Garden Volunteer

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Garden Volunteer


We are looking for a volunteer to help support a gardening youth sessions on (supporting two separate youth groups). This voluntary position would suit someone who has or is looking to develop skills in the following areas

  • Work with children and young people
  •  Community development practice
  • Gardening, horticulture or environmental
  • Education
  • Would like to get involved with North Edinburgh Arts and help out


We are looking for someone who can

  • Commit weekly to the project for a minimum of 1 term (10 weeks)
  • Has good communication skills and a willingness to get involved
  • Is interested in work with children and young people
  • Is interested in gardening and working outdoors
  • Willing to work in collaboration with others
  • Someone who can work flexibly
  • Understanding of, or commitment to a strong environmental ethos

Most importantly we are looking for someone willing to learn and share what they know with the group.


Thursdays 1pm – 5pm



The Garden team is made up of the following roles:

  • Community Growing Coordinator
  • Garden Assistant
  • Community Job Scotland Posts
  • Sessional Workers
  • Volunteers



We ask volunteers to undertake the following tasks:

  • Support staff in the overall delivery of the session.
  • Interact and engage with project participants.
  • Help with the setup, delivery and clear up of the session
  • Be actively involved in the session briefing and evaluation.


Read the NEA garden blog here.