Midlothian Gardens Handy Person

  • VO88223


Description

Bring woodwork skills and support our work in local hospital community gardens. Your experience will be invaluable in constructing potting area, raised beds completing our outdoor kitchen and more!
All around the garden there are woodwork and construction tasks to undertake.
Opportunities involve:
• Maintaining existing woodwork around the site
• Helping to construct a potting area, helping to finish our outdoor kitchen, building new resources like planters and raised beds.
• Source materials for these projects
• Work with others to build these things

Organisation aims and objectives

MCHG is an NHS Lothian initiative with a mission to make opportunities for good food and healthy lifestyles available to local communities. •Gardening: growing and eating local food while building community and developing skills. •Walks, workshops, events which encourage healthy eating and promote social inclusion. •Advice and support for improving lifestyle through good food and good health.

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2 hours a week for four months

Restrictions

Experience required: · Previous experience of fixing and maintaining – basic joinery skills · Commitment to regular volunteering this summer/autumn and perhaps longer if you wish · Creative in finding solutions and recycling/reusing materials
Minimum age: 18

Support

Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: Local travel on public transport or mileage
Training details: Induction to gardens, local health and safety. Check ins and other training offered e.g. equality and diversity
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer,
Wheelchair Access/Disabled Access Toilet

Last updated 14 days ago

Please note, organisations are currently experiencing a large volume of enquiries from people looking to help out. They may not always be able to meet this demand so please be patient, you may not receive a quick response or be assigned to a role.