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Volunteer Garden Steward

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Location: 66 Royal Hospital Road, London, SW3 4HS (see map)

Travel: Sloane Square station. Chelsea Physic Garden bus stop.

Start date: Ongoing

What will I be doing?

  • The team of Garden Stewards have a welcoming and way finding role in the garden. They also ensure that the garden is being treated respectfully by our visitors.
    And ensure the garden is tidy
  • A smiling face and an interest in people is needed.
    Polite
    Horticultural knowledge not needed
  • one half day session per week

What impact will this have?

  • You will influence throughout the year how people see our beautiful garden by being the welcoming face of the garden.
  • You will help the staff by offering them support
  • You will help us protect our amazing historic garden

When are you needed?

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Commitment

  • Ongoing role
    11am-2pm
    2pm-5pm
    One half day per week
  • Firendly person. good communicator
    Able to deal with the public
    Plant knowledge not required

What else do I need to know?

  • We are great place to volunteer.
    Friendly team and volunteers very much appreciated
    We have a summer and Christmas party and have a discount in the shop
    A reduced price lunch list is also available for volunteers

Expenses

  • Up to a maximum of £15 per session.
    Receipts required

Background checks

  • No background checks are required

About the organisation:

Additional Information

What skills will be useful?
  • Interpersonal
  • Advice and support
  • Caring
  • Listening
  • Negotiating
  • Teaching
  • Team working
  • Leadership
  • Organising
  • Practical
  • Conservation
  • Outdoor work
  • Professional
  • Technology
  • Social media
What skills can I gain?
  • Academic
  • Charity
  • Events
  • Creative
  • Interpersonal
  • Advice and support
  • Caring
  • Listening
  • Negotiating
  • Team working
  • Leadership
  • Practical
  • Conservation
  • Gardening
  • Outdoor work

Training

  • A short informative interview
  • A half day session with an existing volunteer Steward
  • Regular stewards training days and acess to the gardens educational programme

Location

66 Royal Hospital Road, London, SW3 4HS

Register my interest