Seasonal Kitchen Garden Assistant

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By Ashburnham Place
Volunteers working in the Kitchen Garden
Team: Kitchen Garden
Paid position

Information about this role

 (6 months / 20 hours per week) 

An opportunity has arisen to join a vibrant team and work in a four-acre walled kitchen garden, growing fruit and vegetables using regenerative agricultural practices.

Applicants must have at least one year’s relevant horticultural experience. A passion for gardening and an appreciation for the natural world is a must.

We are looking for an individual who has the knowledge and practical skills to help with the growing and care of our fruit and vegetables and feels confident to take a pro-active approach to growing in the kitchen garden. If you are interested, we think you will need to:

  • Be happy to work on your own and with a team of staff and volunteers.
  • Enjoy working outside in all weather conditions.
  • Be able to follow instructions and take initiative.
  • Work unsupervised.
  • Be physically fit.

Tasks include weeding, watering, raising and caring for plants, harvesting and caring for the growing spaces and occasionally leading other volunteers in their tasks.

If you would like more information, then please email juleskate.bloomfield@ashburnham.org.uk

If you would like to apply, then please send your CV and cover letter to the above address by Friday, 19th April

Interviews are to take place on Friday, 26th April.

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