Volunteer Role

Gardening Volunteers

Location: Willow Burn Hospice, Lanchester

Hours: Opportunities available - Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday

Team Leader: Senior Administrator

Role Description

To maintain the outdoor areas in the vicinity of Willow Burn Hospice.

To create an attractive, welcoming exterior in keeping with the high standards of the Willow Burn buildings

Key Responsibilities

Download Role Description: Gardening Volunteers

Skills & Experience

  • Excellent organisational skills

  • Accuracy and attention to detail

  • Good communication skills

  • Team player

  • Flexible approach to working

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Tact and diplomacy in dealing with a variety of situations

  • Self-awareness and able to use initiative

  • Good understanding of equality and diversity


Volunteering comes with a number of benefits:

  • Gain confidence

  • Make a difference

  • Meet people

  • Be part of a community

  • Learn new skills

  • Take on a challenge

  • Have fun

Throughout the year, Willow Burn also offers volunteers a number of benefits to say thank you for your dedication and to offer you the opportunity to steer your volunteer journey:

  • A bi-monthly volunteer bulletin

  • A quarterly Willow Burn Newsletter

  • A yearly volunteer survey

  • Two annual celebration events

  • 10% off in the Willow Burn Shops and a special volunteer menu in the Willows CafĂ© for all volunteers with your ID

  • The Volunteer Training Passport

Apply Online

If your interested in the role fill out our online form today or contact us if you have any questions.