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A wonderful opportunity for keen gardeners who can spare and commit to, two hours a week on a Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday or Sunday and can get to the allotments at Middlecroft.

You will be helping our supported volunteering group 'Community Spirit'. They are supported because of mild learning difficulties and/or mental health challenges.

Community Spirit have regular volunteering at another allotment, so do have a reasonable level of knowledge, but need encouragement and guidance. Community Spirit are keen to grow vegetables that will contribute to their healthy eating, as well as enjoying being outside and working as a team.


Skills

If you:

  • Enjoy helping others
  • Work well in a team
  • Have general gardening knowledge e.g growing vegetables, making compost
  • Are able to work outside
  • Have good listening and communication skills
  • Are patient and supportive

this could be the start of something very rewarding



Details

  • Accessibility
  • Equal Opportunities Policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Suitable for Under 18's
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer Policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

When can I volunteer?

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning Yes Yes No No Yes Yes Yes
Afternoon Yes Yes No No Yes Yes Yes
Evening No No No No No No No

Availability Details

2 hrs per week


Location

Middlecroft Allotment
Middlecroft Lane
Gosport
Hampshire
PO12 3EA

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