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  • Garden Volunteer
    with St Andrews Botanic Garden Trust

    Volunteer Opportunity No. VO67263 - Created/last updated: 07/03/2019


    About this opportunity:The Trust is looking for volunteers to support the horticulturists by helping with the upkeep, development, protection and overall appearance of the Garden so that it can be enjoyed by everyone. Volunteers will be a friendly face for visitors to the Garden and answer any questions they may have where possible or direct them to the right person who can help them.
    Tasks will include:-
    Tidying up.
    Dead heading.
    Weeding borders.
    Pruning trees, shrubs and plants.
    Propagation and nursery work.
    Grass cutting.
    Looking after garden equipment.

    Takes place:
    Minimum age:18
    Maximum age:no upper age limit has been specified
    Training provided:All volunteers will be given a general induction to the Garden prior to starting volunteering with us. Once in your group you will be given general guidance on how to carry out tasks.
    Out of pocket expenses paid?

    Experience required:Some experience of gardening would be beneficial. Enjoy working as part of a team. Ability to work under guidance and supervision. Reasonably fit and able to undertake tasks required. Willing to work outdoors in all weather conditions.

    Restrictions on who can volunteer
    No restrictions were specified.

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

    Taster available?No, not for this opportunity.

    Travel DetailsThe opportunity takes place at St Andrews Botanic Garden, Canongate, St Andrews, KY16 8RT.

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

    What Now?

    To enquire/register an interest in this opportunity please call us on 0800 389 6046, e-mail us, or fill out this brief form:
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