Volunteer - Forget Me Nots (Dementia Gardening Project)

Location: Mayfield Nurseries, Southampton
When: as soon as possible
Commitment Required: Wednesday and/or Friday Mornings 10am to 12.30pm

Mayfield Nurseries is a subsidiary social enterprise of Solent Mind.  We are a plant nursery and a mental health charity and strongly believe that through horticulture we can make a positive impact on the health and wellbeing of people who join our services.

In this role you will help support people in the early stages of dementia to undertake gardening activities and socialise with their peers.

 Your main responsibilities will be:

  • to provide additional support to the member of staff for people requiring assistance and encouragement
  • to assist people with dementia in gardening activities using a person centred approach
  • Encourage conversations and group discussion
  • Promotion of the service in the wider community

For more information on this role see the full role description.

For more information on Mayfield Nurseries and Forget Me Nots - dementia friendly gardening group, visit the Mayfield Nurseries website:  http://www.mayfieldnurseries.org.uk/forget-me-nots-gardening-group


Volunteer Application Forms:

Click on the link to download a volunteer application form (word 97-2003 version) - Application Form

Click on the link to download a volunteer application form (pdf version)  - Application Form

Application forms can be returned by:

Email: volunteering@solentmind.org.uk

Post: Volunteer Co-ordinator, Solent Mind, 15-16 The Avenue, Southampton SO17 1XF

Fax: 023 8202 7811

Or of course you can deliver it by hand to the address stated above.