Opportunity: Gardener helper - Happy Days

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Organisation Name: Happy Days
admin@happydaysuk.org
Phone: 01422 303458
Cause/Interest: Homelessness and housing
Listing End Date:
Skill Required: Practical
Type Of Activity: Gardening and conservation, General and helping
Additional/Specific Suitability: Doing with a friend, University students, Those looking for work
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Geographical Area(s): Calderdale
Opportunity Type: Location
Requirements And Benefits: About Happy Days:
We support homeless and at-risk individuals through the provision of supported community housing, access to skills enhancement and opportunities to gain employment, and nurturing them into living purposeful lives for the benefit of themselves and their community.

Details of the Project:
Work alongside staff, other volunteers and residents to plan and maintain our different garden spaces across all our sites. This may involve being able to drive between our sites in Calderdale and Huddersfield as part of this role.

Volunteer Responsibilities:
● To plan and maintain our resident gardens in terms of how, and what to plant to make different spaces for the residents to enjoy.
● Be able to use different types of garden tools and various bags of soil/compost/bark etc.
● Be able to create spaces depending on seasons and what is available.
● To have a creative imagination and help the residents get the best out of buying plants with limited funds.
Skill Required: Practical
Skills To Gain: Interpersonal skills, Leadership, Practical
Times For The Opportunity: Any
Volunteer Commitment: Part time (18 hours per week)