Volunteer Gardener

MaryGold Grows

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This volunteer opportunity is to support clients with disabilities and/or autism to grow food from seedlings in containers in an urban garden.

Volunteer would be working in partnership with the Project Leader to deliver information and support the clients.

Volunteer will participate in gardening sessions.

Produce will be used in a celebratory meal for all participants including the volunteer.

This opportunity is located  in Shoreham-by-Sea.


  • Gardening experience.
  • Ability to work with people with disability and or autism would be helpful but not necessary.
  • Communication and listening skills.
  • Ability to work without supervision.
  • Ability to work within a team.
  • Flexible availability for the gardening sessions and visits to other projects.


  1. Reward of working with people with disabilities and seeing them progress.
  2. Volunteers will be able to take crops they grow for their own use.
  3. Well-being would be enhanced.

Practical Considerations

  • There will be some physical lifting involved e.g. compost.
  • There will be a time commitment to this project and a element of flexibility is essential.
  • Will need their own transport to get to the project. Travel expenses will be refunded.
  • DBS check will be required but paid for by the organisation.
  • Opportunity is located in Shoreham-by-Sea
  • Project commencement Spring 2021.

When do I need to be available?

Details Funding is in place Project will begin in early 2021 Specific date to be confirmed later on in 2020
Morning Afternoon Evening

Where does this role take place?


Register your Interest

  • Details
  • Disabled Access
  • Equal Opportunities Policy or Statement
  • Expenses
    Travel expenses refunded
  • 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