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Garden Buddy

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Would you like to join a friendly team of volunteers helping elderly or disabled people in your community? 

The Garden Buddies project is a gardening service helping people in South Northamptonshire who have no other source of help, look after their gardens.

As a Garden Buddy, you will be providing a valuable service to people in your area and in return could benefit from: meeting new people, learning new skills, gaining experience/skills to add to your CV or, just being part of a team.  Our Garden Buddies project workers are DBS checked and, will be on hand to supervise every session.

The service is weekly Monday-Friday, between the hours of 10am and approximately 2.30pm, the time you give can be flexible and volunteers can opt for lighter duties, if preferred.

All tools, equipment and training will be provided.

Skills

Enthusiasm! and willingness to help out.

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Interests

  • Civic Responsibility and Communities
  • Disability
  • Environment
  • Mental Health
  • No specific interest
  • Older People

Activities

  • Gardening
  • General Helping
  • One-off Activity
  • Practical Skills
  • Supporting People and Befriending

Details

  • Age restrictions
    Due to the nature of the work and tools involved, it is not GB policy to allow volunteers aged under 16 to participate in the project except for one-off events and in that instance, any volunteer aged under 16 must be accompanied at all times by a responsible adult, eg, parent, carer or support worker
  • DBS check required
  • Equal Opportunities Policy
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer Policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

When do I need to be available?

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

Availability Details

Monday - Friday between the hours of 10am and approximately 2.30pm

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