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Volunteer Gardener (Inner West Neighbour Aid)

Burwood Council's Volunteering Program
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About us

Inner West Neighbour Aid – Garden Aid connect people who are passionate about helping others with people who need support to live safely and independently at home and remain active in the community by running tailored programs.  Our two main services are Social Support and Home Maintenance.  The following programmes require the help of volunteers.  Social Outings, Home Visiting, Dog Walking, Gardening, 5 Senses Garden Workshops.

About the role

Avid gardeners wanted!   Do you have a green thumb or want to learn and spend time with those that do?   Our Horticulturalists lead Garden Aid Teams who provide minor gardening services to our elderly clients in the Inner West area.  Tasks include weeding, pruning, re-potting and generally tidy up’s to ensure safety for our clients.

The position would suit people with all levels of gardening experience, who are reasonably fit and who enjoy the outdoors.  Couple and groups encouraged to apply.

You can develop personal connections and make new friends, gain new skills all whilst assisting our trained and experienced Horticulturalists.

The suitable volunteer will have the following attributes:

  • Able to pass a police check
  • Good communication and listening skills
  • Be reliable and able to commit to at least 6  months.