Volunteering Service at Edinburgh University Students' Association

Volunteering Service at Edinburgh University Students' Association logo

Services support students and student-led groups who undertake hands-on volunteering by providing advice, guidance, resources, funding opportunities, awards...

Gardening Volunteer with Waverley Care

This opportunity takes place between 27 Mar 2019 and 28 Mar 2019. Applications closed on 25 Mar.

Volunteer gardeners help us keep the outside space looking its best - whether it’s weeding and clearing leaves, or building paths and creating allotment spaces.

Hours per week

7

Responsibilities

Volunteer gardeners help us keep the outside space looking its best - whether it’s weeding and clearing leaves, or building paths and creating allotment spaces.

Location details

Meet outside Potterrow at 9am 113 Oxgangs Road North, Edinburgh, EH14 1EB

PVG/DBS required?

No

PVG/DBS provided?

No

Training information

Briefing and training provided on the day. Activities led by facilities manager and/or fundraising team.

Travel costs reimbursed?

Yes

Benefits to student

Team building, communication skills, spending time outdoors, gain new skills, learn about HIV and hepatitis C and a sense of achievement at the end of the day!

About you

Enthusiasm

Benefits to self

Milestone is a place where people living with HIV or hepatitis C can focus on improving their physical and emotional health at times when they are struggling to manage. Part of the approach is to create a fun, relaxed atmosphere, and access to the garden is a big part of this. Spending time outdoors

Additional information

Weather appropriate outdoor wear - it can be muddy and wet! We provide gloves.
  • Type of activityCommunity, Health and social care
  • AvailabilityWednesday AM, Wednesday PM
  • University SchoolBiological Sciences, Business School/Economics, Chemistry, Divinity, Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh Medical School, Education, Engineering, GeoSciences, Health in Social Science, History, Classics and Archaeology, Informatics, Law, Literatures, Languages and Cultures, Mathematics, Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences, Physics and Astronomy, Social and Political Science, Veterinary Studies
  • Opportunity lengthOne-off

Employability skills

  • Assertiveness 0
  • Project management 0
  • Public engagement 0
  • Teamwork 0