"It's been really great, thank you so much for all you help"
We caught up with Ray, founder at Green Care at Norton - a wonderful social and therapeutic gardening project located across a number of growing sites in Letchworth. They work with vulnerable and lonely adults who maybe long term unemployed or have special needs. Ray offers volunteers an opportunity to develop their flower farm project which involves growing and preparing cut flowers for sale.
Ray recently joined GoVolHerts platform to promote his volunteering opportunities to support the expansion of their project and has already experienced a very promising start. They have recruited 4 new volunteers and received 8 applications since the start of July.
"We've had quite a lot of interest...we recruited a really good floristry volunteer who is now a regular and an admin volunteer who I work remotely with. We also have a really lovely guy who's interested in general horticulture and another lady who has just started coming last week. We've also had lots of people email. It's been really great and thank you so much for all you help".
Find out how you can help Volunteer with Green Care at Norton https://www.govolherts.org.uk/o/Green-Care-at-Norton-CIC/opportunities