Our Community Gardens can be found at our Cobham and Molesey Centres for the Community, with Molesey also being the base for our gardeners under glass Project.

However, we have small gardens at most of our Centres for the Community including Claygate, Hersham, Thames Ditton, Walton and Weybridge which also need support.

What does this role involve?

• watering of plants in the Centre’s garden during the spring/summer/autumn as required

• undertaking other light gardening duties such as planting, dead heading, weeding and pruning

In addition, for those volunteering at the Molesey and Cobham Community Gardens:

• helping to propagate plants and maintain the vegetable patch

• offering support with gardening groups for centre members

• the gardeners under glass project also requires support looking after seedlings and vegetables growing in the Molesey greenhouse

• project leaders to run 2 hour sessions weekly and hold regular meetings to decide the direction of the project.

This role would be ideal for someone who:

• Enjoys gardening and being outside.

• Wants to meet new people who share their hobby.

• Would like to support their local community.

What skills do I need?

A basic knowledge of gardening would be desirable for this role.

  • Environment
  • Older People
  • Gardening

Details

When can I volunteer?

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No
Afternoon Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No
Evening No No No No No No No

Availability Details

General gardening volunteers are welcome to work on the garden any time during centre opening hours (9.30am to 4.30pm Monday to Friday), subject to agreement from the Centre Manager. At the moment we also require volunteers to help with: Cobham community garden Molesey gardeners under glass Sessions will usually last for two hours at times to be agreed with the Centre Manager

Location

Cobham Centre for the Community
Oakdene Road
Cobham
Surrey
KT11 2LY

Molesey Centre for the Community
Bishop Fox Way,
West Molesey
KT8 2JE

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