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New Green Schools and Communities Co-ordinator Appointed

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Struan Johnston as The Green Team’s newest member of staff. Struan will be working with Margon on our Green Schools programme delivering environmental education and outdoor learning, mainly to primary schools in Edinburgh. This increased Schools work comes thanks to funding

2024-02-29T15:32:12+00:00February 29th, 2024|

WE’RE HIRING!

GREEN SCHOOLS AND COMMUNITIES PROJECT CO-ORDINATOR20 hours a week / £30,732 pro rataCLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: 5pm, Friday 16th February 2024We are looking for someone with experience of delivering outdoor and environmental sessions with schools and communities, working with children and young people in outdoor learning settings and supporting volunteers.The

2024-02-08T10:12:44+00:00February 8th, 2024|

Summer Field Studies Residential

River Feshie Field Studies Residential Join us for five nights in the Caledonian pine forests of Glenfeshie in the heart of the Cairngorm mountains. During this week the mighty River Feshie will be our teacher as it snakes and braids its way through rewilded glens filled with ancient pines.

2024-02-01T11:34:55+00:00February 1st, 2024|

Wreath-making the Green Team Way!

“It smells like Christmas” Around 100 wreaths were made with The Green Team in November/December by three different organisations. This included Syrian teenage girls from MCFB (multicultural Family Base), a wellbeing greenspaces group from FCCT (Fountainbridge Canalside Community Trust) and employees from BlackRock. All individuals enjoyed the mindful, relaxing

2023-12-12T14:12:10+00:00December 12th, 2023|

Main Programmes Price Increase

As of 1st January 2024 we will be applying a price increase to our main programmes. Prices have remained at the same level for 10 years and we continued to keep our prices static during covid and the ensuing cost of living crisis.  Unfortunately it remains untenable for our

2023-12-14T13:55:20+00:00December 1st, 2023|

Winter Celebration Online Raffle

We are really looking forward to our Winter Celebration and Awards Night on Friday 1st December. It is a great opportunity to share in all the achievements and personal development that our participants have made as well as giving thanks for the amazing work that all our volunteers do.

2023-11-28T12:48:49+00:00November 28th, 2023|

Green Team becomes Volunteer Charter Champion

We're a Volunteer Charter Champion! At The Green Team we place considerable value on our volunteers and recognise the enormous contribution they make to the success of our organisation and to the lives of the young people involved in our programmes. That is why in October this year we

2023-12-07T16:34:46+00:00November 1st, 2023|
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