Land maintenance and gardening at Bodster CIC

We run a session on a Friday afternoon from 1.30 pm til 3.30pm for people to come and do volunteering and learn and develop their land based skills - looking after the land for Bodster CIC - completing tasks such as :-pulling ragwort, moving fencing, collecting field droppings and then spend some time being with our herd of ponies on the ground.

Either to join a group working on the land eg ragwort pulling and/or to re-instate our ~Sensory garden on site

Skills

Ability to learn new skills and/or have gardening skills - physical work

Ability to walk distances as we are 8 acres and willingness to complete tasks such as ragwort pulling - we will teach you skills needed if required. Willingness to be in a. small group of people who may lack self confidence


Details

  • Diversity and equal opportunities policy
  • Accessibility
    but no disability toilet on site - nearest is in Godshill
  • Age restrictions
    19+ yrs to 90 yrs
  • Child Protection
  • Complaints Policy
  • Confidentially Policy
  • DBS check required
  • Ex Offenders
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Suitable for Duke of Edinburgh Award
  • Suitable for Supported Volunteering
  • Suitable for Under 16's
  • Suitable for Under 18's
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer Policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Vulnerable Adults Policy
  • Written role description

When can I volunteer?

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

Availability Details

Only Fridays 1.30-3.30pm


Location

Sandford Farm
Shanklin Road
Sandford
England - Isle of Wight
PO38 3EX


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