Volunteer with Us 

Are you looking for a chance to make friends, and learn new skills in a beautiful outdoor environment? Then why not consider volunteering at Five a Day. We provide training, uniform and social events. Hours are flexible and all you need is a sense of humour.

We have a number of volunteer roles not just gardening roles so have a look.

We couldn’t manage without our wonderful team of volunteers.

Volunteers filling raised beds in the Five A Day Garden

Volunteering Roles

We have a number of roles

Garden volunteer – got a spare morning and would love to be outdoors enjoying all the wellbeing benefits. Doesnt matter what you know about gardening or how mobile you are there are jobs for everyone.

Session volunteers – we always need help with the sessions for older people. Its so rewarding to hear their stories and to help them in the garden with some light gardening tasks.

Social media volunteer– volunteer required to maintain our Facebook page and website with regular topical updates.
Volunteers digging beds in the Five A Day Garden

“It’s an ideal way to spend a few hours with lovely like minded people in wonderful surroundings, a great tonic, everyone should try it” –  Val, gardening volunteer

“I enjoy working at the market garden because it is a truly nurturing environment, where friendships grow as freely as the plants, and people thrive.”-  Debs, teaching and gardening volunteer

Looking to Volunteer with Us?

Get In Touch!

Volunteers digging beds in the Five A Day Garden

Volunteering FAQs 

We understand that you may have a questions about volunteering roles so we have included below the most frequently asked. If you have any further questions then please don’t hesitate to contact us on info@fiveaday.org.uk

What days do you offer volunteering?

We offer weekday sessions Tuesday to Friday from 9.30am  to 12.30pm.

What is the commitment?

As regards commitment, we are very fluid on this as we understand that
everyone has other commitments and numbers attending will vary depending
on people’s availability.

Do you offer weekend sessions?

Yes we offer morning sessions once a month in winter and twice a month from April to October.

Do I need gardening experience?

No. Enthusiasm and adaptability are the main requirements.

Get In Touch

Improving Wellbeing for Everyone

Five a Day Garden
The Street
Englefield
RG7 5EL

info@fiveaday.org.uk

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