Are you a gardening enthusiast? Are you looking for a role to make use of your creative gardening skills and at the same time make a difference to the lives of others?
We are looking for a volunteer to help maintain our garden and turn it into a sensory space to enjoy throughout the year.
We are looking for someone reliable but we are also flexible and want to adapt the commitment to fit around your availability.
Some of the things we would like your help with is :
Helping to bring the garden to life - there is potential!
Helping to create a space with lots of colours, smells and sounds.
Helping to keep the garden areas maintained.
Cutting the grass.
To be a Volunteer Gardener with Mencap, you need :
Basic gardening skills.
Must be caring, trustworthy and positive and apply our values (please see the role profile below)
Good communication and listening skills
Friendly, approachable, reliable and patient
Accepting of others who might be different to yourself
Willing to volunteer within guidelines and to take direction where necessary
Please click on the Role Profile tab at the bottom of this page for more information about the role. You can apply by either :
Downloading an application form by clicking on the Additional Information tab. Completing the form and emailing it to volunteering mencap.org.uk
Applying online by clicking the Apply tab. Please note that you need to register first before you apply. You can find application instructions by clicking the Additional Information tab.
If you have any questions or concerns your application has not been received then please contact Mencap's Volunteering Team at volunteering mencap.org.uk