A view of Greenwich from above the Royal Observatory.

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Royal Museums Greenwich is looking to take on board a small team of enthusiastic Garden Support Volunteers.

What the role involves: 
- Supporting fun and creative activities in the garden with various groups and visitors
- Help with the upkeep, development and protection of the garden and its equipment so that it can be enjoyed by everyone
- Assisting with the set-up of sessions
- Supporting registration & check in of school and community groups
- Setting up refreshments
- Ensuring the safety and wellbeing of visitors to the garden
- Support promoting the activities and events in the garden
- Recording data for evaluation purposes

Looking for:
- Enthusiasm for gardening and working outside, with some experience and skills desirable
- Enjoy working as part of a team
- Strong communication skills 
- Enthusiastic about supporting schools groups and community groups

Time Commitment:
- Mondays or Thursdays (9am-12pm) gardening with 8 children from a local primary school
- Fridays (12.30pm-2.30pm) gardening with 4-6 adults with special educational needs
- Saturdays (1pm-3pm) gardening with the general public.
To ensure the garden can reach its fullest potential, minimum 3 months commitment is required.

How to apply:
Royal Museums Greenwich want to know about you! Be creative and tell share why you want to volunteer in the collection inspired community garden. You could write a poem, make a video or send some photos of your garden - share your enthusiasm, passion and communication skills here - volunteers@rmg.co.uk​​​​​​

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Volunteer Garden Support - Royal Museums Greenwich

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Prince Philip Maritime Collection Centre, Nelson Mandela Road, Kidbrooke, London, SE3 9QS

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Opening Times

Closing Date: (26 Jan 2022 - 9 Feb 2022)

* Short listed candidates will be invited to an induction day in February 2022 where you will get a chance to see how the sessions are run and an opportunity for you to introduce yourself.

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