Horton Community Farm food growing & conservation volunteering

Your chance to make a difference, get outdoors, learn new skills and meet new people.

Please visit our website to complete our online application form.

www.hcf.org.uk/volunteering

Share your knowledge, experience and energy and help preserve this fantastic urban green space for generations to come. Grow local food and help maintain the communities’ connection with nature & wildlife.

Certificates will be issued to confirm your time with us after at least 8 attendances.

Skills

Gain experience of organic growing and site maintenance. Tasks include planting, harvesting, watering, digging, weeding, cutting back, mowing and hedge trimming. We also need help with publicity, supporting others to volunteer, fund-raising, machinery maintenance, site design, forest gardening & permaculture.


Details

  • Accessibility
  • Age restrictions
    Over 16's only.
  • DBS check required
    Attending volunteer sessions does not require a DBS. There may be opportunities to volunteer on sessions provided to groups in which case a DBS may be required.
  • Equal Opportunities Policy
    https://drive.google.com/file/d/1u3IIRdC4jWzjLY8vx6c0qCbvDe35cicJ/view
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Health and Safety Policy
    https://drive.google.com/file/d/1HgBEXqy3ZlcNOWm9dSuGyhJzo27Y5BN8/view
  • Inclusive Volunteering Policy
    https://hcf.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2023/03/HCF-Volunteering-Policy-Mar-2023.pdf
  • Ongoing support
  • Training provided
    Any basic training required will be provided during volunteer sessions.
  • Volunteer induction
    A tour of the site, information about the organisation and a health and safety talk will be provided on your first visit.
  • Volunteer Policy
    https://hcf.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2023/03/HCF-Volunteering-Policy-Mar-2023.pdf
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

Application Process

  • Application Form
  • Trial Period

When can I volunteer?

Start Date: 05/01/2024

End Date: 09/02/2025

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Availability Details

Any... Wednesdays 9:30-3pm Fridays 9:30-3pm


Location

Horton Community Farm
Cecil Avenue Allotments
Bradford
West Yorkshire
BD7 3BW


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