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Summer Opportunities 2019

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Get Active. Do Good. Have Fun! Take advantage of your Summer break and get involved in the local Sheffield community with our summer programme of volunteering and community engagement. There are lots of activities to take part in - all for a good cause!

Peaceful Community Allotment Work Day!

This opportunity takes place until 31 Aug 2019.

On Fridays throughout the summer, come and work on Green City Action's lovely community allotment, doing some physical work in the outdoors (and hopefully sunshine!). You will get involved in general clearing, weeding, digging etc. to help keep our community allotment in good order for local people, in a deprived area of Sheffield. Tasks will be allocated suitable for your level of fitness. Refreshments provided, but please bring your own lunch. Wear suitable clothing for gardening and the weather.

What skills do I need?

No skills required, just be willing to get stuck in

What will I gain?

Get out in the fresh air! Gardening experience, explore more of Sheffield and meet new people

Training and support

No training needed. Guidance provided on the day. Wear suitable clothing for gardening and the weather

Time commitment

Fridays - 5th July; 26th July; 2nd August; 8th August; 16th August; 30th August; 6th September 10.30-14.30







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Grimesthorpe Allotments; Grimesthorpe Road, S4 8LE

Travel information

Easily accessible by bus - more travel information provided when you apply
  • CausesEnvironment and conservation, Food waste and sustainability, Mental health
  • Frequencyone-off, Every week
  • WhenFriday morning, Friday afternoon
  • Skills and InterestsGardening, Hands-on tasks, Practice my English
  • Careers and AspirationsSocial work, Third sector and charity work

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