Come Join our Team!

workdaySims Hill is hiring for 2 exciting new positions!

Education Worker
Sims Hill Shared Harvest is seeking an Education Worker to work approximately one day per week at the Feed Bristol site. You will be responsible for working with schools so as to invite children from disadvantaged areas of the city to visit the farm for a series of days and to lead activities that will encourage an appreciation of nature in relation to food and food growing. This will include a simple outdoor meal.

This role will suit someone who

  • has experience of working with children in a natural environment
  • can design, plan and deliver a variety of such days
  • can create and manage relationships with schools
  • is aware of, and able to deal professionally with, relevant health and safety issues
  • has an interest in food and food growing as a means to education

You will be accountable, on a day to day basis, to the Farm Manager and also report to the Chair of Directors.

You will be paid at the rate of £12 per hour for an 8 hour day for a maximum 40 weeks per year (self-employed) or may be employed at an equivalent rate.

Applications on no more than two sides of A4, stating why this role interests you and why you think you are suited to it, may be sent to the secretary, Kristin Sponsler, by August 17th 2016 using the email kristinsponsler@gmail.com ).

Community Worker
Sims Hill Shared Harvest is seeking a Community worker to work one day per week (Thursdays) at the Feed Bristol site. You will be responsible for working with referral agencies to invite vulnerable people to join a ‘community of health and well-being’ that gathers at the farm on Thursdays and offers work experience, a meal together and the opportunity to order free or subsidised food. You will manage this gathering, oversee the cooking of a meal and the distribution and ordering of food  through Real Economy Co-operative.

This role will suit someone who

  • relates well to people who are in difficult circumstances
  • has an interest in food and food growing as a means to social cohesion
  • recognises the importance of community life to our health and well-being

You will be responsible, on a day to day basis, to the Farm Manager and also report to the Chair of Directors.

You will be paid at the rate of £12 per hour for an 8 hour day for 50 weeks per year (self-employed) or employed at an equivalent rate.

Applications on no more than two sides of A4, stating why this role interests you and why you think you are suited to it, may be sent to the secretary, Kristin Sponsler, by August 17th 2016 using the email kristinsponsler@gmail.com

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