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Gardening Volunteer

Location: Gateshead

Role Description

The garden at our accommodation centre has 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.
  • Encourage residents to actively participate
  • Help to organise and run gardening activities with residents

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 and Times

Saturday to Sunday between 10.00 – 4.00. Days to suit.

Open to volunteers over the age of 18.

Next Steps

For further information please contact Julie Blench on 07712325814, email

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

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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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