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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* Awesome Allotments

This opportunity takes place on 27 May 2022

Boost your well-being by spending a morning outdoors at Darnall Allotment Project - a community growing project in Darnall aimed at improving health/well-being, promoting community involvement and social inclusion in the area. There are a variety of tasks, including planting seeds, harvesting vegetables and tidying the polytunnel. One-off (or more!) Sessions on Friday 27th May, 10am - 1pm

***Please now fill in this Google Form to book your session***

Read more about Darnall Allotment Project on their Facebook page 

What skills do I need?

No skills required, just a willingness to get stuck in and learn!

What will I gain?

-Physical exercise and social contact -Help develop confidence and keep fit -Contributing to a meaningful and positive activity -Learning the basics of growing food -We promote eating fresh produce on-site and encourage people to take plants and seeds to try growing at home

Training and support

All relevant training and support provided

Time commitment

One-off (or more!) Sessions on Friday 27th May, 10am - 1pm







DBS (criminal records) check



Infield Lane Allotments, Infield Lane, Darnall, S9 5JF

Travel information

Bus no. 52 - check Google Maps
  • CausesEnvironment and conservation, Food waste and sustainability, Mental health
  • Frequencyone-off
  • WhenFriday morning, Friday afternoon
  • Skills and InterestsGardening, Hands-on tasks, Outdoors
  • Careers and AspirationsThird sector and charity work

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