Helping with gardening tasks at our historic site - a Sheffield hidden gem. Work will include maintenance tasks such as weeding, pruning and mulching. You’ll work alongside the Community Ranger & other volunteers.
Garden Team Volunteer
Working mainly within the grounds of the historic Sheffield Manor Lodge as well as the Manor Oaks House wedding garden, you will help work alongside a Community Ranger and a team of volunteers to undertake general garden maintenance tasks. Our volunteers are essential for helping us maintain a higher standard of upkeep ‘around the edges’ of the grounds – so weeding, edging, pruning/cutting back, mulching. This role is perfect if you want to add practical experience to your land-based studies, or if you want to take advantage of the mental and physical health benefits of gardening. You will be shown what to do and how to use tools safely and no experience is necessary. This is a friendly and welcoming group who enjoy getting things done, in addition to a well-earned cup of tea.
What skills do I need?
Willing and able to work outside completing gardening tasks.
Willing and able to follow our code of conduct and social distancing procedures.
Interest or experience in gardening, horticulture or related areas an advantage
What will I gain?
Practical experience of garden maintenance work. Learn more about plants, gardening and our historic site.
Gardening improves your physical and mental health!
Chat to other volunteers and learn from each other
Training and support
Work alongside the Community Ranger who can guide you through how to complete all the gardening tasks required
The sessions run every Tuesday from 10:00 - 14:30, with an hour break for lunch.
DBS (criminal records) check
Sheffield Manor Lodge and Sheffield Manor Oaks.
389 Manor Lane, S2 1UL.
Tram - (Blue Route) to Spring Lane / City Road (+ 1 mile walk through Manor Fields Park) / Tram (Yellow Route) to Cricket Inn Road (+ 1 mile walk via Maltravers Road to Manor Lane)
Bus - to City Road/Manor Lane: 7, 8, 8A, 41, 50, 50A, 71, 71A, 120 (+ 0.5 mile walk.
Car - there is a car park