Gardening Club Volunteer  - Various Turning Tides's Locations
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Gardening Club Volunteer - Various Turning Tides's Locations

 Location:

Various locations across Worthing

 Time:

Flexible, mornings and afternoons throughout the week.

Role Purpose:

To be part of our new Gardening Club. As a team the Gardening Club will help transform and maintain the garden of our Residential Projects.

 Main duties:

Following some initial prep work tend to and help maintain the various gardens.

Duties could include - Lawn mowing, weeding, planting, pruning and other general gardening activities.

To purchase plants with Project funds in agreement with Service Manager.

The group will meet throughout the year.

Additional requirements to be adhered to at all times:

  • To communicate with staff on duty.
  • To be flexible to the needs of the staff member on duty if these dictate that the duties of the Volunteer change slightly during the shift.
  • To abide by the Confidentiality and Professional Boundaries Policies at all times.
  • To maintain at all times the Ethos of Turning Tides, offering equal access to services regardless of gender, race, colour, religion, sexual orientation, nationality or ethnic origin, educational status or disability.

Commitment:

Hours and times can be flexible. Approximately 2 to 3 hours per fortnight. Monthly opportunities available too.

The project team will need to know agreed hours prior to volunteer attendance; however these can be flexible from morning, afternoon or evening.

Support offered:

Staff will be on duty to assist volunteers if necessary, however staff will not be able to assist with gardening duties.

Equipment will be provided.

Occasionally residents from our Project may wish to assist with the gardening duties.

Requirements:

This role would ideally suit individuals with an interest in gardening.

Please note this role will require two character references.

Professional boundary and confidentiality training will be covered during the induction meeting.

For more information please contact our Volunteer Team on 01903 680743 or email volunteering@turning-tides.org.uk