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📄 Currently Recruiting - Brisbane, Ipswich & Caboolture - Garden Guru (Brisbane, Rothwell)

This volunteer opportunity will help to assist in maintaining the garden areas, lawns and potted plants to enhance the outside environment for residents to enjoy.

This volunteer opportunity will help to nurture the natural landscape and gardens so that our residents can enjoy the outdoors within.  The physical activity, mental stimulation and even social interaction that stems from being outside is a valuable part of our residents day and the care provided.

Location:25 -39 Higgs Street, Rothwell 4022 


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The garden areas and potted plants are an important part of the facility, adding life and colour to all that enjoy the outdoors. This role is well suited for an enthusiastic person who loves to spend time in the garden and looking to make a difference in people's lives in their community.

Tasks involved include:

▪ Watering

▪ Mowing

▪ Mulching

▪ Weeding

▪ Potting plants

▪ Pruning

▪ Able to put bins out

▪ Interacting with clients

This is a great opportunity to:

▪ Gain invaluable workplace experience, ▪ Build, maintain or contribute specialised skill sets, ▪ Experience the joy of making a meaningful difference 


9.00 am  to  2.00 pm

Monday to Friday (Morning, Afternoon)

Time Commitment: Minimum time commitment of 5-10 hours Weekly 


▪ General interest in gardening

▪ COVID-19 Vaccination, ▪ Flu Vaccination, ▪ Disability Worker Screening check

This role is accessible for people using:

▪ accessible toilets

UnitingCare values diversity in our organisation and we have some principles in place that will help to promote both inclusion and access.  If you have any other accessibility requirements, please discuss these at the time of the interview



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Schedule Summary

This activity generally occurs on

  • Monday - Morning, Afternoon
  • Tuesday - Morning, Afternoon
  • Wednesday - Morning, Afternoon
  • Thursday - Morning, Afternoon
  • Friday - Morning, Afternoon