportation?
Will the volunteer be CRB or DBS checked?
Are references required?
Will there be an interview?
Are they properly insured?
Do they need a specific gender?
How many volunteers needed?
Opportunity added on
29 June 2017
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