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Volunteering Opportunity: VO69967
Gardener with CLEAR Buckhaven.
Created/last updated: 26/02/2020
About this opportunity:
Are you interested in gardening? Able to carry out activities independently, after training/guidance? Experience in horticulture or gardening helpful but training can be given • You will have an opportunity to plant and grow crops/fruit/veg which can then be cooked as a meal or handed out to the community to help improve health •
Or perhaps you have skills you are willing to share?
Volunteers will be part of a supervised team • Appropriate training (certified) will also be offered • The Buckhaven Growing Space has a polytunnel, composting toilet, tool sheds, allotments and an established orchard • One of CLEAR's volunteers won FVA Volunteer of the Year in 2017 and several years previously •
The Methil Community Garden is newer but also has a children's planting area • CLEAR can show you both to help you decide which one you'd like to volunteer in • Can't get childcare? Bring the kids along and get them involved • Both gardens are a safe space with secure gates to make the whole area enclosed •
no upper age limit has been specified
Training can be given and volunteers will receive support.
Out of pocket expenses paid?
Yes - Travel expenses can be reimbursed daily for public transport on receipt of ticket.
Enjoyment of gardening, be physically fit and reliable.
Work well as part of a small team.