Helpers needed for our Gardening Group
Gardening / Outdoor work volunteers needed for Alzheimer’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 arts, crafts and activities. We require some general assistance from a willing volunteer, duties will range from making tea and coffee to supporting people living with dementia to participate in gardening, arts and crafts.
The role will suit you particularly if you enjoy nature and the outdoors, are patient, enjoy socialising and have a few hours to spare each month.
A small team volunteer at the Gardening for the Brain group. They have fun and at the same time make an enormous difference to peoples’ lives.
Car parking for the volunteer?
Secure bicycle parking?
How much time?
A few hours a month
What times and days of the week?
Any of these times
Additional timing details
1.00pm to 3.30pm once a month
Gardening / Outdoor work
Will suit someone like this:
Self organised/motivatedSociablePatientSupportiveEnjoys working outsideLikes to get hands dirtyHas a few hours to spare
Post suitable for supported volunteering?
Full induction, on the job and manual handling
Description of support
Dedicated role manager, individual and group support sessions
Description of expenses
Agreed out of pocket expenses are reimbusrsed
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
5 October 2017