Gardener/Handyperson Volunteer

  • VO84328


Description

Great opportunity to assist a gentleman with the upkeep of his large well established allotment.

Looking for a keen gardener who also has handyperson/joinery skills.

Jobs to be done include- weeding, planting and general gardening. Maintaining fencing, summerhouse and some woodwork.

The allotment is large with frames for planting and a polytunnel.

Things grown are, potatoes, onions, leeks, beetroot, cucumber, courgettes and peppers.

There is a summerhouse with seating inside in case of any sudden downpour, a porta loo is also in place.

Bacon or sausage bap and cuppa can be made on camping stove.

Any relevant training including moving and handling, general guidance and ongoing advice and support would be provided.

A fantastic, enjoyable opportunity to help and make a real difference. All assistance is greatly appreciated.

For more details please contact Kim Styles, Care Manager at email: kstyles@aberdeencity.gov.uk or tel.: 01224 264005.

Organisation aims and objectives

Aberdeen City Health and Social Care Partnership is a caring partnership working together with our communities to enable people to achieve fulfilling, healthier lives and wellbeing.

Availability

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Flexible times available for volunteers. All help greatly appreciated.

Restrictions

Experience required: Gardening experience and skills would be great. Someone with patience would also be appreciated.
Travel details: The allotment is in Smithfield Lane, Hilton Drive. First Bus no 23 takes you right there.
Minimum age: 25

Support

Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: We would reimburse any public transport with receipt.
Training details: Any relevant training including moving and handling, general guidance and ongoing advice and support would be provided.
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer

Last updated 2 months ago

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