Jobs at Organiclea


Jobs at Organiclea

We’re recruiting for 2 posts!

Horticultural Trainer
Part time: 3 days per week- Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays, with occasional week-ends plus additional unpaid coop responsibilities
Salary: £20,930 pro rata
Based at: Hawkwood Community Plant Nursery and will also work at outreach garden sites across Northeast London
2 year contract subject to a 3 month probation period.

Deadline: Monday 11th March 5pm
Interview date:
Friday 22nd March

Download the job description- Horticultural Trainer.

Organiclea is seeking to recruit a horticultural training practitioner who will be part of a dedicated food production team, based at Hawkwood, our 12 acre market garden. This role will deliver practical horticultural training with a focus on food growing. We are looking for someone with demonstrable horticultural experience (especially food growing) and experience of delivering experiential learning in a range of settings.

This is a practical role requiring a blend of both accredited horticultural and life-long learning training skills. We are looking for someone who is passionate about the empowering role that food growing contributes to community life and resilience and who is able to communicate this to others.

This role is part of a 2 year Horticultural Training Programme, supported by the City Bridge Trust’s Growing Localities fund, which we will launch in March 2013. This programme will increase our capacity and the range of learning and progression routes pathways for marginalised individuals. This programme will work in partnership with other community sector organisations, horticulture employers and over 100 beneficiaries who will be part of this programme. More about the Horticultural Training Programme.

To apply: please send a CV or employment (and volunteering) history and covering letter detailing how you meet the personal specification and why you want this post to ru@organiclea or by post to Ru Litherland, Hawkwood Plant Nursery, 115 Hawkwood Crescent, Chingford, E4 7UH. For more information about this role please contact Ru on 020 8524 4994.

If you do not meet all the skills and experience listed in the personal specification, but still feel that you are the right person for this role, you are still encouraged to apply.

Outreach Gardens Development Worker
Part time: 3 days per week, with occasional week-ends plus additional unpaid coop responsibilities
Salary: £20,930 pro rata
Based at: Hornbeam Environmental Centre, Walthamstow, London E17 4AH & various community gardening project sites in Waltham Forest and Newham
1 year contract subject to a 3 month probation period.

Closing date: Monday 11th March, 5pm
Interview:
Monday 18th March
Start date:
week beginning 15th April or before by mutual agreement

Download the job description- Outreach Gardens Development Worker.

Organiclea is seeking to recruit an Outreach Gardens Development Worker whose role will be to design and deliver a programme of support, training and mentoring to new community food growing projects. This role will: coordinate the creation of new community food growing sites; delivering training and skills development activities targeted at disadvantaged individuals; supporting existing community gardening projects to become sustainable; and building new partnerships within the community sector.

We are looking for someone who is passionate about the empowering role that food growing contributes to community life and resilience, and who is able to communicate this to others. You will join a team of two other outreach gardens workers, based in our Walthamstow office, and work on sites across Northeast London; around two thirds of the time allocated  for this post will be dedicated to supporting food growing projects based in the borough of Newham.

Organiclea’s outreach gardens team exists to bring the benefits of local food growing projects to diverse and marginalised communities across Northeast London. We achieve this through working in partnership with a range of public and community sector organisations; offering a comprehensive service of training, project support and community garden creation. Past and current partners include social housing providers, the mental health sector, schools and children centres, homeless charities and sheltered accommodation providers. More about  our outreach gardening team.

To apply: please send a CV or employment (and volunteering) history and covering letter detailing how you meet the personal specification and why you want this post to anaelle@organiclea or by post to Anaelle Bouabdelli, Hornbeam Centre, 458 Hoe Street, Walthamstow, London E17 9AH. For more information about this post contact Anaelle on 020 8558 6880.

If you do not meet all the skills and experience listed in the personal specification, but still feel that you are the right person for this role, you are still encouraged to apply.

 

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