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Garden Coordinator

Finn's Place

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Minimum Age: You must be at least 18 years old to volunteer for this opportunity.

About this opportunity:

To be the lead volunteer for Square Yard a garden managed by Finn's Place wellbeing project.

Responsibilities include helping plan the garden season - planning, planting, harvesting, managing volunteers, rotas, coordinating with the project coordinator, helping to plan events, recording stats for reporting to funders.

This opportunity can be done on:
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Evening No No No No No No No

Frequency & Commitment: Variable times - depending on garden use and availability. There are several groups who use the garden regularly and the local residents group meets every Saturday from 10am - 1pm during the spring - autumn growing season. Opening hours usually increase during the summer months.

Where does it happen/How do I get there?
This opportunity can be done all over Scotland.

Finn's Place can be accessed using bus route 4, 5 and 6 from the city centre. Or on the train getting off at Mount Florida train station.

Group/Organisation aims: We are a wellbeing project which offers support for people in difficult times, and we organise a programme of activities and events which enhance and promote wellbeing.

Skills, experience, or qualifications required: Gardening experience, some DIY experience, organisational skills. Ability to relate well to people of all backgrounds.

  • Expenses IconThis opportunity pays travel expenses. Transport costs will be paid on presentation of receipts.
  • Wheelchair IconThis opportunity is wheelchair accessible. Wheelchair AccessDisabled Toilet

Reference Code: VMP Ref: 6094

Last Updated: 14/11/2017

Opportunity Contact Details

Contact Name: Ruth Forsythe

Contact Address:
Finn's Place
Langside Church
167 Ledard Road
G42 9QU

Contact Telephone: 0141 632 7520

Contact Email:

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