Volunteers - Community Garden (Vol 04/19)

Volunteers - Community Garden (Vol 04/19)

Title Volunteers - Community Garden (Vol 04/19)
Date listed 14th of May, 2019
Closing date 30th of June, 2019
Description The Community Garden project (also known as the allotment project) aims to create and maintain a safe environment accessible to all members of the community.

The large site houses a mix of plots / zones including numerous planting beds for fruit and vegetables, poly tunnels for nurturing growth, wood workshops, stage / event area, ponds, and wildlife. Our volunteers are helping to continually develop the diverse activities and areas of the Garden to ensure its future sustainability

These activities focus on developing new and existing skills through positive engagement. The benefits for our volunteers include:
• Learning new skills
• Becoming part of a team and making new friends
• Gaining confidence / self esteem
• Feeling healthier – becoming more active, growing and preparing healthy foods
• Accessing further training
• Feeling like part of the community

A standard DBS check is required for this post.
Location South Shields
Salary n/a
Hours of work Minimum of 3 hrs per week


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