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Volunteer Gardeners

Reports to: Facilities Manager

Role Days/Hours: Flexible, ideally a couple of hours each week

Location: Either our Selly Park or Erdington site

How you can make a difference: Our volunteers play an essential role in ensuring our gardens look beautiful all year round and provide a tranquil space for patients, visitors and our colleagues.

Why Birmingham Hospice needs you

Both our sites have beautiful grounds, and with spring and summer just around the corner, we need people to help maintain these spaces and make them even better.

No qualifications are necessary and our Facilities Team will support you to help you to build skills through your role. We are looking for enthusiastic people with green fingers.

Duties will include:

  • Lawn Management (mowing/seeding)
  • Planting and weeding
  • Pruning and tidying

If you’d like to find out more about this role, please e-mail Dean Genders; (for volunteering at Selly Park) or Andy Morrell; (for volunteering at Erdington).

What can Birmingham Hospice offer me as a volunteer?

  • The opportunity to give something back to your local community and join our band of hardworking, dedicated, volunteers.
  • Meet new people, making new friends and being part of the Birmingham Hospice team.
  • The ability to be able to develop new skills and interests.
  • The opportunity use your existing set of skills.
  • Gain experience for your CV.

You can download the role description, enrolment form and equalities monitoring form by clicking on the links below:

Volunteer enrolment form

Volunteer equality and diversity monitoring form

Please return completed forms to 

Please note we cannot accept applications from anyone who does not have the right to work/volunteer in the United Kingdom. 

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