Project Description

Volunteer Food Growing Traineeship 2020

We are currently looking to take on six new trainees for our 2020 Volunteer Food Growing Traineeship programme.

We​ ​​seek ​enthusiastic​ ​adults who​ ​enjoy​ ​working​ ​outdoors​ ​and​ ​with​ ​other​ ​people, who​ ​are​ ​keen​ ​to​ ​gain practical experience ​​of​ ​growing​ sustainable ​food​ ​in​ ​the community.

Working alongside our two experienced horticulture grower-trainers, trainees will learn all aspects of running an urban market garden, plant nursery and plant shop within a working city farm.

All trainees will be required to commit to volunteering at Stepney City Farm every Wednesday, 10am-4pm, from March to September 2020.

To apply, please read the Project Description and email a cover letter and CV to

Young Volunteers sessional worker (voluntary role)

Are you passionate about animals, plants, food and farming? Do you enjoy working with young people?

We are looking for enthusiastic individuals who can help to run a weekly volunteering session for 12-18yr olds on Sunday afternoons from 12.30-4.30pm. You don’t have to come every week but we ask for a minimum commitment of 1 session a month.

There is no closing date for this opportunity. To apply, please read the Role Description and email with the completed  Application Form


We are currently seeking new Trustees, from Agricultural, Animal Care, Fundraising, Human Resources and Company Secretary backgrounds, to join our board and to help us meet our responsibilities in terms of governance and strategic direction for the Farm.

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For more volunteering opportunities at the Farm please visit our volunteering page.

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