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Gardening Team Leader Volunteer

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Description

Forth Environment Link are looking for enthusiastic, experienced gardeners who would be interested in helping to develop our community garden and becoming Gardening Team Leaders. Are you an experienced gardener who enjoys working with others and sharing your knowledge. Join FEL and help to create a community kitchen garden.

Organisation aims and objectives

Forth Environment Link (FEL) works with communities and partners across Forth Valley on environmental and food issues. Covering the local authority areas of Stirling, Clackmannanshire and Falkirk, FEL combines environmental education and awareness with project support through the Stirling Cycle Hub; Grow Forth, local food initiative; Forth Valley Orchards programme and the Zero Waste Communities project. FEL began in 1989 with the aim of teaching children about biodiversity and nature. In response to community need and interest, the organisation grew in both mandate and geography, expanding to include adult education and demonstration projects. 2008 Forth Valley Food Links merged with FEL, bringing an additional focus on sustainable local food production and consumption. In 2013 Stirling Cycle Hub was formed to increase awareness and participation in cycling and cycling related activities in the area.

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At present, this if flexible, to be arranged with the organisation.

Restrictions

Experience required: Be a friendly ,approachable person who is passionate about gardening. Have a flexible and positive attitude and be able to work as part of a small team or on your own initiative. Good communication skills and enjoy meeting new people.
Travel details: The garden is based at Forth Environment link's building on Falkirk High Street, travel expenses can be paid.
Minimum age: 16

Support

Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: 45p per mile for a car 20p per mile for a bike
Training details: All volunteers with attend a FEL training day and will have an induction with the community food officer. They will a named person to support them with their volunteering.
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer

Last updated 2 months ago