Application to become a Volunteer at Josiah Braithwaite Community Garden
We are very pleased that you would like to volunteer at the garden.
We ask potential volunteers to fill in this application form so we can find out what you would like to contribute as a volunteer and what you would like to learn from volunteering. We’d also like to know how much time you would like to dedicate and whether you would like to be a regular or ad-hoc volunteer.
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Please list any skills you have that you think may be relevant (eg: knowledge about gardening, cooking, art and crafts or other subjects; able to work with children; able to work with elders, including those with dementia; graphic design skills, organisational/admin skills etc)
How would you be able to help out with the Growing Together project?
Preparing seed packs (collect a few packets of seed and separate into smaller seed envelopes for individual households)
Creating packs of compost (creating packs of compost for people to fill their pots with)
Sorting and cleaning pots (to include in the packs)
Creating plant labels (can recycle old plastic cartons)
Distributing packs of seeds, compost, pots and labels locally
Sharing knowledge and helping people out
Spreading the word so local people hear about the project
Growing seedlings to distribute later in the year
What would you generally like to contribute as a volunteer?
Activities with elders, including those with dementia
Cooking and showing others how to cook
Doing arts and crafts
Other (please specify)
What would you like to learn as a volunteer?
Learning more about gardening
Learning to work with children
Learning more about cooking
Learning about arts and crafts
DBS Check Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.
The provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act regarding non-disclosure do not apply due to this kind of work. You must disclose details of any convictions made in a court of law or otherwise and what the nature of the offence was.
Please detail any convictions below and if none, please write None
Would you be willing to apply for a DBS Check?
What previous experience do you have that might be relevant?
Do you speak any languages other than English:
Time commitment as a volunteer
Please indicate how much time you would like to commit to as a volunteer:
Do you want to commit to regular or ad-hoc times?
When are you generally free?
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