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ARTea’s Gallery & Garden in Swansea encourages our community to celebrate its talents and give them opportunities to connect, learn and grow.

Community Garden Volunteers will assist with the upkeep of the community garden at ARTea’s Gallery & Garden.  They will take direction from the Community Garden Coordinator.

The role involves planting, weeding, pruning and mulching as well as other garden related activities. 

Location: Swansea

Opening Hours to the Public - Friday, Saturday and Sunday 9.30am to 2.30pm.

Commitment: Days and hours available to suit volunteer can be outside of the operating hours if preferred. Otherwise, you can volunteer when the centre is open for a set shift of  9.30am to 12 noon OR 12 noon to 2.30pm.

Hours banked in this centre can be used towards volunteering commitments for Centrelink if required.

1) Responsibilities:

a) Assist Community Garden Coordinator with the upkeep and development of the garden

2) Requirements:

Knowledge and Experience:

a) Gardening knowledge and experience (various levels from home hobbiest to qualified).  If you would like to meet like minded people and get out in the fresh air and help your local community this is a relaxed opportunity to time bank as much or as little as you wish.
b) Volunteer – National Police Check and Working with Childrens Check (preferred)

3) Skills & Personal Attributes:

a) Ability to work autonomously and use your own initiative, whilst also following instructions
b) Keen and reliable
c) Willing to lend a hand
e) Happy disposition and enthusiastic
f) Able to work as a member of a team
g) Adaptability, flexibility and patience
h) Have a passion for giving back to the community and building a sense of belonging

Expiring: 8 May 2019 - 12:00am