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Grown in Dagenham Education and Volunteer Outreach Worker

Got lots of experience of teaching kids about food growing and cooking?


Want to help get more Barking and Dagenham residents involved in food growing?  

Read on!

We're looking for a well-organised and pro-active person to deliver a food-growing programme for children from local schools as part of our Big Lottery-funded Grown in Dagenham project based at Growing Communities’ Dagenham Farm. You’ll also be recruiting people to the farm’s volunteer programme – helping more local residents benefit from learning how to grow food and work with others.

It’s a fixed-term, two-day-a-week job – starting on Tuesday 4 July 2017.

How to apply

Download the job description, application form and monitoring form here:

New 2017 GID Education Volunteer Outreach Worker Job Description.pdf

Growing Communities Job Application Form.docx

Recruitment Monitoring Form.doc

To apply, please email the completed application form and monitoring form to 

The deadline for applications is 5pm on Friday 19 May 2017.

The interviews for shortlisted candidates will take place on Thursday 1 June. Please ensure that you are available for interview on that date.