Gardening team member with own transport

When gardens and lawns become overgrown, most of us find it a nuisance. People who are physically unable to do their gardens find it distressing, particularly those who are usually housebound. The aim of the garden service is to provide volunteers to maintain the gardens of people who cannot manage unaided.

VAEF Gardening service provides a practical service which enables people to go on living independently. The project also brings together clients and volunteers who benefit from the social interaction of helping clients and working with other volunteer gardeners (we work in teams to make the tasks more fun!).

Volunteers work with a gardener and are given training and equipment.

Gardner needed for during weekdays to volunteer in the district.This project runs for 10 months of the year from mid February to mid December.



VAEF Gardening volunteers can be of all ages from all different sectors of the community. You do not need to have any specialist gardening skills - most of the work involves simple weeding, pruning, mowing or trimming.

Own transport is a must as gardens can be in locations not well serviced by bus routes.


  • Accessibility
  • DBS check required
  • Equal opportunities policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Suitable for under 18s
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

When can I volunteer?

Start Date: 01/03/2020

End Date: 15/12/2020

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No
Afternoon Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No
Evening No No No No No No No

Availability Details

Project operates between April and October.


This opportunity is available in: Epping

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