Newport Rehoming and Advice Unit

Gardener and Site Maintenance Volunteer

Gardener and Site Maintenance Volunteer


Are you a dab hand at DIY? Have you got green fingers? If so your local Blue Cross Rehoming and Advice Unit is looking for a reliable and self motivated volunteer to help us maintain the site, keeping it clean, tidy, functional and well presented.


What you will be doing:

  • Maintenance including basic repairs and DIY tasks
  • Some painting and decorating
  • Grounds maintenance work
  • Cutting grass, weeding and tidying the grounds.
  • You will be responsible for identifying and completing the task required to maintain the site

What we are looking for:

  • DIY experience and enjoyment of this type of work
  • Some gardening knowledge and skills
  • Regular commitment and reliability
  • Ability to work in a team or alone
  • Willingness to learn and follow Blue Cross procedures
  • A good level of fitness


Benefits to you:

  • You’ll be helping pets to have happy, healthy lives
  • Gain practical skills and experience
  • Join a great team of like-minded people
  • Stay active and healthy
  • Enhance your CV
  • A chance to use your skills in a rewarding role

Time commitment: Flexible to suit you but a regular commitment will be required


This is based at Newport Advice and Rehoming Centre, NP19 0GE. You must be 18 or older for this role.


Telephone number: 0300 777 1590