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Community Gardener Volunteer - Bowen Hills

Apply now Role no: 496116
Availability: Business hours
Time involved: 1 day per week
Location: Brisbane

  • Thursdays 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.

For more information, please see the volunteer role description below or contact Christina Cassimatis 0429 178 894.

Download File VRD Community Gardener- Bowen Hills.pdf

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

Advertised: E. Australia Standard Time
Applications close: E. Australia Standard Time

  1. Submit your application Tell us about yourself along with any skills and experience you can bring to Red Cross by completing an online application.
  2. Meet with us Have a chat with us about the volunteer role you have applied for and see whether it’s a good match for you and for us.
  3. Complete some checks If you are successful in getting the role we’ll ask you to complete a Police Check. In some cases a Working With Children Check may also be required.
  4. Get started! At this stage, it’s time for your induction and training as you’re now an official Red Cross Volunteer.

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