'Wellbeing in Nature' Session Volunteer

Alive Activities
Alive Activities
Closing Date: 
Friday, 30 August, 2024 - 16:00
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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: Session Support Volunteer


Lawrence Rd, BS22 6TU, Worle, Weston-super-Mare




10:15 - 12:15

1:45 - 4:15


Purpose of the role: Supporting older participants and those living with dementia to engage with nature-based and reflective activities and each other during ‘Wellbeing in Nature’ sessions at Stanley's Garden, Worle


What you will be doing:

Helping set up resources and materials for activities

Supporting participants socially and with nature-based activities

Passing on any queries or issues to project leaders

Helping us create a warm, welcoming atmosphere

Focus lies on improving participants’ wellbeing

Helping pack away at the end of a 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 and learning more about the connection between nature and wellbeing

Learning more about dementia and other illnesses and disabilities

Experiencing the benefits of mindfully spending time in nature

Exercise and spending time outside

A sense of pride from helping to make a difference

A reference or job experience


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 on volunteer@aliveactivities.org or 07519 534 577

Contact Person: 
Nadja Klose
Contact Email: 
Contact Phone: 
07519 534 577
Postal Address: 
https://aliveactivities.org/ B Bond, Smeaton Rd