Community Farm Worker (Sundays)

Lawrence Weston Community Farm
www.lwfarm.org.uk
Salary: 
£15870 pro rata
Contract Type: 
Permanent
Hours: 
Part Time
Hours: 
7
Location: 
Bristol
Details of Role: 

We are seeking to recruit a Sunday Community Farm Worker (7hrs a week on Sundays). Salary £15,870 pro rata

This is an exciting opportunity to join our Sunday team, delivering farming based activities that help to meet the needs of local young people.

We are looking for a reliable, enthusiastic, approachable and motivated person who will undertake duties including:

  • Supporting young people between 12 and 18 years old to engage in, and benefit from, community farming activities
  • Ensuring the smooth running of the farm on Sundays
  • Routine animal care
  • Helping ensure the farm is a welcoming and safe environment for our visitors and beneficiaries.

Lawrence Weston Community Farm is a community managed project that delivers a range of services designed to help meet the needs of local people. We do this by working with members of the local community and other groups to provide exciting and inclusive activities, as well as a safe, free, green community space. The farm wants to provide a supportive environment in which people can flourish and contribute positively to their community

As well as providing opportunities to experience the daily delights of community farming and gardening, the farm also:

Brings people and communities together - make new friends, volunteering and placement opportunities, activities for children and young people, a safe and secure public green space . . .

Promotes health and wellbeing – improved mental health, reduced isolation, access to nature, increased confidence and self esteem, happier and more fulfilled . . . 

Delivers education and skill development - hands on enjoyable learning opportunities, short courses, accredited training, school groups . . .

Promotes environmental awareness - recycling, composting, wildlife, gardens, ponds, woodland . . .

Encourages healthy eating and exercise - wholesome food, exercise through gardening and practical work, cooking events . . .

Produces fresh, affordable local food - vegetables, meat, eggs . .

 

Please download the Job Description, Person Specification, Guidlines, Application Form and Monitoring form.  Please read the Guidelines, Job Description and Person Specification carefully then fill out the Application Form and monitoring form and return to office@lwfarm.org.uk by 5pm on 10th April.

Please complete and return the Application Form and Monitoring Form by email office@lwfarm.org.uk  or post by: Friday 10th April 2020 5pmWe will notify you if you are successful in getting an interview.

Interviews will be held on Friday 24th April 2020

 

Closing Date: 
Friday, 10 April, 2020 - 17:00
How to Apply: 

Please download the Job Description, Person Specification, Guidlines, Application Form and Monitoring form.  Please read the Guidelines, Job Description and Person Specification carefully then fill out the Application Form and monitoring form and return to office@lwfarm.org.uk by 5pm on 10th April.

Contact Person: 
Ian Fielder Volunteer Co-ordinator
Contact Email: 
ian@lwfarm.org.uk
Contact Phone: 
0117 9381128
Postal Address: 
Lawrence Weston Community Farm Saltmarsh Drive Lawrence Weston Bristol BS11 0NJ