Volunteering

We are always looking for volunteers to help run our busy charity. If you have some spare time and you’re thinking about volunteering for us, we’d love to hear from you. We have a wide range of opportunities including gardening, craft activities, customer service, events and administration.

Examples of volunteering roles include:

  • Site maintenance such as weeding, strimming, mowing, watering plants, repairs to buildings
  • Preparing beds for planting
  • Potting up, planting and harvesting
  • Creating new projects at our sites, e.g. composting areas
  • Helping with craft activities such as making cards, working with willow and wood
  • Helping to make jam and preserves
  • Helping with our marketing and fundraising activities
  • Painting fences and our chicken coups
  • Helping in our site shops and off site market stalls
  • Helping with administration
  • Driving our minibus to transport trainees or accompanying the driver to support our passengers

Why volunteer?

  • To put your own skills and experience to good use
  • Learn new skills
  • Meet new people
  • To get some exercise and fresh air
  • Put something back into the community
  • Socialise and have fun

To find out more about volunteering, please contact Lynn Adams: lynn@sunnysideruraltrust.org.uk 07432 516969