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Volunteer Development Scotland Ltd. (also known as Volunteer Scotland).
Charity registered in Scotland SC013740 and a company limited by guarantee, registered in Scotland, No. SC106743. Our registered Office is Jubilee House, Forthside Way, Stirling. FK8 1QZ

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Greener Peebles Volunteers

The volunteer role with Greener Peebles is to assist with gardening tasks and outdoor activities during volunteer sessions. This includes but is not limited to gardening tasks, and is inclusive of attending skill share sessions, and community meals. Staff will set up activities for the session and facilitate group work. Volunteers will always have a choice of what tasks they participate in at the garden.

Liaise with staff on seasonal activities. Garden tasks include seed sowing, plant care, ground preparation, garden maintenance and harvesting. Staff will provide advice and instruction on growing activities. We welcome complete beginners and people with experience and knowledge, so please do ask us questions and share your thoughts – we are happy to help!

To work proactively with others in the garden and be a welcoming face.

Travel details

Greener Peebles Community Garden, Peebles, Scottish Borders

Training details

Basic gardening skills e.g. seed sowing, weeding, pruning.
Watering rota group.

Taster available

Minimum age: 16
Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.


Volunteers (aged 16-25) taking part in this opportunity are eligible to claim Saltire Awards hours for their activity.
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