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Gardening and Adult Therapy Supervisor

Posted for Life at No 27

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Life at No.27 provides gardening and well-being therapy for children and adults, struggling with low confidence, isolation and mental ill health.  Life at No.27 has an adult therapy and allotment site in Towcester, supporting the local community.  Their mission is to connect with, believe in and empower people; transforming lives through the power of gardening and growing their own produce.  Help is needed to, maintain the communal areas of the site, support client gardeners, and provide basic gardening and grow your own advice to clients.

In return, you will get:

  • An opportunity to work with a small social enterprise and brand.  
  • Experience working with an entrepreneur.
  • Exposure to the 3rd sector.
  • Career experience.  
  • Accountability.
  • Volunteer reference.  
  • Complimentary tickets to specific gardening events.

Skills

  • Basic to experienced knowledge of gardening.
  • Passion to support others.
  • Patience and understanding.
  • Able to work as part of a small team.

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Interests

  • Families and Parenting
  • Fitness and Sport
  • Health and Social Care
  • Mental Health
  • No specific interest
  • Older People
  • Wildlife and Animals
  • Young People

Activities

  • Advice and Information
  • Creativity
  • Gardening
  • Practical Skills
  • Support and Information
  • Supporting Charities

Details

  • Accessibility
  • Age restrictions
    Over 18 years old
  • DBS check required
    DBS clearance & Safeguarding certificate will be funded for you.
  • Equal Opportunities Policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • 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 No No Yes No No No
Afternoon Yes No No Yes No No No
Evening No No No No No No No

Availability Details

Mondays and Thursdays are client days so support on these days is greatly appreciated.
Exact hours are flexible, but ideally 2 – 10 hours a week.
Other days are possible as well.

Location

Bell Plantation
Towcester
Northamptonshire
NN12 6GX

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