ID: 13759

Community market garden and community co-op volunteer

Community Services Regular - more than 6 months Shorewell Park TAS

About this opportunity

The aim is to give greater access of fresh locally grown vegetables to the community. We also sell basic pantry items from the co-op The main tasks are planting new vegetables and herbs, maintenance and harvesting of vegetables for the co-op; and staffing the co-op. The market farm and community co-op will also contribute to new and exciting weekly cooking classes at Burnie Community House for adults during school hours and for kids during school holidays. Volunteering can be very rewarding - not only can you take some vegetables home with you - we expect it. You will meet some great people along the way. Days and times are flexible - if you are interested, or even just a little curious, please give us a call at Burnie Community House on 6433 3219

Additional requirements

Covid-19 vaccination . National Police Certificate *.

Someone who enjoys gardening and being outside, or supporting a co-operative stall.

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

An average of two up to ten hours per week depending how much time you can spare and due to the seasons

Suitable for
  • Centrelink Volunteers
  • Wheelchair Access
Type of work
  • Garden Maintenance

Fully supported, would suit mature age job seeker.


Tea and Coffee Faciliaties, often a light lunch, access to free fresh produce