Green Space Our Place volunteer program was developed to allow residents to undertake gardening and landscape management in areas throughout our region. This has an enormous benefit to Cairns and its surrounding suburbs, both monetarily and in the building of community spirit.
With the vision of ‘Building collaborative partnerships between Council and community to promote and develop our region while connecting and creating opportunities to enrich lives’ our volunteers are able to play an active role to enhance our region.
Our volunteers are a diverse and eclectic bunch of people, who share the passion of working outside in the beautiful natural environment and enhancing our regions green areas.
They are not afraid of green ants and creepy crawlies of various shapes and sizes, or shedding a few litres of sweat whilst mulching garden beds on a 32 degree day.
They are hard-working, fun loving, dedicated people who share knowledge, make friends, bake cakes to share and feel the satisfaction of their amazing collective achievements.
Some of our volunteers aim to gain employment in horticulture, and whether still studying and accumulating practical hours, or getting experience in the industry, we support their efforts towards employment through volunteering with our program.
Weekly supervised groups
If you have an interest in gardening or re-vegetation, there are a number of supervised groups available. Volunteers supervisors work alongside our volunteers, guiding them in their activities.
Find more about our groups below or get in touch with Volunteers Supervisor Louisa Grandy 4032 6648 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more info or to volunteer.