The West End Growing Grounds Association is registered charity that provides a community garden on a high-profile site in Underwood Road Paisley. It consists of 112 raised beds and two polytunnels for the local community to grow its own food. The Association is looking for an enthusiastic, physically fit experienced grounds person to assist its members in managing the maintenance and development of the Garden.
The volunteer will report directly to the Board of Trustees and liaise with the Board’s horticultural lead member and the local Community Pay-back Team Leader.
Working with board members, discuss and provide information on best practice grounds maintenance and safety.
Operation and maintenance of electric powered ground tools (mower, strimmer, hedge cutter, leaf blower).
Water management. (Hose reel mains supply and water harvesting system)
Organising members’ common area work parties. (Members are required to complete 12 hours of common area work each year)
Identifying and arranging work that may require Community Pay-back Team assistance.
This is a new appointment, and the nature and extent of the above duties will be reviewed in consultation with the person appointed.
If this volunteering opportunity interests you, please contact: The Association Secretary at 07710 782510 e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org