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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.

*Spring* The Promised Land

This opportunity is ongoing, with no end date.

The Promised Land is a community project based in Crookes who help people through community. There is a Vegetable Garden, Animal plot (with pigs and chickens!), Cutting Garden, Wildlife and lots more! This spring term, bust your stress by getting out into Sheffield's green space and getting stuck into various activities including planting, building and helping to rewild the site. One-off (or more!) Sessions on Sunday 1st May; Sunday 8th May; Sunday 22nd May; 12-3pm.

When you click on Register Your Interest, you will receive an email with a Google Form - please fill this in to let us know which session you wish to book onto.

If you cannot attend either of these dates, you can volunteer with The Promised Land at other times, please apply to this role and contact Katie, the supervisor, directly. 

What skills do I need?

No skills required!

What will I gain?

Get outside in the fresh air and clear your head Learn new skills Meet friendly people Be part of the local community Animals e.g. chickens and pigs

Training and support

There will be a short volunteer induction and there will always be a friendly supervisor onsite.

Time commitment

One-off (or more!) Sessions on Sunday 1st May; Sunday 8th May; Sunday 22nd May; 12-3pm







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The Promised Land, Bolehill Road, Sheffield, S6 5DH (Halfway between Tinker Lane and Hagg Hill)

Travel information

52 bus to Crookes and a 5 min walk. Crookes is 10 mins from Sheffield Uni and Students' Union. The Promised Land site is on Google maps
  • CausesFarms and animals, Mental health, Social isolation
  • Frequencyone-off
  • WhenSunday afternoon
  • Skills and InterestsGardening, Hands-on tasks, Outdoors
  • Careers and AspirationsThird sector and charity work

Featured Opportunities

100 hour Third Sector Placements - Deadline for applications Extended!

High quality, fully funded 100 hour placements for current undergraduate University of Sheffield students with local charitable organisations in July - September 2022... click to read more!

Volunteering Project Leaders - Applications now open!
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Apply to be a Volunteering Project Leader today!

*Summer* One-off volunteering activities

Everyone needs a study break! Bust your stress in our green city at a nature-filled one-off volunteering activity!