Therapeutic Horticulture Volunteer at Wellspring Settlement

Alive Activities
Alive Activities
Closing Date: 
Thursday, 8 February, 2024 - 12:45
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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 Gardening Volunteer


Purpose of the role: Supporting participants of different ages and capacities to engage with nature-based activities and each other during community gardening sessions at Wellspring Settlement Community Garden in Bristol


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



Community garden at Wellspring Settlement

Wellspring Settlement, 43 Ducie Rd, Barton Hill, Bristol BS5 0AX



Thursdays, 1-4pm


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

How to Apply: 

Please contact Nadja at or on 07519534577

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