Greenfingers - Volunteer Gardener

Do you enjoy working outdoors?

Do you enjoy gardening? 

Do you have at least one day a week to spare?

If so, why not become a member of our team which undertakes garden maintenance for the elderly or disabled in the Basingstoke and Deane area. 

Basingstoke Mencap is a local independent charity supporting people with a learning disability, a learning difficulty and/ or a mental health issue. We run services including leisure clubs, horticultural therapy and support for individuals. Our exciting plans depend upon a team of committed volunteers, so please come along and see if you would like to join us. 


Skills

Our gardening volunteers need to be:

  • Over 21
  • full UK driving licence
  • experience of garden maintenance 
  • trained in the use of petrol driven equipment 
  • able to drive our Vivaro van
  • a regular commitment to the team is preferred. (e.g. 1 day a week) 

Details

  • Accessibility
  • Age restrictions
    Over 21's only
  • DBS check required
  • Equal Opportunities Policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Recruitment Process
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer Policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

When can I volunteer?

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

Regions

This opportunity is available in the following areas:

Basingstoke

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