Stonebridge City Farm is an inner city farm that runs for the benefit of users with a variety of issues, including learning and physical difficulties and disabilities, mental health issues and disadvantaged young people.
The philosophy of the farm is that all the work is done by the clients with staff and volunteer support. Using horticulture and animals husbandry we enable disadvantaged people to develop their work, social and personal skills by accessing a real working environment.
You will be involved in the every day care of large and small animals including pony, pigs, cows, goats, sheep, rabbits, guinea pigs, poultry, birds and aquatic animals. You will be feeding, grooming, health checking and ensuring the environment is clean and suitable for animal habitation.
Community Cafe Volunteer
As a Cafe Volunteer you will assist in food preparation and cooking of healthy meals, serve customers in the café and operate cash till, support colleagues with disabilities in carrying out the above duties, be involved in education works directly linked to helping members of the public understand more about preparing and cooking healthy food, To help promote knowledge and understanding of the benefits of home grown fruit and vegetables.
To carry out horticultural and occasional basic landscaping works to improve gardens. To carry out practical horticultural tasks involved with the above, such as digging, planting, pruning and harvesting - with a particular focus on pesticide free fruit and vegetable growing, within an ornamental and wildlife garden setting. You may possibly be involved in outreach and education works directly linked to horticultural projects including helping members of the public understand more about growing food and plants.
The farm would like you to volunteer for a few hours each week, for at least 3 months.
Click on ‘Register Your Interest’ below.
Mary from the Students’ Union Volunteer Centre will be in touch with details of where to find the application form, and who to chat to at the charity if you have any further questions.
You will then be invited to a recruitment event, these take place monthly.
Unfortunately expenses cannot be paid.