Warrington, Warrington
Voluntary
Job description

Are you a green fingered gardener?  Can you create lovely green spaces with your cutting and pruning skills?  Then read on …

 

We are looking for keen gardeners who enjoy being outdoors, to volunteer alongside the people we support to develop a range of gardening skills and a love for gardening!

 

Activities will include:

  • Developing and maintaining our gardens
  • Volunteering alongside the people we support to help them take part in gardening activities such as potting, propagation, growing and garden maintenance.

 

We're looking for someone who:

  • Has good gardening skills and knowledge
  • Friendly and a good listener
  • Reliable/dependable
  • Comfortable chatting with people with learning disabilities and autism
  • Willing to commit to volunteer regularly

 

A DBS check and two character references will be required for this role. 

 

What you’ll gain from being a Dimensions volunteer:

Our volunteers play a vital role in our work and in return, we support them with:

  • Free certificated training (with access to 800 plus courses)
  • Free membership to an online shopping discount scheme
  • Comprehensive support from professional, friendly and trained Dimensions staff
  • Agreed travel expenses reimbursed
  • An opportunity to gain real experience in the social care sector

 

Want to apply for this role?

If you’d like to be a Dimensions volunteer, we’d love to hear from you! Simply click on Apply with Charity Jobs below.

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Posted on: 27 September 2019
Closed date: 27 November 2019
Tags: Social Care/Development, Support Worker