Greenscape - Art & Design Project Volunteer

Are you artistic? Do you enjoy painting and being creative? Greenscape are looking for volunteers to add some colour to their allotment. Painting features on the walls, fences and planters. Working with people that come along to get Greenscape is an award winning Social Enterprise in Tameside, working to improve health, wellbeing and environments in local communities. As a Social Enterprise, Greenscape donates its surplus income to support the charitable work of its parent organisation St Peter’s Partnerships, improving life chances for disadvantaged children and adults. Project ‘BLOOM’ is our ecotherapy wellbeing project for adults with a learning disability and/or mental health need. The project provides the opportunity to explore and pursue interests as well as discovering skills and abilities such as planning and design, growing, garden maintenance, woodwork, craft and cooking
Duration: Ongoing
When can volunteers volunteer? Weekly, Fortnightly, Monthly
Availability:

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

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

painting planters, art design on buildings fences, working with participants or giving a demonstration activity /class.

Skill and Qualifications Required:

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

involved with activities and running art sessions for them.
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

Areas of Interest: Art, Community, Health and wellbeing, 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
What activities will the volunteer do? Design, DIY/odd jobs, Lending a helping hand, Outdoors
Skills gained in this role: Creativity, Design, Outdoor work, 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