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Give It A Go (GIAG) Volunteering 2021/22

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Give Volunteering A Go! An events programme of one-off activities for you to get involved in your city. At each taster session you can try something new, see more of the city and gain new skills.

*Exam time* Whirlow Brook Park

This opportunity takes place on 04 Jun 2022

Enjoy nature and learn new skills in this beautiful park with the friendly volunteer group. Tasks will include preparing the ground ready for planting and putting in bulbs and flowers in the garden beds. No previous experience required, just be willing to learn and have fun! You might see frogs and pond life! Everyone needs a study break - why not bust your stress in the lead up to and during exam time at a nature-filled volunteering activity! One-off (or more!) Sessions on Saturday 4th June; 9.45am - 12.15pm.

What skills do I need?

None required Willing to get your clothes a bit dirty! On arrival, you will be asked to sign a register and give an emergency phone number. Wear boots or very sturdy footwear and bring gardening gloves. Bring your own hand gel and drinks

What will I gain?

Learn new skills Meet friendly people Be part of the local community Get outside in the fresh air

Training and support

Supervision will be provided on the day. Tools will be provided

Time commitment

Saturday 4th June; 9.45am - 12.15pm







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Whirlow Brook Park, Ecclesall Road South, Sheffield S11 9QF Meet on the grass by the upper car park

Travel information

Accessible by bus (271, 272, 81, 65). There are two car parks for drivers.
  • CausesEnvironment and conservation, Mental health
  • Frequencyone-off, Flexible
  • WhenMonday morning, Saturday morning
  • Skills and InterestsGardening, Hands-on tasks, Outdoors, Teamwork

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