Rosewell Grows After School Gardening Club

  • VO65703


Description

A chance to volunteer with our fun after school group of gardening and woodland management with kids of Primary School age in Rosewell. From 3pm - 4:30pm every Wednesday. Tasks include tree pruning, planting, creating habitat piles and building nesting boxes. No previous experience is necessary. There will be tool use and some lifting but the opportunity is for all abilities.

Organisation aims and objectives

To enhance the economic, social and environmental sustainability of Rosewell through the creation of opportunities for the local community. The Company has been formed to benefit the community who live or work in Rosewell as defined by the EH24 postcode or within 1 Kilometre of its boundary. (the Company), with the Purposes listed in the sub-clauses hereto to be exercised following the principles of sustainable development (where sustainable development means development which meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs), namely: 4.1 To manage community land and associated assets for the benefit of the Community and the public in general. 4.2 To provide, or assist in providing recreational facilities, and/or organising recreational activities, which will be available to members of the Community and public at large with the object of improving the conditions of life of the Community. 4.3 To advance community development, including urban or rural regeneration within the Community. 4.4 To advance the education of the Community about its environment, culture, heritage and/or history. 4.5 To advance environmental protection or improvement including preservation, sustainable development and conservation of the natural environment, the maintenance, improvement or provision of environmental amenities for the Community and/or the preservation of buildings or sites of architectural, historic or other importance to the Community;

Availability

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Would require a commitment of 2 hours per week.

Restrictions

Travel details: Regular Lothian Bus, Number 49, into Rosewell.
Minimum age: 14

Support

Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: Reasonable travel and lunch costs. Reimbursed monthly.
Training details: Induction consists of an informal meeting followed by PVG application process. Ongoing training includes all relevant gardening/woodland management/tool use training plus further opportunities such as First Aid etc.
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer,
Wheelchair Access/Disabled Access Toilet

Last updated 18 days ago