ID: 155530

Friends of Bucklands Gardening and Maintenance group

Community Services Regular - more than 6 months Port Elliot SA

About this opportunity

Bucklands is on 48 acres of small buildings, gardens, woodlands, wetlands, and re-vegetation areas and is within walking distance to Rattalanga-Bashams Reserve.

The Centre has several volunteer positions for gardening and general maintenance of 7 acres of grounds which includes cottage gardens, formal gardens, play grounds, lawn, wetlands, woodlands and native bird corridors. Duties will include general gardening activities, weeding, tree planting, mowing, pruning, trimming, “whipper snippering”, general handyperson tasks.

Additional requirements

National Police Certificate *. Working with Children Check *.

Previous experience in a gardening or maintenance roles would be an asset, but not essential.
On the job training will be provided.
Volunteers will require a DCSI “working with children” clearance.
Some heavy lifting may be required.

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

Shifts available on Thursdays and Fridays between 10am - 3pm.

Suitable for
  • Centrelink Volunteers
  • Families with Children
  • Groups of 10 or more
  • People with disability
  • Skilled Volunteers
  • Younger volunteers, aged 14-18
Type of work
  • Garden Maintenance
  • Trades & Maintenance

Initial orientation, on the job training and ongoing support will be provided.