Joined: 11 Oct 2005
|Posted: Wed 01 Feb 2017 11:19 pm Post subject: Livestock Engagement Officer & Child & Youth Officer
|We are recruiting...
St Werburghs City Farm is an inner-city oasis. Situated in the Bristol ward of Ashley next to 4 other wards which fall within the 10% most disadvantaged in the UK, the Farm has developed to meet local needs. Our vision is to inspire and educate happy, healthy communities through green spaces, local food and each other. Using a 2 acre small holding, a 1 acre community garden, a 2.5 conservation site and 13 acres of community allotments, our mission is to offer targeted community services that equip people with knowledge, skills and confidence, and provide green sites accessible to all. Our aims are to: increase people’s knowledge of where food comes from and access to locally produced food; enhance people’s health and wellbeing through greater access to green spaces; and improve the capacity, confidence and cohesion of our community. With more than 3,500 service users, 15,000 people enjoying our events/facilities and more than 40,000 local visitors passing through the gates each year, we are a vital community resource, freely accessible to all.
We are looking for two people to join our team:
LIVESTOCK ENGAGEMENT OFFICER
27.5hrs pw, starting salary £16,781 pro rata p.a. rising to £17,772 by yr 2
Supporting the care of the livestock and management of the Farm, overseeing the Farm on set weekends and engaging volunteers animal, maintenance and conservation tasks. This is an accelerated employment opportunity which will provide in-house training. We welcome applications from current volunteers/casual staff with relevant experience. Part funded by the Big Lottery Fund.
CHILD & YOUTH OFFICER
21hrs pw, starting salary £18,070 pro rata p.a. Additional hours likely available
Playing a lead role in developing and delivering practical activities, training opportunities, and play initiatives for young people, aged 2 to 18 years, prioritising those socially or economically disadvantaged. Click here to download The Cultivate Project Plan 2016 (short)
Largely funded by BBC Children in Need
If you are interested in either post, please click on the links below to download the relevant Job Description, Application form and other documents
Child and Youth Officer JD and PS
Livestock Engagement Officer JD & PS
SWCF Application Form
SWCF Vision, Mission, Aims and Objectives
DEADLINE 12 noon Wednesday 1st March. Interviews to be held on the week beginning the 6th March.
St Werburghs City Farm, Watercress Road, Bristol BS2 9YJ. Telephone 0117 942 8241.