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Garden Volunteer

Posted for Delapré Abbey Preservation Trust

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This role involves tending to the gardens and immediate environment around Delapré Abbey and gives the opportunity to enjoy being in the outdoors. As the seasons change, new projects or focuses will evolve. Therefore, you will be able to volunteer on a variety of different tasks throughout the year, contributing to sustaining the gardens for the benefit of the community and visitors. You’ll also get to meet new people and develop your gardening skills.

Principle tasks involved:

• Seasonal planting

• Weeding

• Replacing signage

• Garden designing and maintenance


In this role, they are looking for people who are willing to:

• Develop and improve their basic gardening skills

• Be part of a team

• Be led and directed by a supervisor

• Come in “mucky clothes” and want to get stuck into dirty tasks

• Volunteer in varied weather and temperature conditions

• Have some basic understanding of gardening, plants, and tools

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  • Environment


  • Gardening


  • Accessibility
  • Age restrictions
    For anyone under the age of 16, they will be have a buddy, another volunteer, to support them.
  • DBS check required
  • Equal Opportunities Policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Training provided
    If required in relation to the role.
  • 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 No Yes No No No Yes No
Afternoon No No No No No No Yes
Evening No No No No No No No

Availability Details

For a morning or afternoon session for a couple of hours to join the existing small teams.


Delapré Abbey
London Road

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