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Whirlow Hall Farm Trust

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We expand horizons for young people so that they can make the most of their potential.

Farm Assistant Volunteer 2018/19

This opportunity takes place between 22 Sep 2018 and 26 Apr 2019.

Are you a would-be farmer or someone with farming experience? We are looking for help on the farm on Saturdays and/or Sundays between 8am and 12pm. Tasks include animal care: feeding, watering, mucking out, sweeping, bedding down and/or horticultural: weeding, harvesting, watering; and other farm duties. You will assist the Farm Team but must be able to work independently or in a small team. You will learn basic animal care skills

What skills do I need?

You must be able to work independently or as part of a team. Be good with animals and people and be prepared to get dirty! Excellent communication skills and an ability to follow instructions.

What will I gain?

Help a local educational charity. Learn animal care skills. An opportunity to volunteer at a real working farm.

Training and support

Full induction and training given on the job. You will have a named member of the farm team on-site whilst you are volunteering - although they may not always be working directly with you.

Time commitment

One Saturday and/or Sunday a month 8 am - 12pm

Food

No

Travel

Yes

Childcare

No

DBS (criminal records) check

No

Location

Whirlow Hall Farm Trsut , Whirlow Lane, Sheffield S11 9QF

Travel information

Bus along Ecclesall Road to Croft Lane and a 10 minute walk to the farm. Please check https://www.travelsouthyorkshire.com/journeyplanning/ for latest bus numbers and times
  • CausesFarms and animals
  • FrequencyEvery month
  • WhenSaturday morning, Sunday morning
  • Skills and InterestsHands-on tasks, Outdoors

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