Smallholding Support (working with animals)  with The Orchard Trust (Ref: 1150)
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They require help to undertake animal care, horticulture and outdoor activities at the Orchard Trust. Their Smallholding currently has Pigmy goats, chickens, ducks, a cow, sheep and small animals such as rabbits and guinea pigs. It is a safe environment that is surrounded by forest owned by the Trust and has land used for growing a variety of produce. For this role it is also important to support and work alongside people who have learning and physical disabilities who will be accessing the site to enjoy participating in therapeutic work activities.
What are they looking for?

To be willing to learn and undertake training
To maintain confidentiality
Responsible and caring attitude


Working hours are Monday to Friday in the morning, and all five days except Wednesday in the afternoon. Volunteer expenses will be reimbursed.

When: Monday morning, Monday afternoon, Tuesday morning, Tuesday afternoon, Wednesday morning, Thursday morning, Thursday afternoon, Friday morning, Friday afternoon
Age requirements: Over 18

Orchard Trust Smallholding, Upper Stowfield, Lower Lydbrook, Gloucestershire, GL17 9PP

About The Orchard Trust
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The Orchard Trust, based in the Forest of Dean, supports the involvement, independence and development of people with disabilities. Established in 1989, it was founded by a group of parents and carers of people with a disability.

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