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We are recruiting!

Oxford City Farm is recruiting!

Part time Community Grower

We are excited to be able to announce that due to a grant from the Postcode Local Trust we are recruiting a part time self-employed community grower – 1.5 days per week to work collaboratively with our existing community grower.

The job entails running regular volunteering sessions to support food production and site development and to include the “Wild Edges” project to create a productive wildlife edge, restore the pond and create a rain garden on site.

Full details to be found in the job description and person specification here

To apply please fill in the online application here

To discuss any aspect of the role, please get in touch by emailing  info@oxfordcityfarm.org.uk

Closing date for applications 12:00, Friday 22nd Feb

Interview date Weds 27th Feb

Proposed start date wk. beginning 18th March

Treasurer Trustee

We are also seeking to recruit a Treasurer Trustee

This is an great  opportunity to put your skills and experience to work for the benefit of the whole community. Join our skilled, committed and friendly Trustee team. Working to ensure the continued success of this vibrant and valued community led charity you will take a strategic lead on financial matters.  Reviewing accounts, forecasting, budgeting and monitoring charity finances and managing the volunteer book keeper.

This is a voluntary position. Time commitment 2-4 hours per week.

Role description is available here

More information about the role of the board of trustees at Oxford City Farm is available here

To express an interest in this role please fill in the online application here

Closing date for applications Monday 4th March

AUTUMN FESTIVAL ACTIVITIES AND LINEUP ANNOUNCED!

Come and help us celebrate Autumn and the harvest down on the Farm.

This is a FREE family friendly event with music, farm animals, stalls, face painting, apple pressing, pumpkins and honey for sale and lots, lots more…..

This year we are bigging up the BEES – with a bee information trail and quiz.

There’s going to be lots of great MUSIC from theThe Dead Beat Apostles Band of Hope,Les Clochards, Oxford Ukuleles and the  Sea Green Singers.

There will be YUMMY FOOD from Taste Tibet, Waste 2 Taste, Pizza Midwife and Coopers BBQ and the Jolly Postboy’s BAR as well as the tasty treats at the City Farm tea tent.

PLEASE DO NOT DRIVE to the event – there is no parking on site and very limited on street parking – PLEASE BUS IT, WALK IT AND BIKE IT

ENTRANCE – is at the Iffley Rd end of Cornwallis Rd OX4 3NH.

NO DOGS – apart from assistance dogs.

For more INFORMATION, if you would like to VOLUNTEER at the event  or if you could bake us a cake to sell at the tea tent please contact sally@oxfordcityfarm.org.uk.

You will find the full programme on our Facebook page

The event is being supported by  

Please help us REDUCE WASTE AND COST by bringing your own cup, plate and cutlery and taking your rubbish home with you.

   

 

Trustee opportunities at Oxford City Farm

 

 We have exciting opportunities at trustee level at Oxford City Farm.

Are you passionate about local food, building community and improving health and well being? Do you have the time, energy and enthusiasm to help ensure that this dynamic local charity continues to thrive?

We are at point of growth and transition as we develop capacity to expand our work with the community. We are seeking experienced and highly motivated individuals with the skills and commitment to support the delivery of our mission.

In this recruitment round we are particularly seeking to recruit a new Treasurer, plus trustees with skills and experience in the following areas: PR and marketing, Community Business development, HR and Policy.

Individual role descriptions are available.

However if  you have interest in supporting the charity at Trustee level and have experience in other areas, we would also be interested in hearing from you.

For role descriptions and further information  please Email info@oxfordcityfarm.org.uk

Closing date for current recruitment round: 21st August 2018

Garlic Plaiting at July work party