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Community Gardener/Garden Warden

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The link have a fantastic community garden and are desperately looking for volunteers to join our team of community gardeners to help bring the garden back to its full potential. We require volunteers to help us with gardening landscaping, garden design, general maintenance along with other tasks. The Community garden encompasses a wonderful sensory garden, Polly tunnel along with wormery, orchard and fruit and vegetable beds which we need your help to maintain.

Organisation aims and objectives

The Link will host our After School Club and Out of School Childcare activities. It will also be open to the public for a wide range of uses, including café, soft play, rooms for hire, workshops, groups, etc. We currently host a parents/tots group, a teen club and a weekly lunch club for vulnerable older people, and are currently refurbishing the interior to make the space attractive and fit for a wide range of other uses. The Link will operate as a social enterprise, as sustainably as possible, with the aim of being able to invest in the garden and outdoor space through a combination of grants and self-generated income










2 hours per day.


Experience required: Someone who enjoys working as part of a team, enjoys gardening and diy.
Travel details: Lothian bus numbers 37 and 140
Minimum age: 16


Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: We cover public transport rates and reimburse volunteers weekly.
Training details: The volunteer will follow a full induction of what the job entails, walk through tasks and given support to complete tasks and have a support to offer advice/ask for support.
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer,
Wheelchair Access/Disabled Access Toilet

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