About Baldoyle Racecourse Community Garden
Gathering the Baldoyle Community to share skills knowledge and interests in organic gardening. In March 2013, we were given land by Fingal County Council and through volunteering our time, we built a 44 bed garden. We manage and maintain the garden ourselves. We are starting an expansion on 4th March 2016.
Volunteers would to work in the garden to 1-2 hours a week, at a pre-arranged time and would also assist at the monthly Maintenance Day (one Saturday a month).
Volunteers would meet up with someone from the BRCG committee to assist with the tasks.
Some examples of tasks:
- Maintenance of the compost area.
- Weeding and planting of perimeter flower beds.
- Grass cutting.
Taking part in monthly Maintenance Day (one Saturday a month) with members of the garden to carry out larger jobs e.g. hedge trimming, mending fencing, clearing old beds.
What's required for this position
some experience of gardening would help but training will be provided
- Trades/ Operative/ Manual
Level of English required for this role:
Times and commitment required for this role
Minimum time commitment: Flexible
Hours required: 1hrs Fortnightly
Location of volunteering opportunity:
Balddoyle Racecourse Community Garden, Red Arches Road, Dublin 13, D13XH77
Other location details:
Screening details for this role:
Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:
- Support/ advice/ recognition
- Initial induction and training
No age restrictions
Is this opportunity suitable for groups/teams of volunteers?
Benefits you will receive as a volunteer
Outside with very pleasant surroundings. Participation with other people. Opportunity to learn gardening skills.
10 minutes walk from Bayside or Clongriffin dart stations. 5 mins walk from 29A bus Baldoyle. 10 mins walk from 15 bus Clongriffin