Dementia Support Administrator (Voluntary)

Helping people with dementia to live well


We are looking for a Dementia Support Administrator (voluntary) to support our Sow & Grow sessions.

At Sydenham Garden, our Sow & Grow sessions aim to support people to live well with dementia. We use gardening, cooking and craft activities, as well as providing plenty of opportunities for reminiscence, reflection and discussion.
We require an admin assistant to work in the office and help the dementia project lead to administer these sessions. This is vital to the success and development of these programmes.

To view the role click here:
Dementia Support Admin Role

Please apply using the following form:

Volunteer Application Form

  • Personal Details

  • Volunteering at Sydenham Garden

    Due to the nature of our work, some volunteer roles will require a Criminal Records Bureau check. We will try our best to match you to a role corresponding to your skills, interests and expectations.
  • Additional Information and Declaration

  • Please give details of two referees who could confirm your suitability for volunteering at Sydenham Garden (please note that at least one referee must be from someone who has known you in a professional capacity).
  • Referee 1

  • Referee 2

  • DECLARATION TO BE SIGNED BY THE APPLICANT:

    Sydenham Garden reserves the right to accept or reject applications for its volunteer programmes at its own discretion. By completing this form you agree to your information being held by the organisation for the purpose of processing applications, managing volunteers and monitoring volunteer activity. All personal information is treated with due regard to confidentiality and in accordance with the principles of the Data Protection Act 1998. Information we have on individuals will not be passed on to any other agencies without your consent -I understand that in the event of this application being successful, a Criminal Records Bureau (CRB (DBS) check may be requested. To the best of my knowledge, all of the information disclosed above is accurate on the date of signing.
    Sydenham Garden (SG) will record certain information about you. This information is overseen by SG’s Data Controller (currently Tom Gallagher). The Data Controller can be contacted at the Resource Centre Office. We record your name, address and telephone, emergency contact, and other details you provide us with. The legal basis for holding this information is called ‘legitimate interest’. We will hold your records for a further 6 years after you complete your time as a volunteer with us, or for 6 months after an unsuccessful application. We will never pass your information onto an external individual or organisation without seeking your consent first. You have the following rights relating to the information that we hold about you: A right to see the information we hold on you (access). SG will agree to your request as soon as practicably possible and not later than 1 month from the date of request. A right to request any errors in your information are corrected (rectification). SG will agree to your request as soon as practicably possible and not later than 1 month from the date of request. A right to request your information is erased from Sydenham Garden’s records (erasure). If there is no good reason for SG to hold your information, SG will agree to your request to erase the information it holds on you. However, while you are a volunteer, there will be a continuing good reason to hold the information to help us to provide you with the best care possible. A right to complain to the Data Controller using the SG Complaints Procedure. If you feel we have not responded correctly to your request please follow the SG Complaints Procedure. Should you not be satisfied after using our complaints procedure you have a right to complain to the Information Commissioners Office via: https://ico.org.uk/concerns/ or by the Helpline on 0303 123 1113.

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