Greenscape Saturday Projects Volunteer - Family Activities

Saturday projects 9.30 –12.30 , an outdoor project on an allotment, supporting family contact sessions. Children and parent will spend family time on the allotment, volunteers will show visitors around, help with refreshments, take part in day to day projects on the allotments, be a friendly face to help where needed, while enjoying the sounds of nature all around.
Duration: Ongoing
When can volunteers volunteer? Weekly
Availability:

This grid shows when you can volunteer for this organisation. E.G Monday morning.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
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Afternoon
Evening
Tasks the volunteer will be required to do:

Benefits to the Volunteer
• Quality work experience, supporting communities
• A good step into training, education or employment
• Make new friends and meet new people
• Increase skills, knowledge and confidence
• Work within a committed team
• Reference available
• Travel expenses

Skill and Qualifications Required:

Personal Skills and Qualities required
• To be committed, reliable and motivated
• To enjoy working outdoors
• To enjoy physical work
• To be able to work in a team
• To be willing to attend relevant training
• To comply with relevant Health and Safety Policies and Procedures
• To maintain and respect confidentiality at all times
• To adhere to our Covid-19 safety measures and government legislation

Areas of Interest: Art, Children, Community, Craft, Families, Mental Health, Young people
Opportunity suitable for: 16-17 year olds, Long term commitment, Micro, Older people, Outdoor, People seeking work, Short term commitment, University students, With friends, Other
What activities will the volunteer do? DIY/odd jobs, Gardening, Lending a helping hand, Outdoors
Skills gained in this role: Craft, Creativity, Organising, Talking to others, Teamwork
Home based opportunity? No
DBS Check Required: No
Opportunity Accessibility: Accessible toilets

About the host organisation

Hosted by: The Leap Centre
Organisation Profile: Leap provides charitable services for children & families. We have an onsite Pre-School, Family Contact Services, Creche & Early Learning Provision. We have Greenscape which is a grounds maintenance service which provides adult daycare & as a Social Enterprise supports the charitable work of the organisation. We have volunteer opportunities for Reading mentor, Greenscape operatives, To work with children/families and reception/admin.
Charity number: 1099806