Reboot West Allotment Volunteer

1625 Independent People
https://www.1625ip.co.uk/
Salary: 
N/A
Contract Type: 
Volunteer
Hours: 
Part Time
Hours: 
flexible
Location: 
Bristol
Details of Role: 

REBOOT WEST ALLOTMENT VOLUNTEER

26th August 2021

Reboot West supports 16 -25 y/o care leavers with building confidence and accessing education, training and employment opportunities.

Reboot West took on an allotment in spring 2021 as way to offer our young people access to outdoor space, and an environment where they can grow and nurture themselves, as well as food.

The allotment volunteer will help to manage and maintain the allotment by supporting coaches and young people to use it effectively

Main duties include:

  • Regular allotment maintenance (weeding, watering etc)
  • Create ‘to do’ lists for staff and young people to access
  • Create shopping lists when resources run out (seeds, refreshments, etc)
  • Provide guidance to colleagues on how and what to do when there
  • In return, you can take home any spare produce.

When and Where: Bell hill allotments, St George

Commitment: Capacity to volunteer 5hrs per week

Requirements:

  • Gardening knowledge
  • Enthusiasm
  • Friendly and warm
  • Empathy towards young people and 1625 mission
  • Organisational and communication skills

Notes:

The appointment is subject to application, and 2 satisfactory references

Training and agreements required around safeguarding, confidentiality/data protection

Travel expenses will be reimbursed

Successful candidates will require an Enhanced DBS check

References for future employment (after six months of volunteering)

Closing date is 30th September.

Closing Date: 
Thursday, 30 September, 2021 - 12:30
How to Apply: 

Please either apply through our website- https://www.1625ip.co.uk/volunteer/reboot-west-allotment-volunteer/

Or fill in the attached form and send to: volunteering@1625ip.co.uk

Please see our volunteering policy attached 

Contact Person: 
Grace Swordy
Contact Email: 
volunteering@1625ip.co.uk