Therapeutic Horticulture Volunteer at Robinson House Care Home (BS14 8ET)

Alive Activities
Alive Activities
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Monday, 8 January, 2024 - 12:30
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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.


Role title: Therapeutic Horticulture Volunteer at Robinson House Care Home (BS14 8ET)


Purpose of the role: Supporting elderly residents to engage in our weekly therapeutic gardening sessions at Robinson House care home in Bristol, BS14 8ET. You will help participants to engage in nature-based activities and with each other, with the aim of improving their wellbeing in a holistic way (mentally, physically, cognitively, socially).


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 - training opportunities in the field

Experiencing the benefits of therapeutic horticulture

Exercise and spending time with nature

A reference or job experience

A sense of pride from helping to make a difference



304 Sturminster Rd, Bristol BS14 8ET



Twice a month, alternating Wednesdays and Thursdays

10:15 - 12:15


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

How to Apply: 

Please contact Nadja at or call 07519534577

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Nadja Klose
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Postal Address: B Bond, Smeaton Rd