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Allotment Assistant

Do you enjoy being outdoors and don't mind getting your hands dirty? If so, we need YOU!
Flexible hours Flexible Wakefield West view map

St George's allotment is a calm, tranquil place where volunteers can work together to grow and array of fruit, vegetables and herbs. We are looking to recruit more volunteers to support the development of our allotment.

Tasks will include:

  • Planting seeds and transplanting young seedlings
  • Preparing the ground for planting
  • Pruning fruit trees/bushes
  • Watering and weeding the beds

Time commitment:

  • A morning or afternoon weekly/fortnightly

What we need from you:

  • The ability to ensure confidentiality
  • Passionate about helping people in the local community
  • Flexible, reliable & trustworthy
  • Willing to work alongside other volunteers and staff to develop the allotment

What St George’s can offer you:

  • The opportunity to play a vital role in your local community
  • The chance to meet new people from different backgrounds, make friends and have fun
  • A supportive environment where you can develop your existing skills as well as gain new skills, with a dedicated Volunteer Co-ordinator providing regular one-to-one supervisions
  • Training opportunities such as Food Hygiene, Safeguarding and First Aid

Expenses

For more information about expenses, please contact St George’s

Categories

DIY and practical skills, Nature & animals

Suitable for

People new to volunteering, People seeking work, People volunteering together, People who are older, People who are shy, People who like being outdoors, People working on their wellbeing, People with limited mobility

Accessibility

Accessible toilet(s), Autism friendly

Minimum age

18

Skills gained

Creative, Leadership, Listening, Organising, Talking to others, Teamwork

Requirements

References

St George's Lupset

Broadway, Lupset, Wakefield WF2 8AA, UK
St George’s Community Centre provides happy, welcoming spaces where local people can feel part of something.

If you are interested in volunteering, contact Jade 07776450083
01924369631
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