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Work in the peaceful atmosphere provided by our garden as part of our friendly team

Gardening / Outdoor work volunteers needed for Museum of English Rural Life (MERL) in RG1

The Museum of English Rural Life is looking for volunteers to help maintain its beautiful garden and community growing spaces.

Duties will include:

  • planting and removing
  • watering
  • any other garden related duties that may occur

This volunteering opportunity will enable volunteers to work outside in a peaceful atmosphere and gain gardening experience as well as working within a friendly volunteer team.

Gardening experience is desirable but not essential.

Contact person firstname
Rhiannon Watkinson, Audience Development Project Officer
Lastname
Contact person's position
Their phone number?
0118 378 8660
Location address line 1
Redlands Road
Town
Reading
County
Berkshire
Postcode
RG1 5EX

Map
Wheelchair accessible?
Yes
Car parking for the volunteer?
Yes
Secure bicycle parking?
Yes
Near public transport?
Yes
How much time?
A few hours a week
What times and days of the week?
Wed AMWed PM
Availability required
Any of these times
Task type?
Gardening / Outdoor work
Will suit someone like this:
Prefers a regular scheduleSociableEnjoys working outside
Post suitable for supported volunteering?
No
Is training given?
Yes
Training description
Induction and on the job training
Is support given?
Yes
Description of support
Support from museum staff & the wider volunteer team
Are expenses paid?
No
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?
18