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Abundant Borders is a friendly, fast growing charity and have a growing social media presence. We are looking for someone to help keep our website looking good and in step with our social media.
We are looking for someone who can take our project activity from Facebook and turn it into interesting, exciting web content. Website: abundantborders.org.uk. Facebook: facebook.com/abundantborders
There may also be opportunities to create social media content .
Help look after the Water of Leith. Volunteers carry out practical conservation tasks along the river and walkway in conjunction with City of Edinburgh Council Natural Heritage Service. This could be a river clean-up, tree or wildflower planting, meadow cutting, invasive plant control (May-July), vegetation control, footpath maintenance. Children of all ages are welcome if supervised by an adult.
Collydean Community Centre is seeking some can-do volunteers to maintain and develop an area of garden and shrubs at the front of the the centre and an area of fenced-in garden with a raised bed and small greenhouse to the back of the centre. This would require someone who has the physical ability to cut back large bushes, cut grass, and other garden maintenance tasks, along with regular watering over the spring and summer. This opportunity might suit someone who has the time to take pride in keeping the garden and front area looking fabulous. For the right volunteer there is the opportunity to go on to lead a gardening group if this is of interest, however there would be no expectation of this
Our PR volunteer works closely with the District Organiser in their area to promote garden open days, plant sales, trails and events; working with local publications and media, including radio.
Promoting local garden openings through press releases, articles in local publications, adverts, etc. and working closely with local media, including radio. Linking directly with the Marketing Manager at Head Office to help promote national events. Attending garden openings and other activities related to this role, as agreed with the District Organiser. The aim is to increase the profile of Scotland’s Gardens Scheme, to attract more gardens to open for charity and to increase visitor numbers to open days. This would also be an ideal role for anyone studying marketing and communications.
Our District Volunteers support local private gardens to open for charity. This is a fun and varied role for anyone who loves gardens.
District Volunteers work closely with garden owners to make sure that their opening is a success by helping with publicity, signage, admissions, refreshments, car parking and occasionally even some last-minute gardening! It is a very varied role that enables you to use and develop skills such as event management, communication, working with the general public and horticulture. Our volunteers are essential to the work that we do and our district teams are the lynch pin in our ability to raise nearly £400,000 for charity each year.
The Scotland’s Gardens team in Roxburghshire is looking for a Social Media volunteer to help us to promote local gardens that open for charity. This is a flexible, home-based opportunity.
This role would be ideal for someone with an interest in all forms of Social Media, specifically Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram and Twitter. The purpose of this role is to use Social Media to promote our garden openings, trails and events. It is a varied, flexible role that would also give valuable experience in marketing and communication.
The District Photographer works closely with Garden Openers to provide Scotland’s Garden Scheme with suitable photos for use in our Guidebook, website and promotional literature. We will always credit you for your photographs.
District Photographers work closely with the District Organiser and Garden Openers to ensure that SGS has a supply of suitable photos. Photographers attend garden openings to take photographs but may also visit the garden separately. This is a great way to explore beautiful gardens whilst honing your skills and gaining recognition for your work. The role is mainly active between January and September. We ask that you do not use and/or sell photographs taken at SGS events to any other organisation or business without seeking permission of the Garden Openers and SGS, but photographs can be used for your personal purpose e.g. photo contests, portfolio, your website; as long as it is not in conflict with SGS or Garden Openers’ requirements.
To assist the Rangers in conserving, enhancing and promoting the appropriate use and enjoyment of the area.
Duties include habitat improvement and restoration, Removal of invasive and non-native species, Practical maintenance on fences, signposts, gates and paths and opportunities to be involved in species surveying and recording.
This is a rewarding opportunity for someone who enjoys working outdoors on a variety of tasks.
Hi, this is a great opportunity to use your IT and marketing skills. We currently use wordpress, facebook and mailchimp to advertise our stalls and work. We have a marketing strategy in place and we really need help delivering it. As an organisation, we don’t have the skills to take our IT and marketing strategy any further, so we would be looking for you to have a really hands on approach to taking it forward with guidance from current members in terms of material to use.
We are thinking you are currently a student on a digital marketing course looking for hands on experience or maybe you work, or have worked, in that field and have time to spare. The commitment would be a couple of hours a week throughout the year.
You will learn lots about allotments, growing food locally and cooking with seasonal, locally grown produce. We are a friendly bunch of people who are enthusiastic about encouraging people to eat more fruit and veg, to grow their own, to reduce food miles and to reduce food waste from allotment sites.
For further details please contact Cath Pilley at email: email@example.com
The Allotment Market Stall provides good-quality, well-priced, locally grown fruit and vegetables and reduces waste. We have opportunities this season for volunteers to be a part of running our veg stall in the parks (Duthie Park and Seaton Park).
Main tasks involve:
*Sell fruit and vegetables to the public
*Help record amounts sold
*Help promote The Allotment Market Stall and its values of growing and eating good stuff
Full training will be given. Volunteers will be accompanied and supported at all times.
This is a great opportunity to:
*Make a difference in your city and the environment
*Be a part of a community of growers
*Meet people and grow in confidence
For more details please contact Greg Welsh at email: firstname.lastname@example.org or tel.: 07583 758494.