Opportunities

Volunteer Gardeners

Job Overview

Location

Ty Gobaith, Conwy or Hope House, Oswestry

Salary

Voluntary role

Hours

How long and how often you are able to volunteer is up to you- but it helps us if we can agree a regular weekly slot

Closing Date

Tue 27 August 2019

Interview Date

TBC

Volunteer Gardeners

·        Do you enjoy gardening?

·        Are you able to work independently and as part of a team?

·        Do you want to do something for and with your community?

 

We are looking for motivated volunteers who enjoy gardening to help maintain our gardens at our two hospices in Conwy and Oswestry. 

What will you be doing? 
General light gardening tasks; such as weeding, pruning and maintaining flower beds, and keeping the garden tidy. Grass cutting and strimming is undertaken by contractors.

When will you be needed? 
Ideally, 4 hours per week, flexible during the week or at the weekend.


Location

Tŷ Gobaith, near Conwy

Hope House, near Oswestry


What skills/experience are needed? 
General gardening knowledge; physically fit (carry light loads); reliability, enthusiasm and good team spirit.

 

What will you gain from the role? 
An opportunity to create and maintain lovely gardens for the enjoyment of children and families visiting the hospices, a chance to develop and learn gardening skills, and the opportunity to meet new people and to work as part of a team with a variety of people.

What support will you be given? 
Induction, supervision and help from your manager, lunch on site, opportunity for training.


If this opportunity appeals, we would love to hear from you. Please print and fill in the volunteer application form below then return it to Hope House or call the Volunteering Team on 01691 679679.


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