Come and join our work party which is building the foundation of a Community Supported Agriculture project for Brechin. Help the core farm team grow, harvest and distribute food, facilitate educational projects and host community events.
More specifically, the role of the volunteers could be anything from producing social media posts to digging, weeding and planting to building a tool shed or propagation bench to constructing rain water harvesting system. We would aim to hear what you wish to do and accommodate that desire within the work of the team.
Together we create delicious, nutritious food, magical hands-on experiences and enrich the local wildlife and soil.
Narture CIC is an artist collective, working to fund arts projects in Ayr. BREAD is our experimental kitchen and bakery where we bake real sourdough bread to ‘earn the dough’ to fund arts projects. So if you love art and food then this is the right place for you! We are a friendly little team in need of some help to make sure that everything is running smoothly. As a volunteer you will have the opportunity to learn about sourdough baking and always have access to some freshly baked sourdough bread; that’s the least we can do to thank our volunteers. Working with us you can also meet new people in your local area make new connections.
We are currently looking for a volunteer bookkeeper/treasurer to report to our Finance Director. Main duties will include:
- Recording financial transactions
- Handling accounts payable and receivable
- Managing profit and loss statements and balance sheets
- Paying regular bills for the company
- Maintaining company ledgers
Please contact us if you have relevant accounting experience and would like to join our team.
At Narture you will have the opportunity to be involved in many aspects of the day to day running of the bakery/store including:
- Serving customers
- Stock replenishment
- Till work
- Serving hot drinks
- Helping with keeping the store tidy and clean
We look forward to hearing from you if you can spare a few hours each week to work with us.
We are currently looking for volunteers for our open volunteer days on Thursdays. Volunteers will drop in any time between 10am - 5pm and spend time cultivating the market garden and beautifying the Croft. This is not only a good opportunity to get involved in our community, but also a great way to get hands-on experience of gardening and DIY crafts led by our education officers. Spend time outside, learn something and meet great folks!
Start your day knowing that you’re making a real difference to people’s lives and volunteer with a great team of people who are working to support greater independence and opportunity for people with learning disabilities and autism.
Real Life Options is looking for an volunteer who is enthusiastic about gardening and willing to share their enthusiasm with residents and staff. Currently, they would like to create a space for residents to enjoy and grow their own vegetables but also want to look at expanding the garden in more creative ways. Do you think you may be able to help?
Some of the main gardening tasks can include:
• Planting Pruning Sowing Seeds Weeding
• Edging Borders, Digging Ground Clearance Grass Cutting
The Volunteer Gardener role offers:
• Opportunities to learn new gardening skills and gain more gardening experience.
• Creating a haven for residents that have learning disabilities.
• Opportunities to make new friends.
• Satisfaction of helping to maintain the gardens.
• Assisting staff and becoming part of care friendly team that help vulnerable people.
Camphill School Aberdeen has exciting new volunteer opportunities to help. As a volunteer you will become part of a team within one of our 10 residential Care homes, set in beautiful surroundings 5 miles outside of Aberdeen City centre and close to the Deeside Railway line. We are currently seeking people to volunteer as:
> Voluntary Coworkers within Residential School and Care Homes: Our pupils age from 12-25 years old and as part of your position, you will be with them when they attend the school, farm and gardens, workshops or even riding stables as part of their personalised daily routines and assist them with their tasks throughout the day.
> Voluntary Farm and Gardens Volunteers: Our farm cares for cows, pigs, goats, hens and alpacas. As part of your position, you will be with our pupils when they attend the farm and gardens as part of their personalised daily routines and assist them with their tasks.
> Voluntary Workshop Assistants: You will be with our pupils when they attend the various workshops (woodwork, metal, weavery, felt, candle, pottery, bike and Fruver- our food workshop)as part of their personalised daily routines and assist them with their tasks.
These opportunities do not require you to have previous experience, we just ask that you are caring, patient and willing to help our pupils, have an interest in people and different ways of communications.
Training is provided in induction and support given throughout the volunteering time within Camphill School Aberdeen.
Fantastic opportunities to help with all assistance making a real difference and greatly appreciated.
For more details please contact Naomi Paton, Recruitment Administrator at E Mail: email@example.com or tel.: 01224 866162.
We are on the look-out for budding gardeners to help transform our Sensory Garden and outdoor space at the Aberdeen Science Centre.
An ideal opportunity for those who are interested in gardening; those who enjoy the outdoors; or want to be a bit more active, helping in the local community and supporting a local charity create an inspiring outdoor space and sensory garden for visitors.
We are flexible with times and working days, as long as you are keen to get stuck-in, we want to hear from you!
Please contact us at email: firstname.lastname@example.org for more details.
Further information is also available on our website at https://aberdeensciencecentre.org/garden-volunteer/