Glorious Garden Volunteer

St Margaret's Somerset Hospice

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

Description

What will you be doing
Assisting garden owners with their events.

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

When - Various times throughout the Glorious Garden Season.

Frequency - TBC when gardens are finalised.

You will be responsible for offering assistance to the garden owners on the day of their opening. Tasks could include:
- Taking entry monies
- Serving refreshments
- Running raffles and tombola
- Helping with plant sales
You will be able to decline any task you are unable to undertake. Volunteers are able to be seated if taking entry money.

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

  • Fundraising
  • Gardening
  • Outdoors

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