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Horticulture Activities Assistant

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St Colms has a large polytunnel and garden area with cold frames where they grow and sell plants.

We are looking for volunteers to assist adults with learning disabilities with horticulture activities.
This could be in the polytunnel or outdoors. Tasks include sowing seeds, planting out seedlings, weeding and watering. This would suit someone with an interest in gardening but experience is not necessary as training will be given. Tasks will be arranged to suit ability and preference.

Organisation aims and objectives

Lifestyles provides modern learning disability services in Orkney. Ensuring that individuals have more person centred services with increased meaningful opportunities in partnership with the local community. Lifestyles offers a service for people with a range of learning disabilities who are 18 or over. The Lifestyles service has two bases. The St Colm's base develops individuals employment skills and opportunities. The Pickaquoy Centre base provides individuals with social, leisure and recreational opportunities. It has various rooms that can be hired. For bookings between 08.30 and 18.00 Monday to Friday please contact Ross Groundwater at ross.groundwater@orkney.gov.uk. For evening and weekend bookings please contact the Pickaquoy Centre on 01856 879900.


PVG required.
Minimum age: 18

Last updated 4 months ago