Volunteering


 

Without volunteers, Walworth Garden wouldn't be what it is today. We want to give you the opportunity to give back, grow and and form long-lasting relationships with our community and the environment. Whilst we are a small organisation, there is an opportunity for everyone to get involved and keep the garden thriving.  

The volunteer roles we are currently seeking are: 

  • A volunteer coordinator (Garden) - We need someone to take the lead with our volunteers in the garden, helping with recruitment, inductions and day to day support of our volunteers - to find out more and apply please complete the form below selecting ‘Volunteer Garden Coordinator’.

  • Garden volunteers - Interested in gardening and keen to work outdoors? Do you have previous experience in gardening? We might just be the place for you. We are looking for green fingered volunteers to support our team and students, keeping the garden looking it's best all year round, taking care of our unusual collection of plants, assisting visitors and working with the Garden Manager - to find out more and apply please complete the form below selecting ‘Volunteer Gardener’.

  • Horticultural Teaching Assistants - Taking the first steps towards a career in teaching? We are offering the unique opportunity for 2-3 dedicated individuals to work in our School of Horticulture assisting our tutors with the teaching, planning and administration of our Level 2 Work-based horticulture courses. You will need to be able to dedicate Monday and Thursday evenings, or half a day Tuesday or Wednesday, an interest in gardening is always a bonus - to find out more and apply please complete the form below selecting ‘Volunteer Horticultural Teaching Assistants.

  • Behind the Scenes Volunteers - Whilst most of our visitors see the garden when they visit, there is a small army working behind the scenes on everything from fundraising, to administration, marketing, SEO and much more. We are always seeking bright, organised and passionate individuals who want to give back to the community and help us achieve our charitable aims. If you are interested in volunteering behind the scenes please fill in the form below and select the appropriate behind the scenes role.

  • Volunteer beekeepers - Interested in beekeeping and sustainable honey production? Join our expert beekeeper and volunteer beekeepers who meet regularly to inspect and take care of the bees. To sign up and join the volunteer beekeepers WhatsApp group, click here

 
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