sutton community farmJob Title:  Sutton People’s Kitchen Volunteer Project Assistant 

Start Date:  7 March 2016

Hours:  15-22.5 hours per week (minimum 3 months)

Sutton People’s Kitchen is a project that’s about bringing people together to celebrate food, encourage healthier eating and lifestyles and promote local food growing. The project comprises the following activities:

  • Pop-up market stalls and workshops
  • After-school and community cook club
  • Community banquets
  • Food film screenings For more information about the project, please visit ​www.suttonpeopleskitchen.com 

    We are looking for an enthusiastic and organised individual who is passionate about healthy eating and keen to gain experience in project and event coordination. This is a voluntary role, supporting the Project Coordinator at the farm, and at outreach events.

    We expect the successful applicant to be committed, resourceful, competent with computers and have a positive approach. The role will involve event coordination, project admin, communications & social media.

    You will gain experience in the community food, events and environmental sectors, and be part of an exciting social enterprise that’s creating a sustainable local food system.

    Expectations and arrangements

  • Commitment of at least 2 days per week for an agreed period (at least 3 months)
  • Travel expenses up to £10 per day can be covered for days worked
  • Lunch is provided on some work days and surplus produce available from the farm. ● Clean driving licence preferred.
  • You may be asked to work a limited number of Saturdays and evenings for the events. Sutton Community Farm – About usWe are a community­ owned social enterprise with a mission to increase access to fresh, healthy, sustainable food and provide a space for the community to cultivate skills.We are a highly motivated team, passionate to help create positive relationships between people and food. We farm with organic principles and strive to be a deeply sustainable business. We are driven by values of respect, transparency, quality and integrity.We aim to make our Farm accessible to as wide a range of the public as possible and are committed to ensuring that everyone is treated fairly. You can find out more by reading our Equal Opportunities Policy.​ Please visit our website for further information: www.suttoncommunityfarm.org.uk

How to apply

To apply please send your CV and covering letter to Veryan Wilkie­Jones: [email protected].​

Deadline for applications: 19 Feb 2016
Start date: 7 March (can be flexible)

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