Looking to meet new people, learn new skills and enjoy some greenspace? Why not come and volunteer at Belville. Our volunteers play a huge role here at the Garden. The work of volunteers is essential in many ways to the management and success of what we do and last year we benefited form over 3889 hours of volunteers time and energy. Volunteering offers you an opportunity to build new skills, meet new people, use your existing skills to benefit others and to gain valuable work experience. But most of all, its fun!!
We have a number of current volunteering opportunity’s and are always keen to welcome more willing volunteers on board! So why not have a look at what’s on offer and feel free to contact us if you are interested.
Current Volunteering Opportunities
General Garden Maintenance Volunteer
We are currently looking for general gardening volunteers to help us out Mon/Tues/Wed 10am – 3pm to maintain the garden and surrounding areas. No prior experience is necessary and jobs include de-weeding, litter picking, grass cutting, landscape gardening and general maintenance. Suitable clothing should be worn and be prepared for all weather!! Contact us today
Drop In Gardening Club Volunteer
Come and join us every Monday afternoon from 1pm – 3pm for our Drop-in Gardening Club Sessions. From pulling up potatoes to planting and drying fresh herbs, we do a bit of everything. No prior gardening experience is needed and all equipment is provided. All we ask is that you turn up with suitable clothing and be all weather prepared! Contact us today
Schools, Community Groups & Cooperate
We also cater for one off volunteering days for schools, community groups and workplaces. Days include Forest Schools, Team Building Days and Guided Nature Walks. Interested? Get in touch today to find out more!
Are you good at DIY and woodwork? Handy with tools? We are currently looking for Volunteers with basic to intermediate DIY skills to help us construct planters and raised beds. Other jobs include preparing and laying paths, building dry stone dykes and other construction jobs as and when needed. All equipment is provided but we do ask you to wear suitable protective clothing. Contact us today
One Off Volunteering Days
Can’t give the required time commitment to be a regular Volunteer? We host occasional one off volunteering day’s too so please keep an eye out on our Facebook page for dates and more information.