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  • Gardener
    with The Friary Community Garden (Inverkeithing)

    Volunteer Opportunity No. VO48203 - Created/last updated: 04/08/2020



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    About this opportunity:Friary Community Garden is a beautiful open space in the heart of Inverkeithing, situated to the rear of the Civic Centre. Run by and for local people, it is a project where people from all walks of life come together to appreciate and enhance their environment.
    Situated on a south facing slope, the garden has fantastic views over Inverkeithing Bay and over the Firth of Forth to Edinburgh.
    The Friary comprises raised vegetable plots, an orchard, seating and a wildlife area. Tending the garden is a communal effort by a dedicated team of volunteers. The team is now busy clearing, tidying and planting for the summer season - come and have a look! The main tasks include general garden maintenance, bed renovation and grounds development.
    If you would like to become part of this enthusiastic and friendly community group, you would be very welcome!

    Takes place:
    morningsafternoonsevenings
    Mondays
    Tuesdays
    Wednesdays
    Thursdays
    Fridays
    Saturdays
    Sundays
    Minimum age:18
    Maximum age:no upper age limit has been specified
    Training provided:Induction including health & safety procedures provided for volunteers.
    Out of pocket expenses paid?
    No

    Experience required:Volunteers should be enthusiastic, friendly and good teamworkers. Knowledge of gardening is not essential but would help! Volunteers will work in supervised groups led by other volunteers. Some tasks are physically demanding and require a level of manual dexterity. Volunteers will work to the Community Garden's health & safety policies and procedures.

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    No restrictions were specified.

    Application process:Application Form; Induction/Training; Informal Chat; Trial Period

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsFriary Community Garden is situated to the rear of the Civic Centre, Queen Street, Inverkeithing and is easily accessible by car or public transport.

    Saltire AwardThis opportunity is not suitable for Saltire Awards (for volunteers aged 12-25).

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