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Community Garden Builder

Seeds for Growth
61a The Quarterdeck, London, E14 8SH

Posted: 08/04/2019

Deadline: 26/04/2019

Compensation: Please provide your hourly rate - there will be approximately 12 days work.

Paid Fixed term / contract

Job description

Seeds for Growth charity is now establishing new community food gardens in waste land on social housing estates.  The programme is being launched in Tower Hamlets with the goal of developing it to be London-wide.  The first three sites are in the Barkantine Estate, Isle of Dogs.A person with the appropriate skills and experience is required to: -

Attend on site to assist, support and advise the volunteers on the days when each new garden is being established, regarding: -

  • Digging new garden beds, installing the edging and disposing of the waste.
  • Assembling and locating garden furniture and equipment, including raised planters, metal shed, tables and chairs, and children’s toys, etc.
  • Installing to the wall new trellises.
  • Building a compost area.
  • Laying an appropriate base for the shed, if necessary.

It is desirable if the person has the skills and qualifications to provide a water and electrical supply from the adjacent building.

Application information

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To apply please provide the following:

  1. Describe your relevant experience and skills - including previous paid & voluntary work.
  2. What is the hourly rate that you will charge?
  3. Detail your ability to speak, read and write Bangladeshi?
  4. Are you self-employed or would you want to go onto the Seeds for Growth payroll?
  5. Please also attach your curriculum vitae.

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About Seeds for Growth

Seeds for Growth charity, launched in 2006, addresses disadvantage in Tower Hamlets focussing on health and well-being and support to access employment.