Volunteering in Poole Park

Gardening, Litter Picking, Guiding Visitors - can you help?

Gardening Volunteers

Would you like to take part in gardening volunteering in Poole Park?!  This can involve pruning, weeding and clearing as well as eating cake! No experience needed, all tools are provided, just bring suitable footwear and old clothing. We work and meet at different parts of the park depending on the task that day so please contact Toni Powell for details (contact information below).

Sessions are normally 3 hours but if you can only do part of this or simply want to come and say hello, you would be very welcome!

Gardening volunteer sessions:

  • Wednesday 29th August 4pm – 7pm, overgrowth clearance and building planters at the Old Swimming Pool site on Park Lake Road
  • Thursday 6th September 1pm – 4pm, finishing painting the Information Kiosk and creating a display inside
  • Thursday 27th September 4pm – 7pm, tasks to be confirmed
  • Thursday 18th October 4pm – 7pm, tasks to be confirmed

Please get in touch if you would like to take part, we always have a range of tasks to suit everyone.  No experience is necessary and all tools are provided:

Toni Powell, Community Engagement Officer

Telephone 01202 261757 or

Email: toni.powell@poole.gov.uk.

Thank you.

Poole Park volunteers: making preparations for planting the new Quiet Garden

Preparations for planting the new Quiet Garden

Poole Park volunteers: Planting new shrubs in the bedding area outside the bowling green

Planting new shrubs in the bedding area outside the bowling green

Poole Park volunteers: Taking a break to enjoy a well-earned cup of tea!

Taking a break to enjoy a well-earned cup of tea!


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Poole Park Kiosk

The Information Kiosk is undergoing a revamp! Volunteers have been re-painting the outside and we plan to improve the display inside so that it reflects works and activities taking place within the Poole Park Life project.

Poole Park Kiosk

Kiosk Information helpers

The Kiosk can only open to the public after the revamp if we have enough people willing to spend a few hours overseeing the display. The role involves telling visitors about the works and activities taking place in the park, providing basic information regarding Poole Park’s heritage and running simple activities such as a Heritage Quiz or Nature Table.

How? All volunteers will be trained and supervised how to undertake this role in their first or more sessions, and will only be asked to run sessions without 1:1 support once they feel confident to do so.

Please contact Toni Powell if you would like further details about this volunteering opportunity; you can email Toni at toni.powell@poole.gov.uk or call 01202 261757.

Thank you.

 

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