Lead Gardening Volunteer


We are currently recruiting for a lead volunteer gardener for our Godfrey Robinson House service.


Godfrey Robinson House | North Ferriby

Time commitment

Ideally a regular commitment such as 1-2 hours a week, but as much as the Volunteer is able to commit.

Five Can Doers gardening

Role description

Key Activities to Include:

  • Coordinating and supporting a small team of volunteer gardeners.
  • Coordinating volunteer rotas as required
  • Working with the Community Volunteer Coordinator to welcome corporate volunteering groups
  • Leading a residents gardening group

Key Personal Attributes Include:

  • Good communication skills
  • Organised
  • Ability to delegate
  • Practical
  • Friendly
  • Enthusiastic
  • Reliable

Previous experience of working with disabled adults not necessary.

Requirements of Role

  • 2 references
  • Clear DBS check
  • Completion of required training
  • Some knowledge of gardening and plants

Training for the role includes:

  • Volunteer Induction Training
  • Manual Handling training
  • Fire Safety Awareness