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by sarah last modified 18/05/2021 02:08 PM

Garden project volunteer

by sarah last modified 18/05/2021 02:08 PM
Garden project volunteer

Trinity Community Garden Volunteer

Trinity Centre Community Garden

Trinity Community Garden is a hive of activity throughout the year. Photo Paul Blakemore

Trinity are seeking new volunteers (18+ years) to support the Activities Coordinator and Project Facilitator to deliver creative, outdoor workshops and events. We work with local children, families and community groups. Our activities include; Forest School-based sessions i.e., nature play, fire lighting, natural craft, scavenger hunts, sensory trails, organic growing, foraging and campfire cooking + much more.

As a Trinity Volunteer you will undergo an induction before you start which will give you information about us as a charity, chance to meet other members of the team and find out about perks of being a volunteer like travel and food expenses and becoming a member.

The Project Assistant will help out with:

  • helping to plan and make resources for our learning programme
  • supporting our activity sessions working with primary schools and colleges -opportunities to play, to have creative input
  • setting up and packing down resources/equipment for sessions supporting school holiday events where possible gardening tasks such as watering, weeding, planting helping to keep our garden clean and tidy

To be our project assistant volunteer, you will have:

  • some basic experience working with children previously (please detail in your application)
  • good communication skills good time keeping skills a willingness to learn new skills and share knowledge an ability to work as part of a team and use your own initiative
  • an open approach to working enthusiasm to learn facilitation skills in outdoor play, healthy cooking/eating, bush-craft, fire lighting, natural craft etc
  • an enjoyment of working outdoors in variable weather conditions throughout the seasons
  • a passion for wildlife, nature-play and organic gardening

How to Apply

Download the volunteer role description

Complete and online volunteer application form

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