Co-organiser of the community garden
Beecholme Community Garden
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The Beecholme Community Garden is looking for a person that enjoys being in a group of diverse people, enjoys the natural world in its many aspects and would like to commit for the stability of all this.We need somebody happy to attend weekly on Sundays afternoon to help to organise the tasks for others andto do gardening also. Having experience in gardening would be good but not fundamental as training will beprovided for as long as needed. A journal will be kept to help with the organisation. The normal tasks involve tending the compost, repotting plants, weeding, watering, training plants, sowing, hoeing and so on. There isno pressure to do a specific amount of work. Currently the time will be 2 till 6 .
Gardening,Marketing, PR & Media,Volunteer Management,Advice, Information & Support,Community Work
Cleaning & Tidying, Gardening, Managing People, Organising & Planning
It is important the volunteer enjoys meeting new people regularly , is naturally welcoming and also able to set boundaries when needed.
Gardening experience and the chance of doing own experimentation.
Possibility of developing a long term project according to personal interests.
Possibility of promoting the garden in different forums and meeting other organisations.
Develop creative projects for garden users and other groups.
Experience meeting people in a variety of settings.
Wild plant identification and foraging.
Supportive atmosphere, friendship and reliability.
Further location details may be provided below.
Beecholme Estate, Lea Bridge Road
Once at Lea Bridge roundabout, Clapton, take the Lea Bridge road down on the left side and take first foot path on the left to the Millfields park. The garden is few meters away on the left again.
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You need to commit to a regular volunteering opportunity of around an hour a week. The table below shows the commitment required for each level of the DofE.
Minimum time: 3 or 6 monthsYou must do one of your volunteering, Physical or Skills sections for 6 months, the others for 3.
Minimum time: 6 or 12 monthsIf you heven't achieved your Bronze Award, you must extend your volunteering or the longer of your Physical or Skills sections to 12 months.
Minimum time: 12 or 18 monthsIf you heven't achieved your Silver Award, you must extend your volunteering or the longer of your Physical or Skills sections to 18 months.