ID: 104897

Gardening Volunteer

Environment & Conservation Regular - less than 6 months Coburg VIC

About this opportunity

This role will involve hands on work within a small team of volunteers focusing on developing and maintaining the established Sensory Garden at Reynard Street Neighbourhood House and the new Community Garden in the adjoining Robinson Reserve.

Key Responsibilities • Tasks include planting, watering, weeding, mulching, harvesting produce • Checking and maintaining compost bins • Communicating clearly with other volunteers and staff • Cleaning, tidying and storing equipment after use

Required Skills/Attributes:

• Some gardening experience (does not have to be professional) or an interest in learning • Ability to listen to and follow instructions when necessary • Interest in working within a diverse group of people • Understanding of safe work practices • Ability to work outdoors and use manual garden tools • Reliable

Additional requirements

Working with Children Check *.

As playgroups operate at the neighbourhood during the week, all volunteers are required to hold a current Working with Children Check. This check is free for volunteers and we are able to assist you with the process if required.

* May be arranged via the Organisation. Details to be provided on expression of interest.
Time Required

10 am - 12:30 pm or 2 pm Fridays

Suitable for
  • People Learning English
  • People with disability
  • Skilled Volunteers
  • Travelling Volunteers
Type of work
  • Garden Maintenance

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