Shooting Star Children's Hospices


Gardening Assistant, Christopher's Guildford

Shooting Star Chase, your local children's hospice, supporting families and children in Surrey and London with a child or teenager with a life limiting conditions, is urgently seeking volunteer gardeners to assist the maintenance team with keeping the hospice gardens at Christopher's, our hospice just outside Guildford, watered, weeded and neat and tidy.

  • Tasks will vary according to the season, but include weeding, planting, deadheading and pruning.    
  • Tending flower tubs and flower beds
  • Keeping car park beds weeded, watered and tidied.

Essential skills and experience:

  • A knowledge of gardening, plants and horticulture is an advantage.
  • Basic gardening skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Energetic and enthusiastic
  • Initiative and common sense

Gardening volunteers would need to be available for half a day a week am or pm Monday to Friday.  Currently there are no weekend gardening vacancies.

The hospice is next door to the Artington Park and Ride in Guildford and is therefore accessible by bus and there is ample free parking outside the hospice.

Please note all volunteer roles at our hospices require us to carry out a DBS check, this is a simple online procedure.

If you are interested please complete the short online application form and we will get in touch.