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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|

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|

Green Team Supports World Clean Up Day

World Clean Up Day with Decathlon We were delighted to be asked to support Decathlon's litter pick event for World Clean Up Day on the 17th September this year at Sighthill Park. We provided a small support team consisting of members of our youth panel and staff along with

2023-12-07T16:01:33+00:00October 1st, 2023|

Green Team at Volunteer Fair 2023

Carbon Conscious Always conscious of our carbon footprint, we arrived at the Volunteer Fair on 13th September on our cargo bike with all the things for our stall on board - including Margon's collection of crocheted animals and some windfall apples! Volunteer with us We spoke to lots of

2023-09-14T10:50:04+01:00September 14th, 2023|

New electric minibus is on it’s way!

Carbon Conscious At the Green Team we are always very conscious of our impact on the planet, and we are proud of the positive change our projects make – whether that is tree-planting to reduce carbon in the atmosphere, removing non-native invasive species to enhance biodiversity or other tasks.

2023-08-24T19:14:54+01:00August 22nd, 2023|

Green Shoots – changing lives

Green Shoots: Transition Days Our Green Shoots programme supports young people around the age of 12-14 (S1-S3) who are experiencing challenges in their life. The programme runs during term time in blocks of 8-10 weeks and gives the young people the opportunity to develop as individuals in a safe

2023-08-24T18:15:16+01:00August 15th, 2023|

Green Team supports Discover! Programme

“this is amazing” “ great to see parents so engaged with their children” This summer we supported City of Edinburgh Council with their Discover! programme, facilitating nature play in local parks. The Discover programme is open to disadvantaged families accessing free school meals to alleviate pressures during the school

2023-08-24T10:46:35+01:00August 7th, 2023|
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