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Roots to Work is a project of Sustain: the alliance for better food and farming.

Volunteer Directors (x2)

Edible Landscapes London
Remote working/Finsbury Park, London

Posted: 2 May 2024

Deadline: 15 Jun 2024

Compensation: Voluntary

Ethnicity Confident scheme Disability Confident scheme

Unpaid Volunteer Remote working


Job description

Opportunity to come on board as a Director 

We are expanding and increasing our outreach, we are opening our board to include two new volunteer Directors with a passion for gardening or background in Permaculture, finance, law, fundraising or social media starting June 2024. 

Expectations for committee members

The role is not remunerated and will take approximately ½ a day per month.

We hold four committee meetings (including the AGM) per year, with committee members expected to attend a minimum of 50% of them with the aim to attend most meetings. All meetings are held locally in our garden in Finsbury Park or on Zoom remotely. We encourage committee members to lead 4 Sunday sessions a year and support with the running of the project or take on a larger administrative role.

Areas of project support for committee members are:

1) Financial; 2) Fundraising; 3) Legal; 4) Safeguarding; 5) Education and Outreach; 6) Infrastructure; 7) H&S First Aid 8) Gardening; 9) Rewilding; 10) Website, Social Media and Comms; 11) Quarterly Meetings; 12) Sunday Site leading; 13) Forest Explorers

The committee members are responsible for advancing the charity’s aims within those areas, supporting the Project Coordinator and Forest Garden Manager and reporting progress in their area to the full committee at meetings.

Application information

For further details please email

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About Edible Landscapes London

Edible Landscapes London (ELL) is a not-for-profit community education project located within Haringey’s Finsbury Park. We specialise in Forest Gardening – a low maintenance food growing design system that mimics natural ecosystems using a variety of perennial plants and trees and is beneficial to humans and wildlife. We pioneered the first accredited course in Forest Gardening and have since trained hundreds of students in plant propagation, permaculture and other related subjects.

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