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Autumn Garden Event

Autumn Garden Event

08 Oct 2015

Midlothian Growing Together are also holding a family friendly garden event this autumn during the school holidays. The event will take place between 1-3pm at the community garden in Dalkeith Country Park opposite St Mary’s Church on Thursday 15th October. The event will feature an autumn themed quiz trail as well as bulb planting and other activities. We will also have an autumn/winter bedding plant sale and refreshments will be available.

Job Vacancy - Transform Coordinator

30 Sep 2015

Salary: £23,697 (pro-rata)

Salary info: Fixed term contract to 30 September 2016

Job Type: Part-time, 17.5 hours per week

Closing date: Wednesday 21 October 2015 at 5pm

Location: Dalkeith, Midlothian

Role: This role will involve developing and coordinating supported volunteering opportunities for young people (14-25) to deliver intergenerational physical activity sessions in sheltered housing complexes across Midlothian. The aim of this project is to help young people gain positive experiences and skills from volunteering as well as improving physical activity and social experiences in older people. The successful applicant will be required to join the Protection of Vulnerable Groups Scheme (PVG), if not already a member. 

The project is funded through the Legacy 2014 Physical Activity Fund. 

To download an application pack please click here


Community Jobs Scotland Vacancy – Transform Support Assistant

10 Sep 2015

An exciting new opportunity to work with our Transform Team has arisen. The post holder will  assist with the delivery of our supported volunteering projects for young people aged 14-25. They will have an active role in inspiring and encouraging local young people to volunteer.

This is a Community Jobs Scotland vacancy and is only open to to unemployed 18-24 year olds with additional barriers.

Location: Dalkeith, Midlothian

Hours: 25 per week

Salary (£/hr) : £NMW per hour, 6 months fixed contract

Closing date: Friday 9 October 2015

Applications must be made through Job Centre Plus or Skills Development Scotland, please contact your advisor for an application form. 

Penicuik Recruitment Fair

09 Sep 2015

Thinking about Volunteering? Come along to our Volunteer Recruitment Fair.

Find out about volunteering opportunities with the following organisations who are recruiting volunteers:

  • Penicuik Estate Ranger Service
  • Penicuik YMCA/YWCA
  • ALN & ESOL
  • Home Link Family Support
  • Friends of Chitambo
  • Glencorse Centre
  • Cowan Court
  • Penicuik Community Sport & Leisure Foundation
  • Poppyscotland
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