Chair of Trustees

We are currently seeking a new Chair of Trustees to provide leadership and direction to our board, ensuring they fulfil their responsibilities in terms of governance and strategic direction for the Farm. They will be responsible for ensuring that the Farm is compliant with charity law, company law and other relevant legislative or best practice requirements and that the Farm remains focused on its charitable objects. They will plan and set the agenda for board meetings, represent the Farm at events and will provide a link between the board and our paid staff.  Find out more

Project Leader for Young Volunteers Program:

The Farm is recruiting a self employed Project Leader to develop and run our Young Volunteers program over the summer holidays. This post is an exciting opportunity for someone who is keen to further their existing hands on experience of working with young people in an outdoor setting. The candidate must be enthusiastic and able to plan and lead a range of practical activities on the farm. The successful candidate will be required to work 9.30 – 5.30 every Sunday delivering a 6 week program of Young Volunteer sessions for 12-19yr olds.

Job description and person specification

To Apply: Please send us your CV (two pages maximum) along with a short (one page) cover letter describing why you would like this position, and how you meet the criteria outlined in the job description and person specification. Email this to Alex Collings, Farm Education Officer by 5pm on Tuesday 15th July 2014.


Cafe and Farm Shop volunteer:

ChardStepney City Farm’s Café and Farm Shop serves simple, fresh, healthy food to our visitors. This is the perfect time to get involved in an exciting community kitchen project, learn how to process fresh produce, prepare tasty simple meals and interact with all our wonderful visitors and volunteers.

Assistance with all aspects of running a kitchen is needed, also to help out with events and busy market days, so if you love fresh food, people and community spirit then this is the perfect opportunity for you.

Please have a look at the role description, then fill in the application form and return to to apply.

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