Seaview Garden Volunteer

  • VO68060


Description

We are looking for volunteers to be involved in gardening at our garden at Seaview Children’s Unit. Seaview is a residential and respite centre for children and young people with severe needs. Volunteers will work with the gardener to maintain and develop the garden doing weeding, watering, planting, propagation and creative projects. The garden offers a therapeutic space for the children and young people, staff, parents and visitors to Seaview. Gardening experience is not required.

Organisation aims and objectives

The trust has been set up to provide additional services ,facilities,equipment and support to the Seaview Centre . It has a primary fund raising purpose to enhance existing service to severely disabled children and their families . The trust will work in partnership with the local community to bring greater knowledge and respect for the work of the Centre and to encourage the engagement of local children and young people .

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2 to 3 hours a week on a Thursday afternoon.

Restrictions

Experience required: No skills or experience are required as you will be working alongside a gardener and other volunteers. Although an interest in learning about gardening and in working as part of a team are helpful.
Travel details: Seaview Children’s Unit, 1 Bingham Avenue, Edinburgh, EH15 3HZ
Minimum age: 16

Support

Expenses details: No expenses paid.
Taster available: Yes
Training details: Informal training and induction will take place. We do not offer certified training but the opportunity to learn, hands on, about all aspects of gardening throughout the seasons, particularly growing fruit and vegetables and cut flowers. There may be the opportunity to attend relevant courses or conferences.
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer,
Wheelchair Access/Disabled Access Toilet

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