Job vacancies and voluntary opportunities

Current job vacancies 2017

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Head Chef and Sustainable Food Coordinator

Salary: £27,501-£30,000 including accommodation contribution to on-site accommodation

Hours: 37.5 hours per week, flexi-time basis over the calendar year

We are looking for an experienced chef to join our charity at Bore Place and become an integral part of our exciting future.

This diverse role will have primary responsibility to coordinate and deliver the catering at Bore Place, leading the provision of food and drink across the site to provide a high quality offering in keeping with our principles, for a wide range of clients and group sizes.

The successful candidate will be an experienced chef with a passion for food and its provenance. You will have the opportunity to lead as sustainable food champion across the organisation and will bring ideas, as well as practical experience, and a commitment to our vision and values.

You can download the job description and application form here:

Full Job Advert (pdf)   Job Description (pdf)   application form (word docx)

Application deadline: Thursday 15th June at midday
Interviews will be held during week commencing 19th June.

For further information contact Becky Baldock 01732 463255


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 the full advert, job description and application form here:

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

Volunteer Kitchen Assistant

Salary: voluntary position

Hours: flexible

Are you interested in local, seasonal and organic food? Are you a keen cook looking to improve your skills or someone wanting to boost their kitchen confidence? The role is to assist in preparing, cooking and serving a range of foods and meals and will include full training and the chance to experience and learn with our Head Chef using carefully sourced ingredients from onsite and the surrounding locality.

You can download the 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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