Horticulture/Gardening Volunteer

Role Overview:

Assisting the parks team maintaining and developing areas of the outdoor landscape within Burnley and Padiham’s parks. This is a great opportunity to learn new skills and enjoy working with like-minded people in Green Flag Award Winning Parks.

The Role includes the following opportunities:

  • Assisting with bedding displays in the Park
  • Bulb planting
  • Wildflower meadow creation
  • Assisting with the general care of the park under supervision of the head gardener
  • Weeding and watering
  • Assisting with the care of plants and features in the park
  • Plant propagation
  • Permaculture in parks 

Key skills for the role include:

  • Working as part of a team
  • Enjoy working outdoors
  • Practical skills