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Youth Worker

St Werburghs City Farm

Posted: 23 Apr 2024

Deadline: 6 Jun 2024

Compensation: £13.50 per hour

Living Wage employer Ethnicity Confident scheme Disability Confident scheme

Paid Part-time Fixed term / contract


Job description

We’re looking for two motivated people who want to be part of a team that makes a real and lasting difference in young people’s lives. We are looking for youth workers to help us to deliver the following: 

  • Tribe Overnight Camps:  Tuesday 28th – Wednesday 29th May Monday 12th – Thursday 15th August
  • Summer Camp: Monday 29th July – Thursday 1st August
  • Summer Cooking and Forest Sessions Monday 5th August – Wednesday 7th August
  • Forest School (Term 6): Thursday 6th June – Thursday 11th July

We are looking for people who can do all three of these sessions but will consider applications from people who can cover the summer camps or the forest school sessions. Rolling recruitment from: 22/04/24 We will close the application when we have found the right candidates.

  • Contract type: Zero hours contract (with potential for a fixed contract later in the year)
  • Salary: £13.50 per hour (plus a payment for overnight)
  • Location: At St Werburghs City Farm  
  • Probationary period: 3 weeks 
  • References: All appointments will be confirmed only upon receipt of satisfactory references. 

Application information

Rolling recruitment from: 22/04/24. We will close the application when we have found the right candidates.

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About St Werburghs City Farm

St Werburghs City Farm connects people through land, nature, and food. Each year, we engage 60,000 people in spaces and services that build resilience, reduce isolation, and strengthen community. Our activities include accredited gardening placements for adults with learning disabilities, animal husbandry courses for inner-city children, woodland mindfulness for adults experiencing poor mental health, and conservation courses for people looking to develop new skills and connections.

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