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Unit 16, Celia Fiennes House, 8-20 Well Street E9 7PX
Workshops and Events Volunteers
We are looking to recruit 1-2 volunteers to join our team at Hackney Herbal. This is for a specific volunteering role that involves working alongside our team and existing volunteers and assisting with preparing and delivering our programme of workshops, events and courses. This is a great opportunity for someone who wants to gain experience of working in the community education / social enterprise / herbal sector and gain skills relating to organising and delivering workshops, courses and events. Our courses cover themes that include urban gardening, food growing, making herbal remedies and permaculture.
Hackney Herbal is a social enterprise promoting wellbeing through herbs. We grow herbs in a patchwork of sites around Hackney and run creative workshops and events which connect and inspire people around the extensive uses of herbs. The profits from the sale of herbal teas and our workshops help to fund our community projects supporting people towards better mental health and wellbeing. Our work encompasses:
We use nature-based activities to allow people to come together, share ideas and collaborate. We provide a preventative intervention to the onset of poor mental health as well as a pathway to recovery for those already suffering. Our key outcomes follow the themes of health, education and community resilience.
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These are the key activities you will be carrying out as part of the volunteer role:
There are additional ways (optional) in which you can work with us to enhance your experience and gain more skills. We don’t expect you to get involved with everything but here are some other areas that might interest you:
Key benefits of the role
To apply please send a copy of your CV and a 1-sided A4 covering letter explaining how you meet the requirements (essential and desirable) mentioned above. Please make sure to explain the following:
If you have any problems with applying or need any further assistance just ask us. Send an email to Nat on email@example.com or give us a call on 020 8616 0698. We are often out and about so leave us a message and we will call you back. We are happy to help you!
Please send your application to Nat, firstname.lastname@example.org by 6pm on 25th April 2019. Please write your name in the subject line like this: 'Your Name - Volunteer Application'
Shortlisted applicants will be invited to an interview on either 1st/2nd/3rd May.
You can also post your completed application to us at Hackney Herbal, Studio 16, Celia Fiennes House, 8-20 Well Street, Hackney, E9 7PX.
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About Hackney Herbal
Hackney Herbal is a social enterprise promoting wellbeing through herbs. Our work encompasses: 1. Sharing knowledge and skills relating to horticulture, food growing and nature 2. Inspiring people on their own journeys with plants 3. Nurturing the health and resilience of people and the land in Hackney We use nature-based activities to allow people to come together, share ideas and collaborate. Our key outcomes follow the themes of health, education and community resilience.