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📄 Currently Recruiting - Gold Coast - Flower Power (Gold Coast, Labrador)


 

This volunteer opportunity will help to bring joy and cheerfulness to the residents by helping to create green spaces for everyone  to sit back, relax and enjoy nature and the positive power of a colourful garden environment.

Flower Power volunteers report to the gardening and maintenance team from an outside office. This role is well suited to people who enjoy working outdoors and are adaptable to changes in weather conditions. Volunteers may already have a love for gardening or a desire to learn more about how colourful and green spaces can make a positive impact on people's health and general well-being.


Location: 83 Muir Street, Labrador Qld 4215 

Labrador Gardens is an architecturally designed 160 bed facility catering for both high and low care residents.   It is stylish, modern and has several  spaces for people to sit back and enjoy the  green surroundings.  The garden and maintenance team work from an outside office, within the facility grounds.  The workload will be light but consistent.   Training is provided for all gardening equipment and tools.

 

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Tasks involved include:

▪ lawn mowing

▪ mulching

▪ planting and trimming

▪ digging

▪ weeding

▪ assisting to take green garden refuse to the tip

 

This is a great opportunity to:

▪ Experience the joy of making a meaningful difference

▪ Build, maintain or contribute specialised skill sets

▪ To meet mutual obligations, student placement hours or other requirements 

 

Times:

Negotiable between 7.30am and 3.30pm weekdays

 

Time Commitment: Get started from as little as 1-2 hours weekly 

 

Requirements:

Volunteers should be flexible and adaptable to weather conditions.  No previous gardening experience or knowledge of horticulture  is needed, however volunteers should enjoy working outdoors.  The ideal volunteer will have a friendly and cheerful personality and enjoy being around people who are frail aged and elderly.

 

▪️ Reference Checks

▪ NDIS Workers Screening check

▪ National Police check

 

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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