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Centre 404
Centre 404 is a local community charity in North London that offers friendly, reliable and person-centred support to people with learning disabilities, autism and their families. It was founded in 1951 by carers of children with learning disabilities and continues to work towards building a community and a society where people with learning disabilities are valued and involved members of our…

To help support our adult garden volunteers who have mild to moderate learning disabilities with various gardening tasks. No gardening skills required! The group of around 10 meet weekly to do light gardening work (weeding, watering, etc.) for an hour and then have an hour tea break to chat. Receive the therapeutic value of being outdoors while reaping the mental benefits of volunteering by giving back and making new friends!


One to one help in pruning, planting, weeding, and watering for approximately 1 hour of gardening. Help facilitate discussion, set up and clear away for tea and cake hour for talking. Garden group takes trips to Kew Gardens so a willingness to assist on excursions too would be an advantage.

• Induction to Centre 404 and Learning and Leisure Induction
• Adult Safeguard Training

Time commitment

2 hours a week (Thursday 2-4pm) for 3-6 months

This organisation is one of our community partner organisations.

Like all volunteer recruiters we work with, they have signed up to our service standards, agreeing to abide by our policy on partnership working to keep you safe and supported whilst you volunteer.

You’ll never be out of pocket for volunteering through us – with in-London travel expenses to and from your volunteering guaranteed.

In addition, the team here at Students’ Union UCL Volunteering Service is here to support you throughout your volunteering journey – you can get in touch with us at any time.