Volunteering

In growing food, we are growing community

Volunteering is central to the way we do things at Oxford City farm. People come from all walks of life to share their skills and enthusiasm, learn and make connections with others.


Our regular community farming and gardening sessions are open to all– there are plenty of farm activities to suit all abilities. Activities include: planting or harvesting vegetables, weeding and watering and we always stop for tea, cake and a chat half way through! Come and get stuck in and enjoy our space and like minded company.

To maintain safety during for all during the Covid 19 pandemic we are limiting numbers to our community farming sessions and asking particapants to sign up in advance of sessions. Email Sally@oxfordcityfarm.org.uk to book a place.

Enjoy leadership, strategy and helping to deliver a vision?

We have exciting opportunities at trustee level at Oxford City Farm. We are looking to recruit Trustees with experience in Community Business, and Policy development. We are also looking to recruit to a new Co -Chair position. In fulfilling a trustee position you will be using your skills and experience to ensure this successful locally rooted charity continues to thrive. If you would like to discuss your interest in becoming a trustee or receive our a person specification for any of the roles, please email info@oxfordcityfarm.org.uk.

Enjoy our community farming sessions?

We are seeking people who would like to step up and co-lead our community farming sessions. Increasing the pool of people trained and qualified to lead community farming sessions means we can put on these popular events more often. You would receive full training and ongoing support plus the opportunity to gain first aid and food hygiene qualifications. For more information please email info@oxfordcityfarm.org.uk.

Other ways you can help

We are looking to expand capacity in our fundraising group - we are seeking 2-3 individuals with great communication written and oral communicationskills  to help us research and write up engaging fundraising bids as well as develop campaigns to recruit regular donors and build links with local businesses. Expreience of fundraising helpful, but not essential. If you would like to know more email Sally@oxfordcityfarm.org.uk or use our contact form to get in touch.

Website and social media volunteer - we are looking for a volunteer to help us develop our website and improve the quality and quantity of our communications. Again if you are interested in this role pleas contact Sally@oxfordcityfarm.org.uk 

At Oxford City Farm our vision is of empowered communities learning and working together to produce food locally and live healthy, enriched and sustainable lives. 

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Oxford

OX4 3NH

01865 777571

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3 - Freelands Road

16 - Cornwallis Road

ST1 - Townsend Square

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