Chicken Feeding / Garden Watering Rota Volunteer (Westcliff)

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We are looking for volunteers to provide support with caring for and feeding the chickens (5) and watering plants, when necessary, at the Growing Together Westcliff community garden project. 


* Report back on any issues or concerns to project staff

* Undergo initial training in respect of duties

* Liaise with the horticultural support worker to arrange rota days and duties to be undertaken on those days

* Clean out, feed and get to know the chickens

* Water plants (during the growing season) using watering cans and/or a hose

* Participate in regular supervision with the Volunteer Co-ordinator

* Notify staff as soon as possible if you are unable to attend your allocated slot on the rota

* Ensure Health and Safety regulations are adhered to in line with Trust Links Health and Safety policy

* Participate in volunteer meetings

What skills do I need?

* Commitment to the role

* An interest in animals


  • Accessibility
  • DBS check required
  • Equal opportunities policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Suitable for under 18s
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

When can I volunteer?

Start Date: 05/01/2017

End Date: 30/11/2024

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning No No No No No Yes Yes
Afternoon No No No No No Yes Yes
Evening No No No No No No No

Availability Details

We are looking for someone to help mostly on weekends and bank holidays, however occasional weekdays may also be needed.

Posted for
Trust Links

Register your Interest


  • Environment
  • Mental Health
  • No specific interest
  • Wildlife and Animals


  • Gardening
  • General Helping
  • Practical Skills

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