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Community Garden Volunteer in Ballymun

Global Action Plan

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.'

What's Involved

When Covid-19 restrictions have been lifted in the future, our groups will be up and running again. Look forward to seeing you then.

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:
Basic English

Times and commitment required for this role


Minimum time commitment: Flexible

Hours required: 4hrs Weekly

Other Details

Location of volunteering opportunity:
Ballymun, Dublin 9
Off Shangan Rd, beside the school

Screening details for this role:

  • No screening

Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:

  • Support/ advice/ recognition
  • Supervision
  • Initial induction and training

Volunteers with the following challenges will be supported in this role

  • Physical Disability
  • Sensory Disability
  • Learning Disability
  • Mental Health Difficulties

Age restrictions:
Over 18

  • This opportunity is posted by:
  • Volunteer Centre: Dublin City
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