ID: 208409

Gardening Volunteer at the Cherrybrook Retirement Village - 208409

Veteran Services Regular - less than 6 months Cherrybrook NSW

About this opportunity

The role of the Volunteer Gardener is vital in creating a sense of wellbeing, connection and community for veterans and seniors.

Main Tasks:

  • Assist with the maintenance of the village garden and grounds. This can include pruning, raking, weeding, planting, clearing and mulching. Volunteers will not be using pesticides.

  • Liaise with and follow directions from staff

  • Follow the manual handling guidance

Personal Qualities and Skills:

  • Have ‘green fingers’ or passion for gardening

  • Be reliable, flexible, and committed

  • A desire to make a positive difference in someone’s life

  • Alignment with RSL LifeCare values and willingness to follow policies and procedures

Benefits:

  • You will be part of the amazing team and welcomed by our staff and residents

  • Give something back to the community and meet new people

  • Gain valuable skills, experience, and access various online and in person trainings

  • Ongoing support throughout your volunteer journey

  • Opportunity to be part of RSL LifeCare Volunteer Panel and attend various volunteering events


Additional requirements

National Police Certificate *.

We will arrange the Police Check on your behalf

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

Minimum 2 hours a fortnight with flexible days and times

Type of work
  • Companionship & Social Support
  • Garden Maintenance
  • Seniors & Aged Care
Training

We will provide the Volunteer Induction and any other role specific training