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Surrey Docks Farm

Surrey Docks Farm is a working city farm that aims to educate people about where their food comes from and to enable people to become actively involved in all aspects of farming.

Application deadline: 

Surrey Docks Farm is a lively working farm on the river Thames. We are looking for volunteers to support the delivery of our weekend youth clubs. This is a great opportunity for those considering careers in teaching, youth work or environmental education. Join our team and find a bit of countryside right in the centre of the city!

Role Aim: 

To enhance opportunities for 8-14 year olds taking part in our outdoor education clubs on weekends.

Duties: 

Assisting with activities such as: animal care, gardening, crafts, cooking, conservation

Supervising children aged 8-14. Setting up and cleaning away once the activity is finished.

Skills needed: 

Youth Club Support Volunteers should:

- have an interest in working with young people

- be prepared to get stuck in with all activities

- be interested in animals and the environment

- be creative

- be able to use their initiative

- be prepared to help clear up after the young people have gone

Enthusiasm and willingness is essential, skills and knowledge can be taught!

Training: 

On the job training. Potential to take part in Sign Language and Child Protection training

Location: 
Surrey Docks Farm
Time commitment: 
N/A
Opening times: 
N/A
Once you’ve registered interest in this volunteering role, we’ll send your name and UCL email address to the organisation for their records. You’ll also receive information about the next steps to take if you do wish to take things forward. The organisation has signed up to our code of standards, which includes a commitment to protecting your data. We won’t share your information with anyone unless you’ve given explicit consent to. We’ll also retain your details so we can follow up to see how you’re getting on with your volunteering and offer support if necessary. We take good care of your data – you can see full details here