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Garden Volunteer

Baldoyle Racecourse Community Garden

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.

What's Involved

Looking for more volunteers to join our team.

Volunteer taks
~ Removing existing fence and recycle it;
~ Fencing (preparing for the new compost area);
~ Preparing ground for new compost;
~ Moving plants to storage until area is ready for replanting;
~ Digging;
~ Mixing mulch into top soil;
~ Painting wooden gates and sheds;
~ Planting orchard;
~ Shrubs and hedging;

This project will take a few separate days of volunteering. So anyone interested are welcome to join the Baldoyle Community Garden to see the project through to completion.

Check out the website: Baldoyle Racecourse Community Garden

What's required for this position

Gardening skills

  • Trades/ Operative/ Manual

Level of English required for this role:
Basic English

Times and commitment required for this role


Minimum time commitment: 1 week

Hours required: 4hrs

Other Details

Location of volunteering opportunity:
Baldoyle Racecourse Community Garden. Red Arches Rd, The Coast, Baldoyle.

Other location details:
Baldoyle, Fingal, Dublin 13

Screening details for this role:

  • Identification Check (photo ID etc…)

Volunteers will be provided with the following supports:

  • Supervision

Age restrictions:
No age restrictions

Is this opportunity suitable for groups/teams of volunteers?

Benefits you will receive as a volunteer

Being connected with local community;
Learning/ Improving gardening skills

Getting there

32 and 29A Buses. Dart to Bayside or Portmarnock stations.

  • This opportunity is posted by:
  • Volunteer Centre: Fingal
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