Community Greenhouse Facilitator

  • VO63607


Description

We are offering passionate volunteers the opportunity to work with us on a weekly basis to assist our residents maintain their garden beds within a wheelchair accessible greenhouse at Stirling. You will be working closely with residents to enable them to maintain and grow their plants and hopefully harvest their vegetable crop!. Our residents, who have physical disabilities, want to develop their gardening skills to enable them to live their lives to the full but require support and guidance to do this.

Organisation aims and objectives

to provide for the relief of those in need by reason of age, ill-health, disability, financial hardship or other disadvantage through the provision, construction, improvement and management of land and accommodation and the provision of care; and 2.2 any other purpose or object permitted under Section 24 of the Housing (Scotland) Act 2010 which is charitable both for the purposes of Section 7 of the Charities and Trustee Investment (Scotland) Act 2005 and also in relation to the application of the Taxes Acts.

Restrictions

Volunteers must be able to lift watering cans and other gardening equipment
Experience required: A very basic knowledge of gardening is a help but enthusiasm to work with our residents is essential
Travel details: Broom Court, Stirling. Public transport available on main road, parking facilities available at Broom Court.
Minimum age: 16

Support

Taster available: Yes
Taster details: Volunteers can come and meet the residents at a mutually suitable time.
Training details: Care home staff will be on hand should any help be required with the residents out with the gardening help.
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer,
Wheelchair Access/Disabled Access Toilet

Last updated 4 months ago