Member Support Volunteer - Shoebury

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We are looking for volunteers who are practical and love the outdoors, for our Growing Together garden project in Shoebury.  Volunteers will need to be good listeners, understanding, non-judgemental, positive thinkers, reliable, motivated, able to lead small groups and willing to share skills. Can you say Yes! to these qualities?

 If you would able to commit to attending regularly to support members with mental health issues and/or learning difficulties who attend the Growing Together Community Gardens,  then why not apply to join our garden teams at one of our sites. We need volunteers to support our members and share their enthusiasm, skills and knowledge.

 Most importantly you will have good listening skills and ability to work with and give support and encouragement to a wide range of people, helping them build confidence and enhance or learn new skills . 

What skills do I need?

·       Excellent communication and people skills

·       Empathy and listening skills

·       Commitment to self-development

·       Willingness and commitment to undertake further training and development

·       Commitment to the role

·       Tact

·       Honesty

·       Enthusiasm

·       Team Work


  • Accessibility
  • Data Protection policy
  • 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: 24/06/2020

End Date: 24/06/2021

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Availability Details

Shoebury – Tuesday & Thursday 9-4pm Our volunteers usually choose to do one day a week, if possible


Elm Road
Next to Woodlands

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  • Environment
  • Mental Health
  • Wildlife and Animals


  • Gardening
  • Practical Skills
  • Supporting Charities
  • Supporting People and Befriending

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