Youth Assistant Vacancies

We are currently recruiting for two Youth Assistants who will support the Farm’s Youth Coordinator with the planning, preparation and delivery of Young Farmers Club on Saturdays and Get Farming Club on Sundays.

 

Young Farmers Assistant – Help us to prepare and deliver the Young Farmers Club on Saturdays at Surrey Docks Farm. You will work with children (aged 11-13 years) in all aspects of working on the Farm such as mucking out, food growing, environmental conservation and cooking.
The Club is split into two groups with members attending either the morning (10am – 12:30pm) or afternoon group (2pm – 4:30pm) every Saturday.

Get Farming Assistant – Help us to prepare and deliver the Get Farming Club on Sundays at Surrey Docks Farm. You will work with children (aged 8-10 years) in all aspects of working on the Farm such as mucking out, food growing, environmental conservation and cooking.
The Club is split into two groups with members attending either the morning (10am – 12:30pm) or afternoon group (2pm – 4:30pm) every Sunday.

 

We’re looking for candidates with previous experience working with children and young people, who have a passion to work in the environmental education sector.

Contract: Fixed term contract until end of March 2018 (this post will be extended when continuation funding is secured)
Days: One set day per week
Salary: £65/day

Download the full job description and person specifications below.

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Application Process

1. To apply, please email Gemma Hooper (Farm Manager) stating which role you’re applying for and attaching your CV and one A4 page cover letter explaining why you are suitable for the role and how you meet the job description and person specification before 5pm on Tuesday 4th July.
Email: gemma@surreydocksfarm.org.uk
Address: Surrey Docks Farm, Rotherhithe Street, London SE16 5ET

2. Applicants will be selected for interview based on how they meet the job description and person specification. We will notify applicants that have been selected for interview by 5pm on Friday 7th July

3. Interviews will be held on Wednesday 12th July

Please note the successful applicant will be required to provide two satisfactory references and complete an enhanced DBS check.

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