Currently their are no volunteering vacancies within the project. But as opportunities arise we will post them on here.

What skills and abilities are required?

Experience is preferred but not essential however; reliability, the ability to work on your own initiative and as part of a team are crucial to the successful running of our project.

What are the benefits to you?

An opportunity to meet and work with enthusiastic people.
Gaining valuable experience, enhancing your CV.
Learning new skills.
Gaining confidence and self - esteem.

What  can you expect from us?

A welcome/induction process.
A supportive and positive environment.
To be treated with respect and courtesy.
Adequate public liability insurance cover.

What  would we expect from you?

You are reliable.
You treat fellow volunteers and staff with respect and courtesy.
You are open and honest in your dealing with us.
You reach a shared understanding with us, summarising your role and commitment.

Additional useful information

Although we do provide protective clothing such as gloves, goggles and face masks we require all of our garden volunteers to wear suitable clothing and footwear such as sturdy shoes or boots.

A copy of our maintenance risk assessment can be viewed and downloaded here.
A copy of our overall site risk assessment can be viewed and downloaded here.

We have produced a list of garden maintenance tasks as a guide to assist individual volunteers and organisation involved in maintaining and managing the Green Heart Den community garden and community grow your own scheme. For reference, this list can be downloaded here.

If you are interested in volunteering opportunities with us:

Download a copy of our volunteer application form here
Download a copy of our volunteer agreement here

Please see our contact page for details of how you can get in touch with us.

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