Love gardening? Join our therapeutic gardening sessions at our dementia-friendly allotment

Alive Activities
Closing Date: 
Wednesday, 27 September, 2023 - 11:30
Contract Type: 
Details of Role: 

Alive is an award-winning charity dedicated to improving the quality of life of older people. We envision a world where older people live lives full of joy, meaning and connection.

Purpose of the role: Supporting older participants, many of who live with dementia, to engage with nature-based activities and each other during community gardening sessions at Bristol's first dementia-friendly allotment in Brentry, Bristol (as featured on Gardeners' World!).


What you will be doing:

Helping set up resources and materials for activities

Supporting participants socially and with nature- based activities (gardening and green crafts)

Passing on any queries or issues to project leaders

Helping pack away at end of session


What you could get out of it:

The good feeling of making someone’s day better

Connecting with the local community and meeting other like-minded volunteers

Learning/improving your gardening and social skills

Learning more about dementia and other illnesses and disabilities

Experiencing the benefits of therapeutic horticulture

Exercise and spending time outside

A reference or job experience

A share of fresh home-grown fruit, veg and flowers, if available

A sense of pride from helping to make a difference



Charlton Rd Allotments, Charlton Rd, Brentry, Bristol BS10 6JZ



Mondays, 9:45 - 12:15 or 1:15 - 3:45

Tuesdays, 1:15 - 3:45

Please note: We have more gardening support volunteering roles in other locations in and around Bristol available. Please get in touch for more info.


Please get in touch with Nadja at or call 07519534577



How to Apply: 

Please get in touch with Nadja at or call 07519534577

Contact Person: 
Nadja Klose
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 
Postal Address: B Bond, Smeaton Rd