This opportunity is based in Scarborough which is quite far from Coventry!
If you are a CU Scarborough student you can view the opportunity here
Life Path Trust is a charity that support people with a learning disability in Coventry and Warwickshire and now also...
Dig Deep to make a Difference in just one day !
This opportunity is ongoing, with no end date.
We have volunteering opportunities for individuals with an interest in Horticulture . The role of Volunteers in the Nursery is vital to the experiences of the Citizens who attend the Nursery and also the staff who work there and the public who visit the facilities.
Kings Hill Nurseries provides training and work experience for people with a broad spectrum of Learning Disabilities( Citizens) within Horticulture (Kings Hill Nurseries), various Catering Operations at the Four Seasons Function Room on site.
Working with people with Learning Disabilities is central to the culture of the business and we work in teams together with colleagues to help maximise each Citizen’s potential .
The hours are flexible Monday - Friday .
We offer full induction training which includes Health and Safety and Manual Handling .
Kings Hil Nursery Kings Hill Lane, Coventry CV3 6PS
Benefits to self
This opportunity provides a supported volunteering experience in glorious outdoor space together with greenhouse work . It is a unique opportunity to combine horticultural experience hand in hand with working along side adults with Learning disabilities .
Benefits to others
Volunteers will contribute their time with experienced staff together with Citizens . The Citizens have the opportunity to spend time with volunteers from a diverse background and wider demographics .
Own transport is preferred however King Hill does potentially have access to a minibus service which could be used for " Make a difference Days.
This can be variable however in order to get the most from the experience a minimum of 3 hours per week would be beneficial.
Make a difference days would be a commitment of half a day or a full day .
A volunteer coordinator is employed to support the volunteer process form start to finish .
In addition all staff at the Kings Hill Nursery will provide assistance and support on an ongoing basis .
It is unlikely that expenses will be incurred in this role however there is an expenses Policy .
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