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Green City Action

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Established environmental charity, based in Burngreave, north of the city centre.

Volunteer Gardener

This opportunity is ongoing, with no end date.

To help us maintain our community allotment for work with schools, women's groups & local community. We need people to carry out gardening tasks on our community allotment ie preparing soil, planting, weeding, harvesting etc. You will learn how to garden, work outside.

What skills do I need?

You do not need specific skills, although the work is physical in nature. A willingness to get involved & learn is all that is needed!

What will I gain?

You will gain an understanding of & experience in growing food organically. Benefits to your physical health & general well-being by working outdoors in a peaceful environment. Being part of a friendly team of people. We have many people from other countries who work on the allotment, so you will also have chance to mix with people from different cultures.

Training and support

We provide an induction to the allotment. We will provide all training & instruction needed, as well as equipment required.

Time commitment

Thursday mornings 10.00am -1.30pm. We provide refreshments & simple lunch.







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Grimesthorpe Allotments, Corner of Grimesthorpe Road & Torbay Road, S4 8LE

Travel information

Bus 97/98 to Scott Road Bus 75/76; 1/1a; 20 to top of Barnsley Road & then 10 minute walk.
  • CausesEnvironment and conservation
  • FrequencyEvery week
  • WhenThursday morning
  • Skills and InterestsGardening, Practice my English
  • Careers and AspirationsThird sector and charity work

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