Gardening (South Shields)

Volunteer's role will allow us to expand our holistic approach to the residents' wellbeing.

Help to organise and run gardening activities with residents:

  • Identify client’s aspirations and gather information around their hobbies and interests
  • Encourage residents to actively participate
  • Work alongside activity coordinators and support them with motivating clients to engage with the activities.

Skills

  • Good gardening knowledge and skills, desirable
  • Good communication skills
  • Basic health and safety awareness
  • Friendly and reliable
  • Fit and active
  • Able to work unsupervised or as part of a team
  • Managing appropriate boundaries in the relationship
  • A caring, sympathetic, sensitive manner and a non-judgemental approach
  • Open-minded and committed
  • Good sense of humour

Details

  • Age restrictions
    Over 18's
  • DBS check required

When can I volunteer?

Start Date: 22/05/2023

End Date: 01/04/2025

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No
Afternoon Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No
Evening No No No No No No No

Availability Details

Flexible hours per week to meet the needs of the project


Location

NE33 5ND

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