|Job Title||Bio Dynamic Gardens Volunteer - EXPIRED|
|Contract Type||Temporary / Interim|
|Job Published||28 Jul 2016|
|Contact Name||Volunteers Team|
Ryton Gardens, Wolston Lane, Ryton on Dunsmore, Coventry, CV8 3LG
About Garden Organic
Garden Organic is the UK’s leading organic growing charity and is dedicated to researching and promoting organic gardening, farming and food. Our purpose is to get as many people as possible to grow organically.
What do our volunteer gardeners contribute?
Working as part of a new small team, our Biodynamic garden volunteer will contribute to the maintenance and development of our flagship organic gardens at Ryton, which serve to inspire and educate visitors. You will specialise in looking after the Biodynamic garden, ensuring that it is looked after to the highest standard. You will also provide a friendly face for visitors to the garden, answering any questions they may have. You may also be asked to help with the planning and development of this garden in the future.
Why volunteer for Garden Organic?
Ryton Gardens lies at the heart of our work to promote organic gardening, offering volunteers the chance to make a real contribution in a beautiful and unique setting. In tending these gardens you will develop your own knowledge and skills whilst helping to spread the organic message to visitors. Simply enjoy the company of a friendly group of like-minded gardeners, or use your time with us as a stepping stone into work or college.
What’s in it for you?
Tasks can be variable depending on the season, needs of the garden and weather and can include:
This role will suit people who
Ideally we need volunteers for this garden to have some experience and knowledge of organic gardening and a desire to learn more (unfortunately we are unable to support complete novices at present)
What do we offer our volunteers?
Volunteers are asked to wear sturdy boots and bring weather appropriate clothing.
For further details and an application form please contact:
Debi Maltby, Volunteer Coordinator; Ryton Gardens, Wolston Lane, Ryton-on-Dunsmore, Coventry, CV8 3LG, Tel. 024 7630 8237, email firstname.lastname@example.org
*Subject to contributing an agreed number of hours per year.