We would like a volunteer to provide administrative and practical support to the Tullos Community Garden project. This is an opportunity to contribute to the development of a community garden that has been up and running for almost 5 years. We need support to continue to develop the garden and its range of benefits for the wider community. Increase access to gardening and growing opportunities for the urban community in Torry, contributing to the health and wellbeing of residents. You will also have the opportunity to have your say and become an active member of the garden committee.
*Role of volunteer:
• To work alongside Tullos Community Garden Group and CFINE to help identify a growing, development and community engagement plan for the garden.
• To engage with the local community and gain volunteers for the project.
• To plan and deliver a programme of volunteering sessions in the garden for the community.
• To work alongside other volunteers.
• To ensure that health and safety policy is followed on site (risk assessments provided) and that consideration is given to other site users.
• To liaise with Tullos Community Garden and CFINE and highlight any issues that may require extra support.
• To liaise with CFINE to identify additional resources and support available for the garden project.
Flexible depending on your availability. Your tasks will be completed at the community garden and remotely. Attend Garden Group meetings where possible.
• Provide a volunteer registration and induction prior to your first day
• Provide appropriate training
• Provide support and briefing at the start of your shift
• Provide you with a volunteer mentor who you can talk to and give feedback to at anytime
• Support you on your volunteering journey
A fantastic opportunity to help with a wonderful community garden. All help makes a real difference and is greatly appreciated.
For further details please contact Rebecca Dunn, Community Growing Development Worker at email: firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone: 07588471390.
CFINE improves health and well-being and the environment, tackles poverty and builds resilience through a range of support and services for and with disadvantaged, vulnerable, low-income individuals, families and communities in NE Scotland.
Travel details: Where possible, if you need to travel to get to a volunteering site, we will reimburse travel expenses incurred.
Your tasks will be completed at the Tullos Community Garden, and sometimes remotely or at the CFINE offices.
Minimum age: 18
Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: Any relevant out of pocket expenses are re-imbursed. We pay public transport rates or pence per mile.
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This opportunity is also advertised across Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire.