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Volunteering Opportunity: VO60422

  • Gardener/Maintenance Team Volunteer
    with Shiresmill Therapy Riding Centre.

    Created/last updated: 04/08/2020


    About this opportunity:Volunteer tasks will include the maintenance of fields, fence painting, grass cutting and gardening, upkeep of cabins and haystores and any other maintenance tasks that may come up
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    Takes place:
    morningsafternoonsevenings
    Mondays
    Tuesdays
    Wednesdays
    Thursdays
    Fridays
    Saturdays
    Sundays
    Minimum age:16
    Maximum age:no upper age limit has been specified
    Training provided:Training will be given for specific tasks to be carried out.
    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    No

    Experience required:DIY and gardening skills an advantage but not essential. An interest in the activity.

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    Needs to be reasonably fit for outdoor tasks and weather. Maybe not suitable for those with allergies or breathing problems.

    Application process:Application Form; Induction/Training; Informal Chat; Interview; PVG membership required; References; Trial Period

    Taster available?Yes: Phone to arrange time & date to have a tour of the Centre to discuss opportunities available.

    Travel DetailsShiresmill Therapy Riding Centre by Blairhall. Own transport essential as public transport limited.

    Saltire AwardThis opportunity is compatible with the Saltire Awards for volunteers aged 12-25.