The garden is permanently open to the community and is nestled in the public Plas park grounds.
It is currently facilitated on:
Tuesdays 10.30- 4.00pm Adult Volunteers
Thursdays 10.30am – 4.00pm Adult Volunteers.
Do feel free to drop in for some or all of this – all welcome! Refreshments are provided
Sessions are facilitated by Kate Doubleday and Fiona Underhill.
Plants are now available for sale at the gardens on these days!
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Job vacancy – Senior Garden Volunteer Co-ordinator
Gerddi Bro Ddyfi Gardens is an organic wildlife garden in the heart of Machynlleth. We provide and promote a social and therapeutic community garden for all people in the Bro Ddyfi area, and especially to those at risk of social exclusion.
The beautiful gardens include a wildflower meadow, widlife pond, a nectar rich border for pollinators, apothecary garden and vegetable beds. We are nationally recognised by the ‘Green Flag scheme’, ‘Coronation Meadows’ & the Welsh Government (as a ‘Bee Friendly’ site).
The post includes 2 days working with volunteers in the gardens on Tuesdays & Thursdays (12 hrs) leading volunteer activity sessions, welcoming visitors. A further (4 hrs) for admin, dealing with records, liaising with external organisations & working with our committee and related parties to further the work done for our volunteers and at the garden.
Wage – £240 per week for 6 months initially, on a self employed basis.
Essential qualifications required
- A qualification in Horticulture or Social and Horticultural Therapy (Degree, Diploma or City & Guilds).
- Previous work experience with volunteers in a ‘therapeutic’ environment
- Good communication skills
- Some project managing experience
- A working knowledge of social media and IT skills
- Current DBS check (not essential, but needed before taking up position)
Not necessary, but a willingness to embrace the Welsh Language would be good also.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for a job description and application details.
CV & letter of application to be received by 6th Sept 2017, Interviews to start early Oct 2017
We are thrilled to announce that we have recently won a Green flag Award for the third year running with an outstanding result in all categories!
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