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Friends of Elmfield

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Friends of Elmfield are a group of local residents volunteering their time to make improvements to Elmfield Park and the Rest Garden on Tewkesbury Rd. We grow fruit and veg for all to enjoy, run ...

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Community Gardener

Organisation role · 1–2 hrs/Week
34 Bridge St, Cheltenham GL51 9DH, UK
OutdoorsGardening
Nature & sustainability
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Friends of Elmfield
#53453
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Contact person

Alison SamwaysAsk Alison a question

Summary

We need help to maintain, develop and protect our community garden so that it can be enjoyed by everyone.

Detailed description

About the role


Main activities:

  • Working as part of a team
  • help with the upkeep development and protection of the garden so that it can be enjoyed by everyone
  • tidying up
  • dead-heading
  • weeding borders
  • pruning trees, shrubs and plants
  • propagating and nursery work
  • grass cutting
  • option for woodwork such as making raised beds or furniture from pallets
  • being a friendly face for visitors to the garden answering any questions they may have
  • helping out with the planned development of the garden


Time Commitment: To be arranged but ideally 2 hours a week


Skills and Qualifications:

  • Some experience of gardening would be an advantage but not essential
  • Enjoy working as part of a team
  • Reasonably fit
  • Willing to work out of doors in all weather conditions


Training and Support

  • An initial induction will be given to all new volunteers
  • Volunteers will also be able to learn from fellow volunteers and paid experts
  • We will hold regular volunteer meetings to provide an opportunity to give feedback and contribute ideas, as well as meeting other volunteers 


To apply, please click 'Join' and you will be asked a short question. We will then be in touch to discuss the next steps with you.

What we will provide to volunteers

🤝 Extra support

Getting there

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About Friends of Elmfield

Friends of Elmfield are a group of local residents volunteering their time to make improvements to Elmfield Park and the Rest Garden on Tewkesbury Rd. We grow fruit and veg for all to enjoy, run litterpicks, community events and plant swaps, and fundraise for improvements to local green spaces.