Bloom Volunteer

Bloom Allotments – is an ecotherapy and horticultural project for adults with a mild to moderate learning disability or long term mental health condition, we are inclusive and everyone takes part in looking after the allotment. There is always lots to do, so we are looking for volunteers with horticultural knowledge, experience, or a keen gardener, to help out on our large plot nr Gee Cross.
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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Tasks the volunteer will be required to do:

Do you have a minimum of 4 hours a week to spare to help? We Make a “Jobs for the week list” Could you help add to the list of what needs doing each week / season, help with the many activities - sowing, planting, potting on, pruning, weeding, maintenance etc. We have plenty of cover, enabling us to work in all weather and the kettle is always on!
Bloom is a special place, if you would like to be part of it, please get in touch.

Areas of Interest: Community, Environment
Opportunity suitable for: Long term commitment, Older people, Outdoor, People seeking work, With friends, 18 and over
What activities will the volunteer do? DIY/odd jobs, Gardening, Lending a helping hand, Outdoors
Skills gained in this role: Cleaning and tidying, Outdoor work, Talking to others, Teamwork
Home based opportunity? No
DBS Check Required:

About the host organisation

Hosted by: The Leap Children and Family 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