Gardening volunteer at Centra Support

Do you love gardening? Would you like to support vulnerable women in your community?

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Hours per week 4 hours
Location Haringey (Turnpike Lane) Hackney
Description

Do you love gardening? Would you like to support vulnerable women in your community? You could help by delivering and facilitating regular Gardening workshops to help our service users gain gardening skills and explore the possibility of growing their own food.

These activities would take place in Amy’s Place which is a partnership between the Amy Winehouse Foundation and Centra Care & Support where we provide supported living accommodation for young women in recovery and receiving support with drug and alcohol issues.

About Centra Volunteering

Centra Care & Support provides support and care services and supported housing management services across the group partners of Circle, one of the UK's largest housing organisations.

Our mission is to 'enhance life chances'. Life Chances are the opportunities each individual has to improve his or her quality of life.

Centra Care & Support activities include residential care homes, sheltered housing projects, shared accommodation and also floating support provided to people in their homes. We provide support services to vulnerable groups in society including young people with complex needs, people with mental health difficulties, people with learning disabilities, older people and vulnerable families in the community

This opportunity will assist you in gaining the following skills:

  • Interpersonal/Confidence
  • Teamwork
  • Problem solving/Creativity
  • Planning/Organising
  • Leadership/Management

Training will be provided by the organisation for this position:

Volunteers receive a thorough induction and have access to any relevant in-house and external training. Reasonable travel and lunch expenses will be reimbursed.

About you

The organisation has indicated the following requirements from volunteers who want to take this opportunity.

Essential: some gardening experience, empathy, good listening skills

Desirable: some teaching experience

Withdrawn

This position has been withdrawn by the organisation.