Volunteer Gardener Sunderland

  • Voluntary
  • Sunderland
  • Volunteer

Role Title: Gardener

Where: Sunderland Hope Bank View, Dene Street, Silksworth, Sunderland, SR3 1EB

When/commitment: Flexible

Purpose of the opportunity: To help maintain the garden for the residents to enjoy.

About the opportunity:

  • Do you want to improve the lives of older people?
  • Do you love gardening?
  • Do you have a couple of hours a week to spare?

This role involves maintaining and tending to the garden for the residents to enjoy. This may involve trimming hedges, weeding, cutting the lawn and helping with whatever is needed.

About Abbeyfield:

Abbeyfield is a national charity dedicated to the care and support of older people. Our vision is ‘making time for older people’ and we see volunteers as crucial in helping us achieve this. For more information, please visit our website www.abbeyfield.com

Experience and/or skills:         

For this role, ideally you would:

  • Be a green-fingered person who wants to share their love of gardening with older people
  • Be someone reasonably fit and active

We ask all our volunteers to:

  • Be reliable and have the ability to relate well to others
  • Have a warm, friendly, adaptable, caring approach
  • Be open-minded and tolerant of different lifestyle and values
  • Be able to work within personal and organisational boundaries

Practical considerations:

  • We will reimburse you with any agreed appropriate expenses  
  • Provide you with any training you need to carry out your role
  • You'll be supported by our small, friendly house team
  • You’ll have lots of fun and get to spend time with our inspirational residents

How volunteering with Abbeyfield will make a difference to you:

This is an opportunity for you to spend time doing something you enjoy while knowing you are making a real difference to the lives of older people.


Please get in touch... Volunteering@abbeyfield.com 


This role is advertised as part of TPP's Free Giving Back Services. This volunteer advertisement copy has been supplied to TPP and applicants apply direct to the organisation. Please contact the organisation directly if you have any questions about this volunteer role.


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