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
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?
Mon AMMon PMTue AMTue PMWed AMWed PMThu AMThu PMFri AMFri PM
Any of these times
Gardening / Outdoor work
Will suit someone like this:
Self organised/motivatedHappy to work soloGood sense of humourSociablePatientCreativeWants to get out and aboutEnjoys working outsideLikes to get hands dirty
Post suitable for supported volunteering?
Access to our Learning Connect system
Description of support
Ongoing support and informal conversations
Description of expenses
Must be agreed in advance
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
21 August 2018