Job Vacancies

Grow West Fife
Address:

Blair Castle’s Walled Garden, Culross, Fife KY12 8JW

Hours: Eight hours per week from February 2022 to March 31st 2024
Salary: £31,200 pro-rata (£15 per hour) paid on a freelance, sessional hours basis
Type of Contract: Freelance

The successful candidate will be an experienced social gardener who’ll work with the trustees to identify disadvantaged people and groups in West Fife and support them in volunteering at our Grow West Fife garden in Culross.
This will involve networking with a wide range of groups including migrants and refugees, people with restricted mobility, people from BIPOC and other ethnic minorities, members of the LGBTQ communities, people on low incomes, people with Early Onset Alzheimers – anyone who needs support to volunteer and play a role. It will involve assisting and supporting them to learn, grow and feel at home in our garden.
The successful candidate will be experienced in working with vulnerable groups, have a Protecting Vulnerable Groups certificate and be able to advise and develop our own policies to protect vulnerable people at the garden. They will be experienced in teaching gardening skills and an effective communicator on social media. The job will include weekend working and the hours will be structured around fixed
volunteer workshop sessions.


How to Apply:

 For further information see Grow West Fife | Facebook
To apply, please send your C.V to pamela.timms@gmail.com along with a covering letter setting out the experience and skills you can bring to our growing charity


Closing Date: February 14, 2022
Grow West Fife
Address:

Blair Castle’s Walled Garden, Culross, Fife KY12 8JW

Hours: 12 hours per week over seven months from March 2022.
Salary: £31,200 pro-rata (£15 per hour) paid on a freelance, sessional hours basis
Type of Contract: Freelance

The successful candidate will be an experienced social gardener who’ll work with our trustees to create a new Instant Raised Bed Scheme in which 50 low-income families will be given a raised bed frame, compost and seeds to grow vegetables in their garden or on their balcony.
This will include teaching participants basic vegetable growing skills in workshops at our walled garden in Culross and also through video clips for social media. The Gardening Project Co-ordinator will be expected to offer advice on the delivery of the scheme, including the planting plans for the pallet-collar beds.
The 12 hours per week will be structured according to the number and duration of workshops and will require some weekend hours.
We’re looking for a passionate, friendly and empathetic gardener who can enthuse absolute beginners to share our love of growing food and be a fab team player.
This position is funded by the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO).


How to Apply:

For Further Information see Grow West Fife | Facebook

To apply, please send your C.V to pamela.timms@gmail.com along with a covering letter setting out the experience and skills you can bring to our growing charity


Closing Date: February 14, 2022
The Orchard Project
Hours: 5-8 days' work, March-June 2022
Salary: £250 day rate
Type of Contract: Short Term, Self Employed

Are you a passionate and experienced workshop facilitator with excellent practical knowledge of community orcharding?

The Orchard Project is seeking a short-term self-employed consultant in Glasgow for 5-8 days’ work, which will take place from March – June 2022. The day rate for this work is £250. This is a short term consultancy role, working with local community groups to provide aftercare and support to their new orchards. 

Please click here to view the job description

 


How to Apply:

To apply, please review the Job Description and if you are a good fit, send us your CV, a completed Equality & Diversity form and a covering letter, 2 sides maximum. In your covering letter you should highlight how your skills and experience meet the brief. Applications should be sent to Fergus Walker, Glasgow Project Manager, at fergus@theorchardproject.org.uk.


Closing Date: February 13, 2022
Interview Date: Wednesday, 16 February, 2022
HOPE Garden
Hours: 28hrs per week
Salary: £25,480 pro rata
Type of Contract: 30 month contract

HOPE Garden SCIO is a registered charity that provides horticultural training for adults with learning disabilities that live in the Angus area. 

To oversee the development of HOPE garden in line with the Business Plan and develop links between the garden and the wider community. To co-ordinate and manage a volunteer programme, and develop project opportunities for trainees and volunteers in collaboration with garden staff.

Previous work with adults with learning disabilities would be desirable but not essential.  Ideally the candidate should have a degree in Community Learning and Development, Project Management or an equivalent qualification.  Good IT skills would be advantageous.

A current driving licence and access to a car is essential. A PVG Disclosure check is required for this post and will be paid for by the employer.

Place of work: Main place of work Hope Organic Garden, Arbroath with some community based project work.


How to Apply:

An application form and job specification are available for download from our website at www.hopeorganicgarden.org.uk.  Alternatively, please email enquiries@hopeorganicgarden.org.uk for an application form and job specification. 


Closing Date: February 11, 2022