Smallholding Support  with The Orchard Trust (Ref: 1476)
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The Orchard trust is looking for volunteers to help support their initiative to support people who have disabilities to access the outdoor environment and enjoy participating in therapeutic work activities.

Volunteers will help support these people undertaking animal care, horticulture and many other outdoor activities.
What are they looking for?

Volunteers will need to be able to relate well to people, have confidence and be approachable and fun; willingness to participate in all sorts of activities, e.g gardening, animal care and trips out is also essential.
Excellent communication skills, a responsible attitude and a positive outlook will also be important for being the supportive figure required and promoting an upbeat and optimistic environment.

Volunteers must be willing to learn and undertake training and maintain confidentiality.


Volunteers will receive a full induction and any additional relevant training they may require.

Volunteer expenses will be covered.

When: Mornings/Afternoons, Mon-Fri
Age requirements: All ages

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

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.

See all roles with The Orchard Trust