UnitingCare Volunteering Portal

📄 Currently Recruiting - Garden Guru (Gold Coast, Elanora)

This volunteer opportunity will help to maintain and grow the garden area and potted plants to enhance the outside environment for residents to enjoy.

This volunteer opportunity will help residents live life in all its fullness by helping to nurture the natural landscape and gardens 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.



1 Pines lane Elanora 

The garden and potted plants are an important part of the Centre 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

▪ Weeding

▪ Potting plants

▪ Pruning

▪ Interacting with clients


This is a great opportunity to:

▪ Experience the joy of making a meaningful difference, ▪ To meet mutual obligations, student placement hours or other requirements, ▪ Improve mental health and personal well being 



9:00 am - 3:00 pm times Negotiable 15 hrs available 

Monday - Tuesday (Morning, Afternoon)


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



▪ General interest in gardening

▪ COVID-19 Vaccination (Required), 

▪ Disability Worker Screening 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.