Gardeners

Help look after the garden and grounds of the Aspire Centre at Moulsham Mill.

About the role

As a volunteer gardener, you are interested in supporting the development of the garden and grounds of the Aspire Centre at Moulsham Mill.

Tasks include pruning, weeding and planting, and general maintenance of the garden. In addition, the role may require mentoring and supporting other volunteers and vulnerable people when they come to the Aspire Centre to learn how to dig, weed, sow seeds, plant and grow to improve their life skills.

Main Tasks

  • To undertake gardening activities including pruning, weeding and planting when necessary
  • To ensure gardens and grounds are kept in good condition
  • To help with planning and development of garden and grounds, where appropriate
  • To work within the guidelines of Health and Safety in the workplace

Opportunities this will give you

  • Opportunity to meet new people
  • Being a valued member of the team
  • A sense of achievement, knowing you are giving back to your community
  • Volunteering flexibly around your other commitments

Days and times

Flexible ‐ please contact us if you're interested in a volunteer gardening position and we can arrange a time for you to join our team of green-fingered gardeners.

Skills, Experience, Qualities Needed

  • An experienced and confident gardener
  • Reliable, punctual and dependable
  • Patient and caring nature with good communication skills
  • Commitment to supporting the aims of InterAct
  • Equal opportunities and health & safety
  • Ability to relate and empathise with young people with learning disabilities

Training and Support

You will receive learning disability awareness and safeguarding training plus on‐going support from InterAct.

Expenses

Any out-of-pocket travel and other relevant expenses reimbursed.

Think you have what we are looking for or If you’d like more information get in touch with our volunteers team.


Send us an email

Telephone:
01245 608 333