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Forest Farm Peace Garden

Posted: 16/11/2020

Deadline: 31/12/2020

Compensation: Voluntary

Unpaid Volunteer

Job description

We are recruiting a Treasurer to join our Board of Trustees.

Forest Farm Peace Garden is a successful ecotherapy project, promoting health and wellbeing and supporting people with mental health needs through the benefits of nature and gardening.

Whether you are an experienced trustee or considering a new role we would love to hear from you. We are seeking someone who has an enthusiasm for our group and some experience in finance. The person will have an understanding of budgets and of management and statutory accounts. A knowledge of charity specific financial matters or the ability and willingness to learn about these.

As a trustee we offer:

  • A worthwhile and rewarding experience
  • Induction and training as appropriate
  • The ability to influence the direction and future of Forest Farm Peace Garden
  • The chance to help improve the mental health of the people in the area

The expected commitment is to attend all or most of the Board meetings which are held approximately every six weeks on a Monday at 5pm in Ilford / online. The meeting venue is easily accessible via public transport. The Treasurer will also be a member of the Finance sub group.

We recognise that our volunteers need to reflect better the communities in which we live and work. We encourage applications from all sections of the community. We're committed to creating an organisation that recognises and truly values individual differences and identities.

Application information

Please see the role description on our website and complete the short Trustee Application Form here:

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About Forest Farm Peace Garden

We provide an ecotherapy programme for adults with mental health support needs at our 2-acre allotment site in Hainault, East London, focusing on growing organic vegetables, fruit and herbs as well as wildlife activities and education workshops.