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Event: Community Garden Volunteer

Throughout the year we have community spaces and gardens that requires some TLC!
We are always looking for support and volunteers who are keen and green fingered, helping us to bring our gardens back to life.

We’re looking for energetic, smiley and friendly people who want to help bring back our gardens back to life!

Tasks involved:

  • Clearing the plots of weeds, overgrown weeds around the plots (which is lots and everywhere!)
  • Mend the beds (TBC)
  • No planting required on the day
  • General tidy
  • Working as part of a team
  • Dead-heading
  • Weeding borders

Date: Monday, Wednesday or Friday of August 2021

Please state your availability for the month

Time: 10am – 4pm (may finish earlier depending on the group)

Location: The space is on Zetland Street (Teviot Estate) on Poplar HARCA estate, Tower Hamlets. The meeting point on the day will be Teviot Centre, 1 Wyvis St, London, E14 6QD

Useful Contacts

Sabiha Khanam
Volunteering Coordinator
0797 686 4217
0207 510 0576
Volunteer@poplarharca.co.uk

Other Info

Volunteers should come prepared with a pair of long gardening gloves and mask

No electrical equipment will be handled

Equipment provided: Shears, spades etc

You will receive agreed ‘out of pocket’ travel expenses on production of a valid receipt and lunch for volunteering.

You can join in with free training courses and volunteer social events. We will provide you with an honest reference regardless of how long you are with us.

  • Must be positive, enthusiastic, dedicated and friendly
  • Some experience of gardening would be an advantage but not essential
  • Enjoy working as part of a team
  • Reasonably fit
  • Willing to work out of doors in all weather conditions
  • The person must be mobile as there will be a lot of standing involved
  • Comfortable clothing and shoes to be worn on the day
  • Garden gloves (if you have them)
  • Volunteers will also be offered the opportunity to attend other training and
    development events relevant to their role
  • We hold regular volunteer meetings to provide an opportunity to give feedback
    and contribute ideas, as well as meeting other volunteers

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One-Off Volunteering
If you are under the age of 18 we require permission from your parent or guardian prior to you volunteering

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