(ACDI) Auchinleck Community Development Initiative

(ACDI) Auchinleck Community Development Initiative

Charity registered in Scotland SC036623

We are a community led anchor organisation with the specific aim of regenerating our local communities. Our vision is for Auchinleck and its surrounding areas to be a healthy and happy place to live and play.


Current opportunities

Main Tasks: Plant produce; Weeding; Light gardening; Planting seedlings; Hanging baskets & general garden tasks. Tasks involved are all aimed at enhancing the community garden. Ensuring all volunteering Health & Safety procedures are adhered to at all times. The Knowe Community garden is being developed and requires ongoing maintenance of plants and weeding etc. We have a Geodome and polytunnel, therefore, some of the tasks may be indoors in bad weather. We will be planting seeds, growing plants, tomatoes and other vegetables for use in the local community.

Driver will have the opportunity to drive 3 ½ ton van with trailer. The task would be to transport garden operatives to various places of work. Mostly in and around Auchinleck area. Main volunteer tasks will include routine maintenance of van to keep it in roadworthy condition, ie check oil, fuel, tyre pressure etc,. To carry out driving tasks as required and assist with associated tasks being undertaken by ACDI staff and other volunteers . Main task will be to drop off and collect gardening operatives and equipment, driving the van and trailer to take garden refuse and rubbish away to community recycling facility and other various driving duties as required. There will be an element of customer service with this volunteer position. We aim to treat our staff and service users with respect.