Ecotherapy Allotment Volunteer

Description of the role:

Get Up and Grow with Suffolk Mind Allotment projects is a service for people who experience mild to moderate depression, anxiety and other common mental health problems. For people who are in recovery and who want to help build emotional resilience as a preventative measure.

We run several allotment projects throughout Suffolk and are currently looking for groups of volunteers who are interested in making a one-time visit to one of the allotments to help the current participants and volunteers make progress on large projects or tasks that are planned for the summer.

Opportunity Activities: Community Work, Gardening
Start Date: 15th January 2018
End Date: 15th June 2018
Availability required:

M T W T F S S
Morning
Afternoon
Evening

What skills are needed?

Volunteer groups would need to be physically able to participate in lifting, weeding, planting.

What skills will be learned / gained?

In the opportunity volunteers will learn more about the local community services and experience first hand how the project supports emotional wellbeing.

DBS Check Required: Yes
Driving Licence Required: No
Does this role have age restrictions?: Yes
Details of restriction:

Over 18

Mandatory training required for role: No
Extra information:

About the Opportunity Host Organisation


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Host Organisation: Suffolk Mind
Organisation Profile:

Suffolk Mind is affiliated to Mind National and is committed to improving the lives of people with mental health issues.
To be a forward thinking, needs-led, evidence driven sustainable charity that promotes and protects mental wellbeing for all, providing a range of innovative services and programmes.

This opportunity is no longer accepting expressions of interest.