Uniting SA - Port Adelaide

Gardening Program Support Volunteer - Grange

The gardening program support volunteer will collaborate with the leisure and lifestyle team and /volunteer gardening program to assist in the delivery of gardening programs and linked activities which are designed to maintain and enhance the physical, emotional and social-wellbeing of residents based on their individual needs, interests and cultural backgrounds.

Days & Times:  Saturday - 1:00 pm


  • Assist in the set up/pack up and preparation of activities under the direction of the leisure and lifestyle team and volunteer gardening group
  • Assist and encourage residents to attend
  • Provide appropriate support and guidance to residents during activities to support them to participate to their full potential
  • Maintain a high level of confidentiality in relations to the residents at all times
  • Communicate respectfully at all times with residents, visitors, staff and other volunteers at all times
  • Establish rapport and maintain positive relationships with residents



  • Clear communication skills
  • Ability to follow instructions
  • Work collaboratively as part of a team
  • Interest and knowledge of basic gardening


  • Experience communicating with older people and their individual needs
  • A knowledge and understanding of dementia

Other Requirements:

  • National Police Check
  • NDIS Clearance
  • Covid-19 vaccinations

Contact:  Renee Farrell - 0459 858 620