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General Helper

Part of Abbey Gateway Skills Club
Opportunity available: 02/01/2017 to 01/04/2017

We are looking for volunteers to support adults with learning disabilities to participate in a variety of activities. We are also keen to hear from people who have skills/hobbies they would like to share with adults with learning disabilities.

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Milk-float drivers

Part of We Can Grow
Opportunity available: 11/01/2017 to 10/04/2017

We are in need of volunteers to drive our Milk-float or Growmobile to parks and housing estates around Islington. The electric vehicle doubles up as a mobile gardening classroom. Primarily we need volunteers to drive the Growmobile to and from events, however if you are also able to stick around and help out with the gardening workshops then we’d be extra happy!

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Garden Volunteer

Part of Walton Charity & Paragon Housing - Community Allotment / Garden
Opportunity available: 24/01/2017 to 25/04/2017

Garden Volunteers who help us maintain and develop the site. They may have gardening knowledge or offer other specific skills such as wood working.

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Gardening Volunteer

Part of Amy's Place
Opportunity available: 01/02/2017 to 01/05/2017

Inspire service users to take an interest in the outdoor space at Amy’s Place and involve them in the development of a regular gardening and/or food growing club. Help people to develop their gardening skills and knowledge specific to growing food, through group workshops, individually tailored support, guidance and encouragement. This is a flexible opportunity and volunteering times and frequency will vary depending on your availability and the needs of service users. It might be every we...

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Food Fight Volunteer (Kitchen Whizz)

Part of Centra Volunteering
Opportunity available: 01/02/2017 to 01/05/2017

Do you like food? Do you like people? Do you like fun? If you answered yes to all these questions then please help us run some food-based events for older people. Activities could include: Sharing your passion for cooking great food; Using your kitchen skills to help facilitate interactive cookery sessions; Coaching people who want to hone their kitchen skills; Promoting food safety and sustainability.

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Food Growing Volunteer

Part of Centra Volunteering
Opportunity available: 01/02/2017 to 01/05/2017

Providing practical support and guidance about growing food to a group of Older People. Activities will include: Build a positive, non-judgmental relationship with a group of service users from Centra’s Older People’s Service. Help develop gardening skills and knowledge specific to growing food, through group workshops, individually tailored support, guidance and encouragement. Work with service users to set up a Gardening Club within the scheme. Work with service users and external partn...

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Volunteer grower and gardener (no experience needed!)

Part of Myatt's Fields Park Gardening Club
Opportunity available: 10/02/2017 to 05/05/2017

We're so pleased to announce the start of our new gardening club in Myatt's Fields Park. From Friday 10 February, 9.30am - 12.30pm, the club will work weekly with our Community Gardener to help grow seedlings for planting around the Victorian Roundhouse and other Park activities. Volunteers don't need to attend each week.

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Conservation Volunteer

Part of Camden Green Gym
Opportunity available: 09/02/2017 to 10/05/2017

In Camden, The Conservation Volunteers work across a large number of sites in the borough, from tiny hidden nature areas generally unseen by the public, to major public spaces like Primrose Hill, Regent’s Park and London Zoo.

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Castlehaven Community Gardening & Maintenance Volunteers

Part of Castlehaven Community Gardening
Opportunity available: 01/03/2017 to 17/05/2017

Get fit. Get active. Get GARDENING. Come and join in every Wednesday from 10:30am to 2:30pm. All are welcome. A variety of gardening, conservation and maintenance tasks are undertaken every week.

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Adventure volunteers

Part of Woodland volunteers
Opportunity available: 31/03/2017 to 31/05/2017

Komaru Outdoor Adventure, is keen to involve people with an interest in the outdoors is an exciting project in Knowsley. Other opportunities are being pursued in North Wales and Wirral. We welcome anybody who wants to get stuck and help around the woods. Staffing the camp area, collecting wood and preparing the woods for our next group. Doing maintenance such as fence building, bird boxing, wood chopping and stacking. In return we can offer training and support, access to courses and di...

