Host Organisation: Knutsford GROW

Knutsford GROW are looking for volunteer gardeners to help with our garden maintenance service

Opportunity Interests: Carers, Community Development, Families, Health and Wellbeing services, Housing, Men, Older People (60+), People with Disabilities, People with Learning Disabilities, People with Mental Health Issues, Social Activities, Social and Community Care, Victims of Crime, Voluntary and Community Sector Support, Women
Type of Activity: Gardening, IT
Location: Knutsford
Days and Times for the Opportunity: Tuesday AM, Tuesday PM, Thursday AM, Thursday PM

Knutsford GROW offers a donation based garden maintenance service to residents in Longridge, Knutsford, who find it difficult to garden themselves.
Volunteers work in small supervised groups carrying out a range of garden maintenance activities, such as mowing, weeding and pruning.
The service ensures that residents are able to use their gardens, and to enjoy the many benefits that gardens bring, and also helps to reduce isolation and loneliness in the community.
Volunteers can expect to enjoy a range of health and well being benefits themselves by helping out.
This is a great opportunity to help others in the community and to gain valuable experience, especially for those looking for a change of career.
Volunteering with Knutsford GROW will not affect any of your benefits.

Volunteer Commitment: Short Term
Is a DBS check required for this role?: No
Skills and Qualifications Required:

No skills or qualifications are required

Are there any Gender or Age Restrictions?: No
Do you have disabled access to the areas a volunteer would be sited?: Yes
Do you pay expenses?: Yes
If yes, for what and at what rate?:

Public transport tickets or private car mileage @ 0.45p per mile

What support is available for the volunteer?:

All activities are supervised by our experienced project co-ordinator.

What training is available for the volunteer?:

Volunteers will receive all necessary training in how to use all tools