Gardening/ Painting/ Maintenance TBC

Gardening/ Painting/ Maintenance TBC

Event · 10 Dec, 11:00 - 16:00
Painswick Old Rd, Stroud GL6 7QW, UK
Art & cultureWellbeingNature & sustainability
Applications closing in 5 months.
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Hawkwood Centre for Future Thinking (CFT)
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Gardening/ Painting/ Maintenance Day TBC

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Join our Volunteer Day covering Gardening/ Painting/ Maintenance TBC.

Hawkwood provides a multitude of fulfilling volunteer opportunities that enable you to make a meaningful difference while enjoying a range of enriching experiences. By volunteering, you can connect with others, have fun, develop new skills, maintain an active lifestyle, and contribute to your community's well-being.

This particular volunteer day is set to cover a range of activities including gardening, painting and maintenance.

We're seeking enthusiastic volunteers to help us cultivate and beautify our garden, paint and decorate our spaces and maintain Hawkwood as a beautiful space for everyone to enjoy. Your skills are most welcome.

Lend a hand and make a difference through:

Gardening: Planting flowers, shrubs and seeds. Weed and maintain garden beds. Woodland work. Composting. Spread mulch and gravel. Maintain paths and walkways.

Painting and decorating. Help with painting walls, skirting boards and other surfaces to refresh the overall look of our venue. Sand down rough surfaces and prepare them for a smooth and clean finish.

Maintenance. Ensure each of our unique spaces provide our visitors with a warm, welcoming environment. Working with our team to address any maintenance issues.

What to bring:

Comfortable clothing and footwear suitable for indoor and outdoor work.

A reusable water bottle to stay hydrated.

A willingness to get involved.

What you get in return:

Knowing you are making a positive lasting impact. See first hand the transformation you've been a part of.

New skills and knowledge. Increase your skills by learning new techniques from other dedicated volunteers.

Community: Take great satisfaction from knowing that you are making a positive contribution to your community.

Sign up today! Join our superb team of volunteers. Let's work together and help make both our indoor and outdoor spaces places that positively impact communities that will be admired for years to come.

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About Hawkwood Centre for Future Thinking (CFT)

Hawkwood Centre for Future Thinking is set in a beautiful, sustainably run estate, As a charity, we bring together people and organisations from many backgrounds in support of creative endeavour, a flourishing community and a sustainable environment. We aim to encourage people to make a considered difference to today’s society and to our future, and our place provides an ethical, peaceful and inspirational environment to enable individuals and organisations to grow and develop. Hawkwood CFT has identified four key areas which represent our charitable objectives.

A Place to Grow
Providing online courses and events, as well as on-site both residential and non-residential courses in the arts, music, wellbeing, future-thinking and transformative leadership.

A Place to Create
Providing artists from local, regional and national arts organisations with support and full board and lodging to create work.

A Place for Conversation
Providing events, talks, and films addressing the pressing issues of our time to inspire people to make a difference, as well as providing a venue for forward-thinking organisations.

A Place to Explore
Providing a dynamic, open and free environment where everyone can reconnect with nature and themselves through hands-on exploration, away from the pressures of normal, busy life.