Green Fingered Gardening Volunteer with The Clockhouse,Milford - Posted 08.04.2022
The Clockhouse is a day centre that has been established for over 30yrs in Milford. We provide a welcoming atmosphere for over 50yr olds in and around the Milford area.
Our aim is to combat social isolation.
The Clockhouse is open from 9.30am - 3.30pm on weekdays and offers a wide range of activities, special events, entertainment and lunches , as well as trips and weekends away.
Green Fingered Gardening Volunteer
The Clockhouse is looking for a skilled gardener to start a Gardening Club at our amazing community centre. You will plan a seasonal planting and harvesting calendar and support clients through minor issues. You will monitor health and safety on site and report back to staff member any issues.
Occasional community stand to showcase service.
Hours: 2 hours a week
Skills · Gardening · Ability to organise and engage others · Be conscious of safety and care with garden implements · Activities could include planting, mulching, weeding, watering, preparing soil, digging.
Training and support
We offer training and support at the Clockhouse, and in return, you will join a great team and know that you are making a real difference in the lives of older people. Full training is offered on an ongoing basis through a mix of methods both virtually through an online training platform as well as in-person during an Clockhouse induction program.
General to all roles:
Volunteers report to the Clockhouse Manager on site
A Basic DBS as needed will be registered at no cost to you
You are able to apply for more than one volunteer role
You will be supported and guided by the staffing team
Upon registration you will be invited to an online Induction with Age UK Surrey outlining our services.
If you would like to volunteer or want further information please fill in the on-line Application form.
We offer a warm and friendly environment for the over 50's where members can meet new friends, take part in our many activities or join us for outings or holidays.
The Clockhouse is open Monday to Friday 9.30am-3.30pm. We provide a range of services including hairdressing, chiropody, reflexology, hearing and sight tests.
We offer a in-expensive 2 course homemade lunch with a variety of alternatives on a daily basis as well as a snack bar offering hot drinks, biscuits and homemade cakes.