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Gardener - Lane Cove - # 9227

  • Location: Lane Cove NSW
  • Commitment: Regular - more than 6 months
  • Category: Community Services
  • Time Required

    2-6 hours per week Tues, Thurs 9am - 11am and a few hours one weekend per month.

  • Type of work
    • Garden Maintenance
    • Tutoring & Coaching
  • Training

    No training is available at this stage although this can be discussed.

This vibrant community organisation is looking for an individual who can assist once or twice a month in gardening activities at the community garden that caters to locals and different faith and cultural groups. Knowledge of food plants is important as well as a desire to engage with the many different groups that make up the municipality. It is hoped that the successful applicant is keen on educating others on different food plants in terms of their uses in cooking, and optimal growing and harvesting conditions.

It is expected that role this would involve a few hours a week and at least a few hours on one weekend day a month. Minimum age 18 years.

Benefits: This position offers an ability to engage with a wide selection of cultures and faiths, to teach and to learn. It also offers experience in community education programs and a connection to a vibrant group which engages people of all ages.

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