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Volunteer Gardener and Groundskeeper

By 9th September 2021Uncategorised

We have two positions available for volunteer gardener and groundskeeper , a position is available at our Benton North Farm, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE12 8EH and Claremont road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 4NL 

Purpose of Role: 

To maintain and develop the shelter grounds to create a nice environment for animals in our care. 

Responsible to: 

Site supervisor 

Main activities: 

  • General maintenance of the grounds 
  • Grass Cutting 
  • Tidying up 
  • Maintaining trees and shrubs 
  • Dead heading and replanting 
  • Helping to create a vegetable patch 
  • Helping to create sensory spaces around site 
  • Helping with planned development of the spaces 
  • Keeping walkways throughout the site and paved communal areas clean with the use of a pressure washer 

Time Commitment: 

  • To be agreed 

Skills and qualifications: 

  • Experience of gardening and maintaining plants would be an advantage 
  • Willingness to work outdoors in all conditions 

Training and support: 

  • An induction is provided to all volunteers 
  • Regular feedback and the opportunity to contribute towards future plans for outdoor spaces 

Please complete the following application form if you are interested in this volunteer position

Please note we will only be reviewing applications for the advertised roles. Thank you.

Volunteer Application Form

  • Please note: volunteers have to be over 18 years of age.
  • Position, Employer Name, Address and Contact Telephone Number