OPP OF THE DAY: Gardener – Kinver Edge, The National Trust

If you love gardens as much as we do then you’ll know they need a lot of care and attention. nat trustVolunteer gardeners do practical work to help keep the Rock Houses in peak condition and looking eye catching.

By getting involved, you could:
– Keep fit and healthy
– Get your hands dirty and enjoy the great outdoors
– Use your gardening know-how, and learn more
– Be part of a varied and enthusiastic team and make new friends
– Really enjoy a cup of tea – it tastes better after all that fresh air

What’s involved?
– Helping the garden team with everyday practical tasks to keep the garden looking its best
– Looking after garden machinery and equipment
– Being a friendly face for visitors and answering any questions
– Helping with projects like new planting or clearing overgrown areas
– You are important in making sure things run as smoothly and safely as possible – this includes getting to know health and safety and evacuation procedures
– There might occasionally be some other activities that are of interest to you, that we could use your help with.

This role will suit you if you are:
– Keen to work in a team
– Happy to work outside in all weathers
– Interested in gardening and have a bit of experience
– Reasonably fit – we aren’t talking Mo Farah, but you’ll be on your feet, bending and stretching during the day

Extra Information:
– We’ll help you get to know Kinver Edge and the Rock Houses, how you can help and how you will work with the rest of the team – with induction and training
– We provide equipment to help you do this role well and safely
– We’ll also cover agreed costs of your travel between home and the Rock Houses

FOR MORE INFO OR TO APPLY please contact:

Tel: 01384 872553
Email: kinveredge@nationaltrust.org.uk
Website: www.nationaltrust.org.uk/kinver-edge/

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