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Volunteering Opportunity: VO65661

  • Tayport Community Garden volunteer
    with Tayport Community Trust - PLANT Gardening Group.

    Created/last updated: 04/08/2020


    About this opportunity:Tayport Community Garden has been a growing space since 2015 and offers a lovely opportunity for organisations, groups, families and individuals of all abilities to work, learn and socialise together
     •  We grow a wide range of vegetables and plants and work with people of all ages
     •  The main requirements for volunteering in the garden are an interest in gardening, growing food & working with others outdoors in the polytunnel
     •  We welcome people of all ages and you will learn more about environmental issues and growing and eating local and seasonal
     •  The purpose of the community garden is to help to promote positive change in our community and you can participate in lots of free events and workshops as well as helping others to try gardening and growing their own food
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    Takes place:
    morningsafternoonsevenings
    Mondays
    Tuesdays
    Wednesdays
    Thursdays
    Fridays
    Saturdays
    Sundays
    Minimum age:8
    Maximum age:100
    Training provided:You will receive an induction and introduction to the Community Garden and our range of tools and equipment. This will include health and safety introduction. two experienced members of staff will be on site at all times so you will receive good support and supervision. you can attend other training/gardening sessions at the Garden to learn more about growing food and environmental issues and training sessions on other issues linked to the garden including IT and publicity skills.
    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    No

    Experience required:The main requirements for volunteering in the garden are an interest in gardening, growing food & working with others outdoors in the polytunnel. We welcome people of all ages and abilities.

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    We need to know that parents are aware that their children are in the garden and have given consent.

    Application process:Induction/Training; Informal Chat

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel Details

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