ID: 197050

Garden Green/Brown Thumb

Community Services Regular - more than 6 months Kew East VIC

About this opportunity

The Boroondara Volunteer Resource Centre is advertising this role on behalf of Rotary Club of Kew, Fair Trade & Gift Shop.

The Fair Trade & Gift Shop has a small garden patch where we grow vegies for the less fortunate members of our community. We need a group or single volunteers to help maintain this on a weekly basis. Garden Gurus & Gardening Assistants needed.

No qualifications necessary, although experience and a love for the garden is highly desirable. This role involves looking after our veggie garden, located at the back of our shop.

You will need to be physically active and be able to work in a small team. Bring all your friends and enjoy working outside, many hands make light work!

Duties may include:

  • Watering
  • Weeding
  • Planting and potting
  • Picking and harvesting
  • Digging
  • Deadheading
  • Bins
  • Yard maintenance
  • Garden maintenance

Skills and qualities required:

  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Reliability as a team member
  • Be able to understand and follow directions or be able to direct the group.

You will need to provide your own equipment and enthusiasm!

Additional requirements

Covid-19 vaccination . National Police Certificate *. Working with Children Check *.

We are trying to build a garden Guru Group. If this is what you and your friends would like to do, please let me know. Looking forward to meeting you all.

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

Weekday mornings 10.00am -12.00 Weekday afternoons 1.00 - 3.00 Saturdays

Suitable for
  • Centrelink Volunteers
  • Families with Children
  • Groups of 10 or more
  • People Learning English
  • Travelling Volunteers
  • Work Experience
Type of work
  • Garden Maintenance