About Global Action Plan
Global Action Plan empowers individuals and communities to take small actions towards a more sustainable lifestyle. GAP aims to raise environmental awareness and inspire local initiatives in through various projects and programmes. GAP´s core adult community programme is the 'Environmental Action Team.'
We are looking for volunteers to engage in a wide variety of community garden based activities such as planting, weeding, harvesting, composting and general garden maintenance. It's an opportunity for volunteers to learn gardening skills, work along side other volunteers in a socially inclusive way.
Global Action Plan runs the Glás (Green Living and Sustainability) Garden and volunteers are always welcome. Volunteers who have an interest in gardening or want to meet people while learning something new and getting active are welcome to become members. We have a place for volunteers of all levels of gardening skill and all levels of commitment.
The Glás (Green Living and Sustainability) Garden is open on Tuesday and Thursday mornings.
What's required for this position
Enthusiasm and willingness to get involved in the community gardening project. No experience of gardening is needed, just an interest in learning and getting stuck in.
The garden is wheelchair accessible and open to people with disabilities. We endeavor to support and welcome people from all walks of life. However, there are no specific supports for this area.
- Trades/ Operative/ Manual
Level of English required for this role:
Times and commitment required for this role
Minimum time commitment: Flexible
Hours required: 4hrs
Location of volunteering opportunity:
Ballymun, Dublin 9
Off Shangan Rd, beside the school
Screening details for this role:
Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:
- Support/ advice/ recognition
- Initial induction and training
Volunteers with the following challenges will be supported in this role
- Physical Disability
- Sensory Disability
- Learning Disability
- Mental Health Difficulties