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Garden Helper

  • VO78915


The Housing Association has ground maintenance crew who cut the grass and hedges and do the 'big stuff', however, some parts of the gardens need some TLC. There are raised flower beds which need attention and pots which have been neglected. The volunteer would be able to put their own stamp on it

Organisation aims and objectives

Our purpose is to provide simple solutions for life, helping older people to feel safe and secure at home and to lead fulfilling and independent lives. We will aim to exceed our customers expectations and to provide high quality personalised services that enhance their quality of life










Frequency and commitment details

As required


Experience required: Needs to be comfortable in the company of older adults, some who have dementia, and some knowledge or experience or willingness to keeping gardens tidy, managing plants and pots
Travel details: The gardens are at St Mary's Gardens Sheltered Housing . Volunteer will manage their transport. Expenses equivalent to bus fare will be reimbursed
Minimum age: 18


Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: We pay bus fares
Training details: Jim Brown, Volunteer Co-ordinator, will process the application and Louise Muir will be the on-site person
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer,
Wheelchair Access/Disabled Access Toilet

Last updated 3 months ago