Construction Workshop Leader

Edible Estates is seeking to recruit either a full time workshop leader or 2 part-time workshop leaders, to deliver construction workshops in community gardens in Edinburgh. The successful candidate will have experience in joinery and general construction coupled with the ability to lead small groups of volunteers (up to five participants) in construction activities.

The overarching aim of the projects you would be working on, is to provide learners and volunteers with practical experiences which will improve their life chances and support them on to positive destinations, such as employment, further volunteering, training and education. The workshops should be safe, enjoyable, paced to the needs of the participants and result in good quality construction, as well as a positive experience for volunteers.

Please see full job advert on the Goodmoves website where you will find the application form. Salary: £28,470 – £31,070. Closing date 24th June 2024.

Community Gardeners

Edible Estates are often looking to hire Community Gardener/s, either sessional or PAYE, to deliver workshops at community garden sites across Edinburgh. This is particularly the case during the growing season but less so during the quieter winter months. It may be one workshop/week or several, depending upon the availability of applicants.  For sessional (self-employed) work we would pay a rate of £20/hour for suitable qualified/experienced candidates.

Please get in touch if you would like to be part of the team and we’ll get back to you when an opportunity arises.  Job Description,  Application Form.  For more information email

Volunteer & Work Experience

If you would like to volunteer/work experience at Edible Estates, you can find more detail on our volunteer page or please contact us using