CLOSING DATE: Ongoing LOCATION: Emmaus Merseyside TYPE: Voluntary

Are you a trained florist looking to use your skills and experience to support a local charity? Do you have a creative eye and a passion for enriching people’s lives through horticulture? If so, we are looking for a Volunteer Florist to help in the exciting development of our Emmaus Merseyside community garden in Seaforth.

Main duties:

  • Help us showcase flowers grown in our community garden
  • Produce bouquets and flower arrangements for sale
  • Advise fellow volunteers on popular flower varieties to grow
  • Mentor and develop fellow volunteers and companions
  • Potentially lead and deliver demonstrations or workshops.

Skills required:

We’re looking for a dedicated individual with…

  • Experience of flower arranging and plant care
  • Creativity and a keen eye for detail
  • A willingness to share knowledge and skills with others
  • Excellent people skills and customer service
  • A highly motivated, enthusiastic and a positive attitude.

Time commitment:

We are looking for a volunteer that will commit to at least 1 day per week through the spring and summer months. We can be flexible in terms of what day(s) these will be.

Training, support and benefits:

  • As an Emmaus volunteer you will be given a full induction when you start.
  • A staff member will support you throughout your time as a volunteer.
  • We will offer you an opportunity to develop your skills and experience for a worthwhile cause.
  • We will look to provide further training where possible.
  • We will provide you with dinner and travel expenses on the days that you volunteer.

If are interested in this role, please e-mail [email protected] or call 0151 928 1588.