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Gardening assistant

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We are looking for committed individuals willing to visit the site and tend our vegetable plants on a regular basis e.g. twice a week for 1 hour at a time or whatever suits. This could include removing side shoots from tomatoes, weeding, earthing up potatoes or pruning fruit bushes depending on what needs doing at the time. It is an opportunity to get involved with other activities on the site including general gardening or supporting on our various sessions. Whilst support will be given, the ability to work independently is essential.


Basic knowledge of gardening such as growing your own at home or similar. Reliability. Ability to work independently.


  • Accessibility
  • Age restrictions
  • DBS check required
  • 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?

Start Date: 22/11/2019

End Date: 31/12/2020

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


The Green Patch
Valley Walk
NN16 0LU

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  • Environment


  • Gardening

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