Volunteer gardeners needed to support the development of the garden and grounds of the Aspire Centre at Moulsham Mill.
Tasks will include pruning, weeding and planting, as well as general maintenance of the garden. In addition, the role may involve mentoring and supporting other volunteers with additional needs when they come to the Aspire Centre to learn how to dig, weed, sow seed, plant and grow to improve their life skills.
InterAct is an innovative, diverse local charity, based in Chelmsford, working across Essex, dedicated to improving the lives and opportunities of young people with disabilities and individuals and families who experience barriers through disability, challenging mental health and other disadvantages.
An experienced and confident gardener
Reliable, punctual and dependable
Patient and caring nature with good communication skills
Commitment to supporting the aims of InterAct
Ability to relate and empathise with young people with learning disabilities
- DBS check required
- Equal opportunities policy
- Expenses reimbursed
Out of pocket expenses reimbursed
- Health and Safety Policy
- Ongoing support
Volunteers are offered on-going support by InterAct Staff
- Suitable for under 18s
- Training provided
- Volunteer induction
- Volunteer policy
- Volunteers covered by insurance
- Written role description
When can I volunteer?
Start Date: 30/08/2017
End Date: 30/08/2018
Moulsham Mill is located on the Army and Navy roundabout
This opportunity is available in: Chelmsford
More Opportunities from InterAct
Age Concern - Southend
Cambridgeshire County Council - Independent Visiting Service
Haven House Childrens Hospice
City of Chelmsford Mencap
Support 4 Sight