Open Garden Area Coordinator Volunteer

St Margaret's Somerset Hospice

Name: Open Garden Area Coordinator Volunteer
Organisation: St Margaret's Somerset Hospice
Location: St Margaret's Hospice, Heron Drive, Taunton, Somerset, TA1 5HA

Description

What will you be doing - Looking after Glorious Garden Participants in their allocated areas.

Where - Countywide available, location to be decided on application.

When - Various times throughout the Glorious Garden Season.

Frequency - TBC when gardens are finalised.

Meeting with garden owners that are considering opening their gardens to provide information about the scheme.
- Collecting the relevant information from the gardeners to be included in the St Margaret’s Open Garden Brochure.
- Assisting the gardeners with their risk assessments.
- Ascertaining volunteer needs.
- Delivering and collecting publicity materials.
- Recruiting new gardens if possible.
- Communication skills, promotional and marketing skills, first aid training and events training available if required, but not compulsory.

No special qualifications or experience is needed. The role will be ideal for you if:
- You have a keen interest in gardening
- You enjoy meeting people
- You are confident in cash handling
- You are able to drive or have access to transport

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Organisation Description

We are committed to providing specialist palliative care, advice, support and respite to patients and their families living in Somerset and parts of neighbouring counties. Our care is available for those who have a terminal or life-limiting illness, for example cancer, motor neurone disease and chronic lung disease.


When

  Mon Tue Wed Thurs Fri Sat Sun
Morning
Afternoon
Evening

Cause / Interests

  • Health & Hospices

Types of Activity

  • Art and Crafts
  • Community Work
  • Fundraising
  • Gardening
  • Outdoors
  • Stewarding

Skills and Qualifications

Requirements

No special qualifications or experience is needed. The role will be ideal for you if:
- You have a keen interest in gardening
- You enjoy meeting people
- You are confident in cash handling
- You are able to drive or have access to transport


Additional/Specific Suitabilities

Minimum Age: NA
Maximum Age: NA
Disabled Access: Yes
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Expenses: NA
Restrictions: NA
Induction: NA
Insurance Cover: NA
Special Needs: NA
Offer: NA
Training: NA
Other: NA

Recruitment Method

Application form, Informal discussion