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Community Gardener Volunteer - Bowen Hills

Australian Red Cross
  • Monday 9am-1pm
  • Ongoing commitment is ideal to give community members consistency of relationship

The program

Jeays Street Community Centre provides a range of services to connect people with their wider community. The aim of Jeays Street Community Centre is to build social connectedness among the local community by providing a safe and open space where community members are able to access formal and informal community-based support, be involved in community-led initiatives and develop meaningful social networks. The Centre's programs encourage community connections and promote social supports by providing community based recreational activities, education and training opportunities, community engagement and volunteer opportunities, information, support and referral services and a space for community gatherings.

The opportunity

Jeays Street Community Centre exists to build social connectedness among the local community by providing a safe and open space.  The Community Gardener provides support and facilitates garden activities including planting, watering, weeding, mulching and maintaining garden beds and harvesting produce. The Community Centre provides social networks and social supports for the community through community garden, community based recreational, social and vocational activities such as arts & craft groups and BBQ's.

The impact

As a Community Gardener, you will be able to connect, learn, listen and teach community members, experiencing social isolation and vulnerability. Red Cross will ensure you have training, ongoing support and access to other opportunities within the World’s largest humanitarian network.

Our COVID-19 safe practices:

It’s vital you review our Red Cross COVID-19 requirements in the ‘Keeping everyone safe from COVID-19’ section here prior to applying.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

Thank you for considering volunteering at Red Cross. We also have great career opportunities

You can not apply for this role as it is no longer available.