Ecotherapy Buddy Volunteer

Forest Farm Peace Garden

Hainault, London

Volunteer • Part Time 07525 125057 Mirjam Johansson

Sectors: food, farming & horticulture, conservation & wildlife

Closing date: Sunday, 26th January 2020   4 days left

Join our team of buddy volunteers to support Forest Farm Peace Garden's ecotherapy programme for mental health recovery. Volunteers are at the heart of what we do and make a huge difference to the service that we offer. The contribution of our buddy volunteers helps to create a friendly and supportive community around the activities we do at our garden, enabling everyone to participate fully and develop their potential.

Becoming a buddy is an opportunity to gain skills and hands-on experience in support work and social and therapeutic gardening. Our ecotherapy programme supports people with mental health recovery needs such as depression, anxiety, isolation and low confidence and self-esteem. Buddy volunteers provide one-to-one support in the garden, may lead or co-lead a workshop or activity, and help with the general running of the ecotherapy sessions.  

We provide two days free training for new buddies - upcoming dates for 2020 are: Friday 31st January & Friday 7th February

If you are interested in becoming a buddy volunteer please download the role description and complete the short application form on our website here: https://www.forestfarmpeacegar...

The deadline for applications is Sunday 26th January 2020, but suitable applicants will be invited on an first come first served basis.

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