About Ballyfermot/Chapelizod Partnership
The overall aim of the Partnership is to support the community to reach its full potential, to encourage participation, and to target its resources at those most in need in our community.
The Partnership was set up in 1996 as a response to long term unemployment and poverty.
Have you got green fingers or interested in learning more about gardening? We are looking for people to get involved with our Cherry Orchard Community Garden. You will be helping with planting and general gardening. You'll also be meeting new people and being part of a valuable community resource.
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What's required for this position
Some gardening experience desirable but not necessary.
- Community Development/ Social work
- Personable Skills
- Trades/ Operative/ Manual
Level of English required for this role:
Times and commitment required for this role
Minimum time commitment: Flexible
Hours required: 1hrs Weekly
Location of volunteering opportunity:
Cherry Orchard Green, Cherry Orchard, Dublin 10
Screening details for this role:
- Informal Interviews
- Application Form
Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:
- Support/ advice/ recognition
- Initial induction and training
- Reimbursement of expenses
- Insurance cover
- Ongoing training opportunities
Volunteers with the following challenges will be supported in this role
- Sensory Disability
- Learning Disability
- Mental Health Difficulties
Is this opportunity suitable for groups/teams of volunteers?
Benefits you will receive as a volunteer
They will be part of a team of volunteers and Tus workers. You will get to share the produce from the garden and have opportunities to take part in workshops and courses to learn more about gardening.
You can get to the garden by the Bus route 79/79A