Gardening Volunteer – Milton

Assist with the general upkeep of our grounds and gardens at our Milton hospice.

Key Activities:
• Weeding
• Leaf collection
• Sweeping paths
• Planting, dead heading etc.
• Staining garden furniture
• Cleaning play equipment
• Mowing the lawn
• Any other duties related to the upkeep of grounds as required

Certain tasks will suit volunteers’ likes, dislikes and strengths and this should be taken into account when allocating tasks.

Volunteers are not expected to:
• Carry out the same role as a paid member of staff
• Undertake heavy, laborious or stressful tasks
• Be expected to undertake repetitive and prolonged tasks
• Undertake jobs that EACH staff do not want to do

Personal Qualities / Attributes/ Knowledge:
• Passion/interest in gardening
• Ability to work well as part of a team
• Flexibility
• Commitment and reliability
• Able to work confidentially and within boundaries

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Babs Wilding, retail volunteer

Spending time here is very rewarding. EACH provides such a brilliant and much-needed service and it’s an organisation I feel very passionately about. 

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It’s so uplifting and can be very varied, which is something I’d say to anyone interested in getting involved. [...] It’s a great charity to support and the hospice is such a happy, positive place, contrary to what people probably think and expect. It gives families relief and respite at an impossibly sad and complex time in their lives.

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John Skoyles, fundraising volunteer

I volunteer because I know the tremendous difference EACH make to families at the most challenging time of their lives. Just one child’s smile or a parent's thank you makes such a difference and is worth more than any salary I could or did earn. We can’t make the children better or even understand what families are going through. However, we can travel part of the journey alongside them and do whatever we can to help

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