Cedars Park Gardener

Hertfordshire Mind Network
http://www.hertsmindnetwork.org
Waltham Cross
07 Jul 2016

Description

Hertfordshire Mind Network launched Let’s Talk Grounds Maintenance in 2012. Operating as a social enterprise, the service delivers high quality grounds maintenance services to public, private and community sector organisations, whilst providing paid employment and volunteering opportunities for individuals who have faced barriers to work through experience of mental and/or emotional distress.

In partnership with Broxbourne Borough Council we have gardening and park maintenance volunteering opportunities available at Cedars Park, ideal for anyone who enjoys being outside, breathing in the fresh air and using their hands.

Purpose of role:

To carry out gardening and general maintenance projects at the Park.

Tasks:

General gardening
Lawn mowing/edging, strimming
Planting & pruning
Developing nature walks and features
DIY, craft and maintenance projects

This role is flexible and on-going and full training will be provided for using the maintenance machinery. A great opportunity to work outside in the fresh air, learn new skills and meet new people!

About Hertfordshire Mind Network

Hertfordshire Mind Network’s mission is to create opportunities for individuals to make choices, find their own solutions, build resilience and manage their whole life and well-being.The aims of the organisation are:- Be accessible to everyone irrespective of where they live in Hertfordshire- Provide safe and effective care- Promote social inclusion- Encourage active involvement from service users and carers- Promote early intervention

About organisation

Hertfordshire Mind Network is an independent charitable provider of mental health services. We work across Hertfordshire, offering support to anyone in the county who is over the age of 16 and facing a mental health problem, or caring for those who are.

Our mission is to create opportunities for individuals to make choices, find their own solutions, build resilience and manage their whole life and wellbeing.

What are they looking for?

Gardening at Cedars Park every Thursday 10-2, including weeding and clearing, mulching, planting, sweeping, clearing paths, cleaning water courses and tidying ancient monuments. Ideal for anyone who enjoys being outside and using their hands!

Additional Info

This opportunity is located in Cedars Park, Theobalds Lane, Cheshunt EN8 8RS. Volunteers meet at 10am in the park at Pets’ Corner.

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