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Friends of Whirlow Brook Park

Friends of Whirlow Brook Park logo

We are a newly formed friends group in Whirlow Brook Park in South West Sheffield. We hope to restore the park in association with SCC. We are in need of volunteers and new ideas.

Volunteer Gardener 2021/22

This opportunity takes place until 31 Aug 2022

Volunteer at Whirlow Brook Park, with the friendly members of Friends of Whirlow Brook Park. Light or heavy gardening depending on ability. No previous experience necessary apart from basic gardening skills. Meet new people, gain skills and learn about trees, plants and flowers!

Sessions are first Saturday and third Monday of the month. Upcoming Workdays: see our website

*After you have clicked ‘Register Your Interest’, you will receive an email with the next steps of your volunteering application for this role - follow this guidance*

What skills do I need?

Basic gardening skills or painting and DIY skills Lots of enthusiasm

What will I gain?

Knowledge of plants and trees - working in the community to help restore the park and gardens. Sense of well being Meet and work alongside friendly people

Training and support

Induction and supervision

Time commitment

Sessions are first Saturday and third Monday of the month. Upcoming Workdays: Saturday 5 February, Monday 21 February, Saturday 5 March, Monday 21 March, Saturday 2 April, Monday 11 April

Food

No

Travel

No

Childcare

No

DBS (criminal records) check

No

Location

Whirlow Brook Park, Ecclesall Rd South, Sheffield S11 9QD

Travel information

Bus route 218 going to Dore, but need to get off at Whirlow Brook Park which is on the opposite side of the road to the bus stop. Car park available in the Park.
  • CausesCommunity events and festivals, Environment and conservation, Health
  • FrequencyEvery month, Flexible
  • WhenMonday morning, Wednesday morning, Saturday morning
  • Skills and InterestsGardening, Hands-on tasks, Outdoors, Teamwork
  • Careers and AspirationsArts, culture and heritage, Medicine and healthcare, Science

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