Gardener/Handyman

  • VO68640


Description

The volunteer would be required to maintain the garden by weeding, cutting the grass planting flowers and make use of the green house and raised beds. You will be asked to do little handyman jobs to keep things in a good state of repair.

Organisation aims and objectives

Mid-Lin Day Care provides day care facilities for older people in Dundee. Our facility operates on the principle of alleviating social isolation and providing support which helps older people to remain living independently for longer. Our service users have transport to and from the centre provided, along with nutritious three course lunches. Person centred activities and live entertainment bring enjoyment and stimulation to our service users as part of our activities programme. Mid-Lin now operates with 9 staff and 40 volunteers caring for a wide range of needs through physical and mental debility including late stage dementia.

Availability

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Minimum of 3 hours per week

Restrictions

Experience required: Some garden experience or a keen gardener
Travel details: The Rowans 59 Pitkerro Drive, Dundee DD4 8AT
Minimum age: 16

Support

Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: Public transport costs reimbursed on production of tickets purchased. Mileage paid at 45p/mile.
Taster available: Yes
Training details: Moving and handling, fire awareness
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer,
Wheelchair Access/Disabled Access Toilet

Last updated 3 months ago

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