17 May 2022

Bradgate Park Gardening Volunteer

Gardening Volunteers support us by taking care of the various green spaces across the Estate. Our volunteer gardeners can usually be found working in the walled garden, the allotment garden or taking care of the planters across the park. Gardening Volunteers muck in with tasks like weeding, planting and pruning. This is a great activity for those who have green fingers or don’t mind getting their hands dirty!
To apply for this job email your CV to volunteers@bradgatepark.org.
Job Ref:
08 Oct 2045

Skills/Equipment Required:

No previous experience required, training is provided during the session, we will also provide any equipment needed to undertake the task.

Access Considerations:

These sessions take place in different areas across the park and volunteers may be required to walk to the meeting point from the car park, there is limited access to facilities such as toilets during these tasks.

Fitness Level Required:

Reasonable level of fitness – you will be undertaking outdoor activities in all weathers, some gardening tasks require bending for extended periods.

What to Wear and Bring:

Volunteers should wear suitable clothing and sturdy footwear; the weather can be very changeable at the park so please bring a waterproof coat. You will also need to provide your own lunch and any drinks that you require during this session, gardening activities take place across the park so access to the café and/or shop is often limited.

Frequency of Sessions:

Monday, usually fortnightly

Duration of Each Session:

9.30am – 1.00pm

Additional Comments (e.g. DBS checks, minimum age, references):

Volunteers must be aged over 18 years of age, references may be required.