The WHALE Arts Community Garden Coordinator will be responsible for the running and maintenance of the garden working independently, and along with the Garden Volunteers and the Enterprise and Facilities Manager. The WHALE Arts garden provides an enjoyable and sustainable greenspace for our local Wester Hailes community. You will be maintaining the grounds that hold a variety of plants, vegetables, fruit, herbs, benches and a fire pit.
Working closely with your manager you will help develop and follow a maintenance plan for the WHALE Arts garden that supports our organisation values, be responsible for the upkeep and maintenance of the garden and help ensure health and safety is followed on the gardening grounds.
Additionally you will coordinate our Garden volunteers and share skills and knowledge regularly on horticultural practices such as planting, growing, preparation, and pruning. Using your excellent communication skills and ability to build positive relationships. You will discuss, explore, and where suitable, implement feedback and ideas from our volunteers and staff to keep the garden developing and growing.
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We are accepting applications until Wednesday 9am, 10th June.
Candidates selected by the panel for interview will be invited shortly after the closing date to interview which will be held. We anticipate that this will be via Zoom and will be confirmed closer to the interview week on week commencing 29th June.
The successful candidate will be appointed to the role subject to confirmation of PVG Scheme Membership.
Laura Delahunt, Enterprise and Facilities Manager, WHALE Arts, WHALE Arts Centre, 30 Westburn Grove, Edinburgh EH14 2SA