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Gardener- The Marjorie Collins MS Centre

Multiple Sclerosis Society (MS Society) Redbridge (Marjorie Collins Centre)

Do you have green fingers? Could you help us keep lovely garden and grounds looking neat and tidy?

We regard our grounds and gardens as a fantastic asset to our charity and working on them would be a great project for someone. Our members really enjoy sitting outside and love to see them looking their best.

To be involved with our project, you will need to have a

Main tasks and responsibilities

  • It will involve maintaining the beds of flowers, cutting areas of grass and sweeping leaves.
  • We are also looking for someone who can help us make the most of our garden and who would be keen to help with a vegetable patch and new plants and flowers. 

Benefits to Volunteer

  • We would provide all equipment.
  • full training and induction to our organisation.
  • If you would like to donate a few hours of your time each week then we'd love to hear from you. 
  • Thanks and recognition for volunteers
  • Travel expenses will be covered

What skills do I need?

Skills, attributes , experience and qualifications.

  •  Keen interest in gardening,
  • Experience of using gardening equipment.
  • Reliable and caring.
  • Willing to undergo an Enhanced DBS check.
  • We are seeking a volunteer aged 18 or older.

When do I need to be available?

Morning Afternoon Evening

The Centre is open Tuesdays and Thursadys , hours are flexible, although we are looking for someone who can commit at least 5 hours a week.

Register your interest

We limit the number of roles you can initially express an interest in to 3 opportunities. Please only register an interest in 3 roles maximum.

  • Ideal for people interested in
  • Disabilities
  • Ideal for people who like
  • Gardening
  • Application Process
  • Application Form
  • Apply by phone
  • DBS Check
  • Informal Discussion
  • Support provided
  • Basic reference can be provided
  • Volunteer will have named supervisor
  • Accessibility
  • Accessible parking available
  • Accessible toilet facilities
  • Volunteering venue wheelchair accessible
  • Other Information
  • Accessibility - additional information
  • Are there any age limits?
  • DBS checks - additional information
  • Expenses - additional information
    Travel only
  • Recruitment Process - additional information
    Apply by completing the application form and coming to visit the Centre, meet the manager and have an informal discussion about the role.
  • Role is exempt from Ex offenders Act 1972
  • Thanks / Recognition for Volunteer contribution
  • Transport Info (nearest station / bus stop)
  • Volunteers covered by insurance

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