Learn how to grow food in the city with Growing Communities

Hackney-based social enterprise Growing Communities is recruiting three volunteer Trainee Growers. The traineeship runs from April to the end of September. Two trainees will work one day a week and the third will work one and a half days. In addition there will be monthly evening tutorials. You will work with our Grower, learning all aspects of running our Urban Market Gardens.

We are looking for enthusiastic people who are keen to learn about growing food in a sustainable way, and who enjoy working outdoors and with other people. We particularly welcome applications from sectors of the community at risk of social exclusion.

If you would like to apply, please follow the link below.  Applicants will be shortlisted for interview based on how well they fit the Person Specification, so make sure you read this carefully and respond to it fully in your covering letter. The deadline for applications is 5pm Monday 8th February.  We will let people know by Friday 12th whether we would like them to come to interview and the interviews themselves will be held on Wednesday 24th February.  We will let interviewees know if they have been successful on Thursday 25th February.


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