Gardening Volunteer

Location: Newcastle

Role Description

Elliott House and Westbridge have large gardens with 2 large polytunnels that we can use to grow vegetables, The gardens have been neglected and it would be a great project that can be started from the beginning and to see the results over a period of time.

Key responsibilities

  • General garden maintenance tasks including grass cutting/trimming, weeding, hedge trimming, basic landscaping and plant propagation.
  • Assist with vegetable/fruit growing within Elliott both in outside beds and within the greenhouse and two polytunnels.

Skills, experience and abilities

  • Interest in Horticulture / Gardening
  • Able to handle new experiences and situations
  • Able to develop good working relationships and communicate effectively
  • Able to work as a member of a team
  • Self-motivated and flexible
  • Empathy with Changing Lives values and environment

Expected hours/times

Monday to Sunday 10.00 – 4.00.

Next Step

For further information about this role please contact  Lyndsay Sholder, Project Lead, E:, T: 0191 2260046

To apply please contact: Sead Masic, Changing Lives, Central Office, Unit D13, Marquis Court, Tenth Avenue West, Team Valley, Gateshead, NE11 0RU


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To apply for this vacancy, download an application form and return your completed form to Volunteering Manager, Changing Lives, Central Office, Unit D13 Marquis Court, Tenth Avenue West, Team Valley, Gateshead, NE11 0RU. Or, apply online by clicking the button below to complete the Volunteer Application Form.

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