Job vacancies and voluntary opportunities

Current job vacancies 2017

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Working Farm Manager

Salary: Negotiable depending on experience

We are seeking a Farm Manager to run Commonwork Organic Farms Ltd, our 218 ha organic dairy farm at Bore Place. The farm is at the heart of the organisation whose agenda is to work towards sustainable solutions in farming, food and education. We are looking for the right individual to manage our 240 cow dairy herd with 110 youngstock, and support the development of the farm and its wider role within the Trust.

For more information and how to apply, please see the job overview (.pdf) and job description and person specification (.pdf)


Volunteer Market Gardener

Salary: voluntary position

Hours: 2 days per week; 6 hours per day

We are looking for someone with enthusiasm and experience in fruit and vegetable growing to join our friendly and dedicated team. Working alongside our Market Gardener, you will need to be available to volunteer regularly and have experience of planting, growing and harvesting crops.

You can download full advert, job description and application form here:

Advert (pdf)   Job Description (pdf)   Application form (word docx)

Other voluntary opportunities

Opportunities arise across the organisation to work alongside our staff in the gardens, kitchen, office and education teams. Take a look at our Volunteer page.

Work experience

Opportunities arise across the organisation for people to gain related work experience. Take a look at our Work Experience page.

Website photography

We are particularly grateful to many of our volunteers and others who have contributed some stunning photos to this website including: Clore Foundation, Pippa Green, Wendy McDonnell, Andrew Johnson, David Salmon, Helen Carey, Ian Leach, Julia Bracewell, Karen Shepherdson, Rebecca Douglas, Stella Cole, Becky Baldock, Jo Sheach, Jen Sayers, Sue Potter and Sparky Palmer.

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