Open Garden Set Up and Take Down Team Volunteer

We are looking for individuals who have some time at the start and the end of the day to help set up and take down equipment at some of our larger Open Garden venues.




Carters Corner, Cowbeech Hill Carters Corner BN27 4JA - Sat 20th April 

Bates Green, Tye Hill Road, Arlington BN26 6SH -  Wed 24th April

Sherrington Manor, Selmeston BN26 6UB - Sat 1st June

Friston Place, Friston BN20 0AH - Sat 15th June

Foxhunt Manor, Foxhunt Green, Nr Waldron TN21 0RX - Sat 27th July

Knightsbridge House, Grove Hill, Hellingly BN27 4HH - Sat 31st Aug


Our values

Within the Hospice we strive to be:

  • Compassionate
  • Professional
  • Progressive
  • Respectful.


Tasks include:

  • Transferring equipment to and from equipment transportation and Open Garden Site
  • As part of a team erecting and dismantling hospice gazebo, including securing with pegs and ratchet straps
  • Setting up and taking down Open Garden equipment (such as tables and chairs) as directed by Community Fundraiser


You will need….

  • To be physically able to perform required tasks, including moving and handling of inanimate objects, (such as tables, chairs, plastic storage boxes, gazebo)
  • To be practical and resourceful with good attention to detail
  • To enjoy working as part of a team
  • To perform tasks within given timeframes
  • To comply with the relevant policies and procedures of St Wilfrid’s Hospice
  • To wear volunteer badge when you are volunteering


Suggested Time Commitment: Set up usually 9am to 11am, take down of equipment from 3:45pm to 5pm at a selection of (approx. six) Open Gardens from April to September.