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.
One Saturday and/or Sunday a month 8 am - 12pm
DBS (criminal records) check
Whirlow Hall Farm Trsut , Whirlow Lane, Sheffield S11 9QF
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