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Gardening Volunteer

RSPCA NSW is seeking volunteers to provide general garden maintenance. The role involves a variety of duties to help maintain the shelters gardens and grounds.

As a gardening volunteer, you will help maintain and provide upkeep to the grounds of the shelter, ensuring WH&S requirements and improving the shelter. RSPCA NSW will ensure that you receive appropriate training and will provide ongoing support for other opportunities within the organisation, if required.

Availability: Shifts are available seven days a week

Times Involved:  8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m

Location: Blue Mountains Shelter

Volunteer tasks and responsibilities

  • Perform gardening duties including weeding, spraying weeds, mowing and edges, clearing drainpipes, hosing, using a gurney, removing clippings and other tasks as required
  • Comply with all WH&S requirements and other guidelines to ensure high standards of care and safety are maintained
  • Help keep the shelter clean and keep equipment maintained in good working order

Check requirements

  • Physical ability to lift up to 10 kilograms
  • Ability to follow direction and work within a team and individually
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Reliable
  • Prepared to get a little dirty
  • Well organised, flexible and able to prioritise
  • Enjoy interacting with people
  • Positive attitude

A National Police Check will need to be completed prior to your commencement. Specific volunteer roles may require an additional Working with Children Check.