Volunteer Gardeners needed

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.

Skills

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


Details

  • Accessibility
  • 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
    16+
  • 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

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

Availability Details

Moulsham Mill is located on the Army and Navy roundabout


Location

This opportunity is available in: Chelmsford

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