Food Growing Volunteer

project: Centra Volunteering
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About the opportunity

Health & Wellbeing, Older People, Volunteering, Young People

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 partners to develop a food growing scheme which fulfils the needs and interests of scheme residents.


This role requires some experience of growing your own food. This role requires us to carry out a check through the Disclosure and Barring Service.

About the project

Centra Care and Support is the new name for Circle Support. It provides support and care services and supported housing management services across the group partners of Clarion Housing Group, 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 their life.

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, vulnerable families in the community and ex-offenders who also have mental health needs.


Wed 01 Feb 2017 to Mon 01 May 2017
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Volunteering impact


Older People