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Garden Centre Assistant (Greenlight Gateway)
Location Ballycastle
Description Greenlight's Social Entreprise core aim is: To provide real and meaningful work and employment experiences to enable people with a learning disability to enchance and develop their self confidence, skills and talents through new opportunities, responsibilities, and training for work and life, in a creative team and community environment. The primary aim of human services is to promote individual rights, human dignity and create opportunities for integrated social and economic inclusion. Greenlight Gateway is a registered charity and company limited by guarantee, owned by its members, including adults with learning disabilities. Our Space 2 Grow project is a horticultural & garden project aimed at providing bespoke training and support for young people to gain work based employment skills. A number of volunteering opportunities are available throughout the growing season. they include: 1 Looking after plants in the garden centre, nursery & allotment 2 Growing a range of seasonal flowers, herbs & vegetables 3 Serving & advising customers 4 Helping to support our trainees (who are working towards an accredited qualification in Horticulture) No specific skills or requirements are required but a passion for plants & gardening, good customer service and the desire to work alongside & assist the trainees would be a plus. Garden Centre Opening Times: March-September 10am - 4pm Days/Hours Required: Flexible - to suit the Volunteers Age: 16+
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