Garden Volunteer

  • VO83572


Description

Assisting in the growing and maintenance of the garden areas within the farm. General gardening tasks need to be undertaken - sowing, potting on, watering, digging, weeding, pruning etc. There is possible opportunity to help with environmental programmes on the farm in the future.

Organisation aims and objectives

LOVE aims to support vulnerable individuals by using innovative ways to engage them in learning. We aim to improve the education and life chances of children, young people and adults, as well as their families. Services are predominantly provided to those who have missed out on education for a variety of reasons and we have a specific focus on those with additional support needs.

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2 hours a week minimum

Restrictions

Experience required: Essential Basic knowledge of gardening. Ability to carry out physical tasks. Desirable Developed knowledge of how to grow a variety of plants, particularly fruit and vegetables, and how to use gardening tools.
Travel details: Disabled parking on site. Lothian Buses: Numbers 1, 2, 3, 25 and 33 stop at the gate. Numbers 4, 34, 35 and 44 stop nearby. For information about Lothian Buses, visit their journey planner. First South East and Central Scotland: Numbers 27 and 28 (Livingston or Bathgate to Edinburgh) stop at the gate. Number 44 stops nearby.
Minimum age: 16

Support

Expenses details: No expenses
Training details: Contact information from to be filled out. Basic overall site induction. An introduction to the garden area including tool shed and tools. PVG Membership will be undertaken by the farm.
Support: Wheelchair Access/Disabled Access Toilet

Last updated a month ago

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