• Employability Support, Life Skills
  • Industry
  • Rolling programme
  • Start date
  • 14-65
  • Eligible Age Range

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Mossburn Community Farm

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Mossburn Community Farm is an animal sanctuary which welcomes volunteers to assist with all aspects of animal care and keeping the farm clean and ready for visitors. This can include helping with feeding, mucking out, sweeping and general tidying of yard areas, interacting with visitors, grooming and exercising the animals, weeding and gardening. There is a wide range of tasks which change throughout the year.

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  • Address Mossburn Community Farm, Hightae, Lockerbie, UK
  • City Hightae
  • Post Code DG11 1LE
  • Country United Kingdom

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Employability programmes work a little differently from other courses, especially when it comes to eligibility. For example, someone from Glasgow wouldn't be eligible for a programme taking place in North Ayrshire, and vice versa. Check the Postcode Eligibility tab in the Things to Know section to make sure this programme is open to you.

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Updated on November 7, 2023 at 6:38 pm
  • Industry: Employability Support, Life Skills
  • Programme Type: Volunteering
  • Eligible Age Range: 14-65
  • Course Length: No set length
  • End Date: Ongoing
  • Eligible Groups: Not in Full Time Education, In Receipt of Benefit, Disabled Person, Lone Parent, Homeless / At Risk of Homelessness, Care Experienced, Refugee, Ex-Offender, LGBT+, BME Groups, Health Conditions, Long Term Unemployment, Redundant/Facing Redundancy
  • Attendance Pattern: Farm hours are between 7am-5pm but does not have to be all day
  • Travel Expenses Covered: Yes
  • Postcode Eligibility: Dumfries and Galloway
  • Start date: Rolling programme

Meet your tutor

I am the Yard Manager at Mossburn, responsible for ensuring the care and welfare of all of the animals here and managing the teams of volunteers in each day.

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