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Farm Manager

Loughborough Junction Action Group (LJAG)
Loughborough Junction

Posted: 19 Nov 2021

Deadline: 15 Dec 2021

Compensation: £14,560 per year for 17.5 hours a week

Paid Part-time Flexible hours Fixed term / contract

Job description

Loughborough Farm is recruiting a Farm Manager

12 Months’ Contract

The Loughborough Farm is a successful community food growing project in Loughborough Junction, south London.  The project was started by Loughborough Junction Action Group (LJAG) in August 2013 with the vision to build a patchwork of community growing spaces. The main site on Loughborough Road runs regular volunteering sessions for local people, community events, wellbeing initiatives, workshops, outreach activities and supports other local growing spaces.

Loughborough Farm is looking to recruit a part-time Farm Manager on a 12 months’ contract to lead a programme of activities which supports the Farm’s drive for business growth and financial sustainability.

The Farm Manager will lead on organising wellbeing events, workshops, partnership work and income generating and fundraising initiatives in collaboration with staff and volunteers. They will also work closely with the Farm Co-ordinator on impact reporting, management of the Farm’s finances and to re-invigorate the Farm’s volunteering programme. This is a fantastic opportunity to play a key role in the work of LJAG and to contribute to the wellbeing of people in Loughborough Junction.

We are looking for someone with relevant experience, a self-starter, flexible, collaborative, innovative and with an entrepreneurial eye.  For an information pack and details of how to apply, visit our website. And for more information about our work check out our Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Closing Date for all applications is Wednesday 15 December 2021. Interviews will be held in the week commencing 3 January 2022.

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About Loughborough Junction Action Group (LJAG)

The Loughborough Junction Action Group (LJAG) runs Loughborough Farm, a successful volunteer food growing project in Loughborough Junction in south London, a neighbourhood situated between Brixton, Camberwell and Herne Hill. The Farm was started in August 2013 on a piece of Lambeth-owned land which had lain derelict for 25 year. We grow food communally for our volunteers, our community, and The Platform Cafe, our community cafe. We provide gardening and training opportunities for local people