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Growing Volunteer

Part of Audacious Veg
Opportunity available: 06/03/2017 to 01/06/2017

As a Growing Volunteer, you will learn about an exciting range of unconventional crops, including edible flowers, heirloom perennials and gourmet produce. You will participate in gardening tasks: sowing, weeding, harvesting and learning about sustainable growing techniques such as companion planting and chemical-free pest control. This placement is perfect for anyone who wants to learn about growing food and flowers, who wants to become part of a warm and friendly community, and who wants to ...

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Vegetable Grower

Part of Communigrow
Opportunity available: 06/03/2017 to 05/06/2017

Participate in full cycle of growing - preparation of soil, weeding and digging, sowing and planting, potting on, watering and maintenance, harvesting, preparing veg boxes, distribution of produce.

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Promotion and Social Media

Part of Communigrow
Opportunity available: 20/03/2017 to 12/06/2017

Assist with evaluating current strategies using social media to get our message across and build support for our project. Recommend ways forward to maximise opportunities and potential use of social media. Be actively involved in promotion of project and work with volunteers who have little experience and knowledge of social media.

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Gardening

Part of Grow with Sunnyside
Opportunity available: 17/03/2017 to 17/06/2017

We need regular gardening volunteers. You don't need any experience, enthusiasm counts for a lot! Gardening includes: pruning shrubs, hedge trimming, lawn mowing, weeding, sometimes planting, sweeping up and litter picking, mulching, bark spreading....and stashing all the waste in big green bags for recycling.

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School Visits Session Leader

Part of Schools on Reserves
Opportunity available: 01/04/2017 to 01/07/2017

Can you help us deliver our Schools on Reserves education programme to visiting schools? Can you communicate your passion for nature to children and their teachers? Volunteer for the largest environmental organisation in Europe and help kick-start a career in environmental education. Following a period of training and shadowing our Learning Officer, we'd ask you to take the lead in delivering hands-on, exciting sessions to schoolchildren and their teachers on our nature reserve. Typical acti...

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Biodiversity Education Assistant

Part of SNCV
Opportunity available: 01/03/2017 to 01/08/2017

Sutton Nature Conservation Volunteers are looking for an enthusiastic volunteer to help run both formal, and informal, environmental education sessions for children aged 3-18 years at Sutton Ecology Centre as well as other green spaces and nature reserves around the London Borough of Sutton. This role is suitable for candidates who are looking to improve their career opportunities in environmental education or gain experience of working with children, as well as experienced candidates who ...

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Family Events Assistant

Part of RSPB Wild Parks
Opportunity available: 28/05/2017 to 31/08/2017

We are looking to recruit a team of volunteers to help us engage families in outdoor nature based activities in local parks and green spaces with the aim of connecting children and families to nature. We need you to help us reach more children and engage more families in getting outdoors and appreciating the nature in their city. This is ever more important for health and well-being as modern life becomes increasingly reliant on technology and it is vital for nature conservation in the future...

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Garden Volunteers and Nature Educators

Part of Brockwell Park Community Greenhouses
Opportunity available: 01/02/2017 to 01/10/2017

All gardening activities suitable for all types of people from the youngest to the oldest! If people need to sit down, we have plenty of seated propagation work. Equally, for those who want a real work out, there's soil to be dug, compost to be turned, trees to be pruned etc. Our 3742 sq m site is very varied, with woodland, many raised beds for veg growing, 2 commercial sized greenhouses, wildlife pond, herb garden, natural dye plants all on site. For those interested in helping our educatio...

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Support Volunteer

Part of Walton Charity & Paragon Housing - Community Allotment / Garden
Opportunity available: 01/04/2017 to 30/11/2017

Support Volunteers are needed to work alongside our more vulnerable gardeners. You will need to be open and non-judgemental in your approach to others. Good people skills are more important than any gardening experience - but a bit of both is ideal.

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General Volunteer

Part of Walton Charity & Paragon Housing - Community Allotment / Garden
Opportunity available: 24/01/2017 to 30/11/2017

Volunteers are encouraged to participate in anything at their level, whether it's weeding, digging, watering, mowing or even making the tea and coffees.