If you would like to make a fresh start and learn new skills, improve your health and well-being and get involved in your local community, sign up for a FREE training placement at ActivGardens!
Working at your own pace, in a friendly, welcoming environment, under the guidance of horticultural trainers and volunteer mentors, you will gain a range of practical gardening and/ or nursery experience, with opportunities to take part in other activities, including cooking, beekeeping, construction and carpentry, assisting others and helping organise and run events and group visits.
Course 1: Wednesday 25 January to Thursday 2 March 2017
Course 2: Wednesday 8 March to Thursday 13 April 2017
Range of work experience including:
Readiness for work
Developing an enterprise
Events and PR
Helping people with needs
Use of garden machinery
Cooking from scratch
Nursery plant production
Conservation work and beekeeping
Learn new skills for employment and enterprise.
Feel more confident in own abilities, continue volunteering, move into further training / learning, develop an enterprise/ apply for a job, make contacts for work.
Become more active in the great outdoors! Grow vegetables and have access to fresh produce, learn basic cooking skills.
Improve health and well-being – both physically and mentally.
Make friends, build social networks and feel a part of their community through active citizenship.
Use and improve a local green space and learn about sustainable lifestyles.
If you are interested in this opportunity, please contact ActivLives on 01473 345350 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Visit www.activlives.org.uk/activgardens to find out more about us.