Active Lives - Allotment Volunteer

Grace Eyre Foundation

Register your Interest

Taking part in weekly volunteer sessions, working together to grow vegetables on the allotment, develop the plant nursery, and maintain the allotment. Tasks might include:

  • Sewing seeds, potting up and watering plants
  • Making compost
  • Moving materials around the allotment using the wheelbarrows
  • Harvesting vegetables
  • Looking after the wildlife pond

Group volunteer sessions happen every Thursday, 1:30pm until 4:00pm. Group sessions will involve working alongside individuals with learning disabilities and/or autism.

Successful applicants will be required to provide details of 2 referees (one must be your most recent employer) and undertake an enhanced DBS Disclosure.

Skills

No formal experience in gardening required, however it would be beneficial if individuals applying have an interest in gardening and an enthusiasm to learn.

Benefits

  • Improve your CV.
  • We can provide a reference.
  • Learning opportunities.
  • Working with a professional gardener.

Practical Considerations

Group volunteer sessions happen every Thursday, 1:30 pm until 4:00 pm. Group sessions will involve working alongside individuals with learning disabilities and/or autism.

When do I need to be available?

Morning Afternoon Evening
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday

Where does this role take place?

36 Montefiore Rd
Hove
East Sussex
BN3 6EP

Register your Interest

  • Details
  • Disabled Access
  • Equal Opportunities Policy or Statement
  • Expenses
  • Health and Safety
  • Induction
  • Insurance Cover for Volunteers
  • Other
  • Suitable for 13 - 16 years
  • Suitable for 16 - 18 years
  • Suitable for a group of volunteers
  • Suitable only for (e.g. 18+, LGBT, BAME, Women only)
  • Support on Offer
  • This role is adaptable for different abilities
  • Training