Garden Support Volunteer (Accessible)

Centre 404

Environment and animals | Gardening | People and communities | Disability

Location: Centre 404, London, N7 0SJ (see map)

Travel: Caledonian Road station. Hillmarton Road bus stop.

Start date: Ongoing

What will I be doing?

  • We are looking for volunteers with learning disabilities and autism to help out in our garden!.
  • We need help with: growing herbs and vegetables, watering the garden, weeding, mowing the lawn, planting flowers, cutting hedges, making window boxes, keeping the garden and shed neat and tidy, clearing up tools at the end!.
  • We will need help making teas and coffees for the team.
Photo is of a garden with flowers and a pair of yellow wellington boots.

Photo is of a garden with flowers and a pair of yellow wellington boots.

What impact will this have?

  • Helping to make the garden at Centre 404 a great place for people with learning disabilities and autism to spend time in groups, with their carers or support workers.
  • Helping the environment by planting flowers.
  • Helping the environment by planting vegetables.

When are you needed?

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Commitment

  • We need volunteers to help our garden group for two hours on Thursdays at 2:00pm until 4:00pm.

What else do I need to know?

  • We can provide you with a reference for work or college after 3 months of successful volunteering with Centre 404!.

Expenses

  • Centre 404 pay our volunteers travel expenses within reason.

Background checks

  • A DBS check is required

About the organisation:

Additional Information

What skills will be useful?

  • Interpersonal
  • Listening
  • Practical
  • Outdoor work

What skills can I gain?

  • Interpersonal
  • Advice and support
  • Listening
  • Mentoring
  • Negotiating
  • Team working
  • Leadership
  • Organising
  • Practical
  • Gardening
  • Outdoor work

Training

  • We can give you some training in the garden if you need it BUT gardening experience is not required.
  • We can provided support and help at the session if you would like it.

Location

Centre 404, London, N7 0SJ

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