Support our horticultural therapists in delivering our gardening programmes
Gardening / Outdoor work volunteers needed for Thrive in RG7
We are looking for volunteers to support our horticultural therapists in delivering our gardening programmes to people with a range of disabilities or ill health.
- To develop social interaction with our client gardeners and to encourage them to work with and talk with others
- Demonstrating or guiding with tasks such as sowing seeds, watering, mowing, pruning, etc.
- Supervise, with others, the client gardener group over lunch breaks and occasionally when the therapists are engaged in assessing and related paperwork
- Watching out for the health and safety of those you are working with
We hold monthly taster sessions for potential volunteers to come along and find out more.
Location address line 1
The Geoffrey Udall Centre
Car parking for the volunteer?
Secure bicycle parking?
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
Additional timing details
One day a week from 10am~3pm
Gardening / Outdoor work
Will suit someone like this:
Likes team workGood sense of humourSociablePatientSupportiveWants to get out and aboutLikes to get hands dirtyPhysically fit
Post suitable for supported volunteering?
Full induction and health and safety training
Description of support
Team meeting and debriefing sessions
Description of expenses
By prior agreement
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
19 October 2017