Garden Mentor

  • Type: Befriending / Mentoring
    •  Client group: Volunteers
    •  Charity number: SC046141
  • Advertised on: Monday, 18 December 2017

 Summary

Do you like to garden and build things? Would you like to support other volunteers to do this as well? Do you have a few hours free each week to mentor at The Heugh Community Growing Garden?

 Opportunity details

Do you like to garden and build things? Would you like to support other volunteers to do this as well? Do you have a few hours free each week to mentor at The Heugh Community Growing Garden? We are developing the old Tranent Gasworks site on The Heugh into a community growing garden and a resource for the local community. We are looking for volunteers to help support less experienced volunteers build confidence and gardening skills.

 

 Opening times

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 Restrictions

 Experience required:
If you have an interest in supporting client groups who might need some additional help with their volunteering, and enjoy gardening and outdoor work, please get in touch! We are looking for volunteers who: – demonstrate a supportive and caring attitude towards others – have good communication skills and an ability to listen – have awareness of other people’s levels of abilities
 Restriction details:
Access to the site is via a steep flight of steps which would be a struggle for anyone with limited mobility, although additional access can be found using a 200m level path from the back of the old Brig Inn. Contact Lorraine for further information.
 Travel details:
This opportunity takes place in Tranent, East Lothian and is accessible by car, bus and on foot.
 Minimum age:
18

 Support

 Travel expenses:
Not covered.
 Support options:
Named Contact For Volunteer

 Contact Lorraine Johnston for more information  about this opportunity

 Phone:
07972 541605
 Email:
lorraine@naturalconnections.me.uk