VOLUNTEER: East Preston school needs helps to blossom

Gardening gurus are needed to help out at East Preston Infant School' L43503H14
Gardening gurus are needed to help out at East Preston Infant School' L43503H14
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GARDENING gurus are needed to help the skills of green-fingered pupils at an East Preston school blossom.

The East Preston Infant School, in Lashmar Road, is looking for someone with gardening experience to help the children with a special project in the school’s grounds.

They require someone with a warm personality, good sense of humour with the ability to talk to small children and have a good understanding of the ethos of the school.

Knowledge of gardening and an ability to perform light to medium outdoor tasks is also needed.

For more information about this role, or any others featured this week, call Volunteer Now! on 01243 864220, email volunteernow@vaac.org.uk or see www.vaac.org.uk

Other opportunities advertised this week include:

A care home in Rustington is seeking a photographer to help residents snap that perfect picture.

Leonard Cheshire Disability home, St Bridget’s, in Ilex Close, is looking for someone to assist its disabled residents develop their photography skills and to enhance their photos using computer software to produce a personal portfolio.

The role would see the volunteer helping out during photography trips across the area.

Someone with an interest and keen knowledge of photography, the ability to use IT digital enhancing software, patience and a sense of fun would be an ideal person for the role.

Neighbourly people are needed to help deliver food to needy households across the Gazette area.

Charity FareShare is hunting for more people to become neighbourhood food collection volunteers. The group needs people who can spare a few hours between November 27 and 29 to help vulnerable people living in food poverty.

Volunteers will be posted in their local Tesco store, armed with shopping lists, ready to greet customers and tell them a little bit about how the Neighbourhood Food Collection works. Customers are then encouraged to donate an extra item to FareShare as they shop. Shifts are three hours and you can volunteer as a team or as an individual.

Chestnut Tree House children’s hospice is in need of someone to help the charity to drum-up much-needed funds.

The hospice, based in Dover Lane, Poling, needs volunteers to help start up or join existing fundraising groups.

The role would see helpers organising events like dances, concerts, fashion shows and sponsored rides to raise cash for Chestnut Tree.