Grangemouth Golf Course Volunteer Team

Grangemouth Golf Course Volunteer Team

What is the Grangemouth Golf Course Volunteer Team?

Grangemouth Golf course is a much loved community resource. The Volunteer Team helps to care for Grangemouth Golf Course, supporting the Greenkeeping Team with maintenance and improvements around the site. Tasks range from maintaining paths, pruning trees, repainting benches and signs, vegetation management and keeping the course free of debris. Volunteering is a great way to keep your local course in tip top condition as a community course while helping keep costs down which benefits everyone!

What's in it for you?

  • Meet new and interesting people
  • Volunteer around your existing hobby, a low commitment way of giving back.
  • Improve a site you directly benefit from
  • Learn new skills
  • Increase your fitness levels, which could be good for your game

What's involved?

Tasks will vary depending on whether they are carried out as a scheduled, led group or by individuals on an adhoc basis, but may include any of the following:

  • Maintaining paths and trails (e.g. cutting back vegetation, removing debris, etc.)
  • Planting trees
  • Painting benches, tee markers, out of bounds markers and other signs,
  • Removing vegetation from path sides
  • Reseeding worn areas
  • Raking bunkers
  • Removing tree tubes
  • Litter picking
  • Refilling bunkers with sand
  • Power washing machinery

Skills, attitude, and experience required

  • This is a labour intensive role so you must be fit and able to carry out physical work comfortably to volunteer for all task, or discuss adaptions with the Greenkeeper before starting work..
  • Must be able to follow instruction and adhere to the Trust’s Health and Safety Policy
  • No experience necessary, but a can do attitude is a must

Other important information:

Location: Grangemouth Golf Course, Polmonthill, Falkirk FK2 0YA

Commitment: Flexible; Group sessions will be arranged by the Head Greenskeeper but adhoc individual volunteering can be carried out on a more flexible basis. There is no specific time commitment required, everyone can contribute in their own way.

Contact: Mike Love, Head Greenkeeper  Tel: 07764308029  

Email: parks@falkirkcommunitytrust.org

Training: Volunteers will receive ongoing training by the skilled greenkeeping team on the use of the tools being utilised on the day, opportunities for other training courses such as first aid will be offered where available.

Expenses: Reasonable travel expenses will be reimbursed as per the Volunteering Policy

Please complete the online application form here.

If you require a hard copy application, please let us know.

This role is purely voluntary and this arrangement is not meant to be a legally binding one or an employment contract.

 

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