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Gardening Consultant (voluntary)

Nourish Our World
Remote Work possible. We are London based.

Posted: 08/10/2018

Deadline: 04/11/2018

Compensation: n/a

Volunteer Flexible hours Remote working

Job description

Are you interested in food security and climate change? Do you want to help inspire secondary school students? Then we need you!

We are a new social enterprise, in the the start-up phase, looking for a gardening consultant to help design, execute and manage edible gardens in secondary schools! We seek to educate young people and inspire them to act on and tackle global challenges. We are looking to set up edible gardens in underused spaces in schools and run a series of workshops to engage secondary school students about the relationship between food security and climate change.

Role description

  • Provide advice and insight on the design of an adaptable edible garden

  • Assist with the development of a flexible plan for setting up and managing the garden

  • Assist with designing workshops in an active and dynamic learning setting

Experience (preferred)

  • Practical experience with growing food, preferably with limited resources/in an urban setting

  • Experience of project management in an agricultural or farming environment

  • Experience of working with children and young people

Location: We are based in London. Remote working possible.

Time commitment: Approximately 4 hrs/week

Benefits of volunteering:

  • Contribute to the development of the social enterprise.

  • The opportunity to inspire the next generation to grow food, tackle food security and take action on climate change.

Contact us for more information info@nourishourworld.org.uk

Application information

Please send your CV and email with your statement of interest to info@nourishourworld.org.uk

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About Nourish Our World

We are a new social enterprise, in the start-up phase, working with secondary school students and engaging them in food security and climate change issues through the medium of growing food and a series of interactive workshops.