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Muck and Magic Community Garden Volunteer

Muck and Magic Garden

About Muck and Magic Garden

The Muck and Magic Garden was set up in 2011. It is open to all volunteer members of the public on Mondays and Wednesdays.

What's Involved

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.

Muck and Magic Garden
The garden opened in 2011.It is based on a piece of land owned by Dublin City Council where we have constructed a series of raised beds, used for growing vegetables, a garden shed and a series of compost bins. In recent months the garden has acquired some hens.

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.

Muck and Magic Garden is open on Monday and Wednesday 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: 2hrs

Other Details

Location of volunteering opportunity:
Coultry Gardens, Ballymun, ( beside St. Pappins Church)

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
Volunteer Ireland is delighted to acknowledge the support of:
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