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Gardening Volunteer - Amy's Place

Hackney, Greater London (On-site)
Unpaid role, expenses paid
Voluntary

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Job description

Amy’s Place is a partnership between the Amy Winehouse Foundation and Clarion Housing, providing supported living accommodation for young women aged 18-30 in recovery from drugs, alcohol and other addictive behaviors.

As a great communicator with ‘green fingers’ you will create a calm, nurturing environment in which to support the residents to gain gardening skills and to explore the possibility of growing their own food. 

Activities

Inspire the residents to take an interest in the outdoor space at Amy’s Place and involve them in the development of a regular gardening and/or food growing club.

Help residents to develop their gardening skills and knowledge specific to growing food, through group workshops and individually tailored support, guidance and encouragement.

Commitment 

This is a flexible opportunity and volunteering times and frequency will vary depending on the volunteer’s availability and the needs of the residents. It might be every week or fortnight ideally for a minimum of 3 months.

Requirements 

This role will require us to carry out an enhanced check through the disclosure and barring service.

Support 

  •  Volunteers receive a thorough induction and have access to any relevant in-house and external training
  •  Reasonable travel and lunch expenses will be reimbursed
  • The role is based at the service in East London. The exact address cannot be given until the volunteer starts due to safety and privacy reasons
More about Clarion Futures

We are Clarion Futures, a charitable foundation delivering one of the country’s largest social investment programmes.  We want to he...

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Refreshed on: 03 February 2024
Closing date: 19 March 2024 at 23:59
Job ref: References will be required for this position
Tags: Volunteer Management, Teaching