Harwich Community Allotment Volunteers

The principle role of the volunteer will be to give people the opportunity to benefit from physical exercise and the therapeutic advantages of growing and planting on a community allotment based in Dovercourt, Harwich. Importantly, it also makes people more aware of the advantages of fresh produce and can therefore help to improve their lifestyle and well being. .

There is increasing evidence that gardening is very beneficial for mental health issues as well as the more obvious physical activity attributes.

The group will be meeting at Long Meadows allotment . This is a new activity therefore days & times are flexible.

If this is something you would like to get involved in or simply would like to have more information then please call about the project can telephone CVS Tendring on 01255 425692/01255 425770.


Be friendly, enthusiastic and positive, with a love of the outdoors.

Some knowledge of growing produce is beneficial but not essential.

Friendly and welcoming to new people who also want to help with the new community allotment.


  • Accessibility
  • Data Protection policy
  • 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: 18/07/2017

End Date: 22/07/2022

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Morning Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No
Afternoon Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No
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Availability Details

Flexible on the days, times and frequency. This project will run from late Spring to early Autumn.


Long Meadows (opp Long Meadows Community Hall)
CO12 4US

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