Help with a registered non-profit garden zoo for endangered birds in the lovely Scottish Borders, UK

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  • Última atividade: 19 mar. 2023



 Hospedagem min. solicitada: mínimo 1 semana



  • Descrição


    Hi and thank you for looking at our profile.

    Mark & Owen and their sons have been developing a conservation breeding facility for endangered birds in the lovely Scottish Borders. We are a registered not-for-profit organisation with saving rare birds and promoting a more sustainable way of living at our heart.

    We need people who know gardening to help make our vegetable garden functional and beautiful. I personally love vegetable gardening but simply don't have the time to get stuck in and grow food. This would be an ideal workaway for a couple or two friends; gardening is much more fun with more than one person. Sadly we won't be able to join-in as much as we would love to. There are bigger projects which would benefit from more hands. We are currently building a nesting cliff for the endangered northern bald ibis which we would like to finish this spring in time for the breeding season. Mark is planning to start a gardening club with the local school and village, it would be fun to join in with this club, meet local people and celebrate teamwork and big achievements.

    Whilst this workaway placement won't be working directly with the birds, you will be working amongst them and you will have connection with fascinating species and characters.

    We encourage volunteers to take two days off a week. Most of our volunteers go exploring Scotland, relaxing in this beautiful countryside or get involved with Edinburgh's wonderful culture and history. From Edinburgh you can catch tour buses for a day or multiple day tours round the Highlands and Islands.

    This is a welcoming place with no prejudice.

    If you would like to be a part of this adventure with the opportunity to further conservation work and promoting a more sustainable way of living, then do get in touch.

    Thank you for reading!

  • Tipos de ajuda e oportunidades de aprendizado

    Tipos de ajuda e oportunidades de aprendizado

  • Objetivos de sustentabilidade da ONU que este anfitrião quer atingir

    Objetivos de sustentabilidade da ONU que este anfitrião quer atingir

    Objetivos da ONU
    Erradicar a pobreza
    Erradicar a fome
    Saúde de qualidade
    Educação de qualidade
    Igualdade de género
    Água potável e saneamento
    Energias renováveis e acessíveis
    Trabalho digno e crescimento económico
    Indústria, inovação e infraestruturas
    Reduzir as desigualdades
    Cidades e comunidades sustentáveis
    Produção e consumo sustentáveis
    Ação climática
    Proteger a vida marinha
    Proteger a vida terrestre
    Paz, justiça et instituições eficazes
    Parcerias para a implementação dos objetivos
  • Oportunidades de intercâmbio cultural e aprendizado

    Oportunidades de intercâmbio cultural e aprendizado

    This is a great opportunity to live amongst a variety of wonderful birds and animals.
    The village is very friendly. They are currently renovating the village pub which will hopefully open again soon.
    There are regular buses to Edinburgh with all the shopping, culture and history you could wish for! The same buses go south, further into the Borders where there are old towns and villages to explore.

  • Ajuda


    We have built a not for profit organisation with the skin on our fingers. Our key objectives are to promote a more sustainable way of living and the conservation of the natural world. Getting the gardens tidy and functional is this year's project, we would also welcome thoughts and ideas from experienced gardeners.

  • Idiomas

    Alemão: Fluente
    Greek: Fluente
    Espanhol: Fluente
    Francês: Fluente

  • Acomodação


    We have a cabin which stands away from the house so you will have your own privacy and space. It has a large double bed, sitting room, kitchen area, internet, water and electricity.
    We will provide lunches. We will get the groceries you need to make your own breakfast and dinners. If you need luxury items such as alcohol or magazines, then we are happy for you to join us when we go shopping.

  • Algo mais...

    Algo mais...

    We live in a pretty village with many lovely walks through rolling Scottish Borders countryside. There is a regular bus service which can take you further down into the Scottish Borders where there are fascinating towns and villages which are incredibly rich in culture and are historically important. And of course a good bus service direct to Edinburgh city centre.

    Mark and I are open to all cultures, religions, gender, sexuality etc.

  • Mais alguns detalhes

    Mais alguns detalhes

    • Acesso à internet

    • Acesso à internet limitado

      Acesso à internet limitado

    • Temos mascotes

    • Somos fumantes

    • Pode hospedar famílias

  • Espaço para estacionar campervans

    Espaço para estacionar campervans

    We have ample room for campervans, and somewhere to properly empty septic waste and a nearby tap with drinking water.

  • Pode aceitar animais

    Pode aceitar animais

    We have accommodated people and pets before. It is paramount to have in mind that this is the birds' home. Their health and wellbeing takes priority above pets.

  • Quantos Workawayers pode acomodar?

    Quantos Workawayers pode acomodar?


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    Horas previstas

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week

Nº de ref. de anfitrião: 368619246757

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