There are different volunteering opportunities at Martineau Gardens – read on to decide what would best suit you. If you would like to volunteer at the Gardens, or would like to refer a Service User for Therapeutic Horticulture, contact us on 0121 440 7430. 

Therapeutic Horticulture Volunteering

Martineau Gardens form a therapeutic environment of over two acres of organically maintained land, two miles from the City Centre. The Gardens include a substantial wildlife area, formal gardens, a vegetable plot, an orchard and herb beds. Martineau Gardens has been looking after the site with a wide range of volunteers since 1997. The volunteers look after the Gardens for the benefit and pleasure of the people of Birmingham. Read more here.

Therapeutic Horticulture Support Volunteer

We are looking for people with good gardening knowledge who wish to enhance their skills and gain hands-on experience of social and therapeutic gardening.  Read more here

Visitor Welcome Team Volunteering

Could you spare a half-day during the week or on a Saturday to welcome visitors to the Gardens? You need excellent social skills and to be very reliable. Read more here. 


Corporate Volunteering

We welcome partnerships with businesses. Find out more here.

Staff from GE Heathcare Finnamore volunteered their time