Volunteering Opportunity: Garden Hosts

Suitable for volunteers interested in: Conservation, Social Care, Outdoors, Gardening, Support Work, Befriending


The Patchworking Garden Project gives you the opportunity to work alongside those attending the garden who may be isolated, lonely, bereaved or suffer from physical or psychological ill health. The site is a beautiful walled Garden in the foothills of Boxhill, with a poly-tunnel, flower, vegetable and fruit planting, as well as Sensory and nature areas and a central meeting zone. We provide ourselves on our welcoming and inclusive attitude to all.We are currently looking for people who can support a session on a Thursday morning or afternoon – and also for people who feel they would eventually like to lead sessions for us. Obviously we will give them all the necessary training.

Personal Specification: 

  • Garden and horticultural knowledge
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Non judgmental attitude
  • Arts and crafts
  • Any or a mixture of these would be great

Practical Considerations:

The opportunity is located at The walled garden, Aviva Sports Field, Pixham Lane, Dorking, Surrey RH4 1QA. The opportunity is open to both those looking to volunteer as individuals and in groups.


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