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Hackney Patchwork Farm Kickstart Trainee

This is 6-month fixed-term position

Interested in good food and spending time in Hackney’s beautiful parks this summer?

If you’re 16-24 years old and currently claiming Universal Credit then we want to hear from you! We’re hiring a paid Kickstart trainee on our organic food-growing sites in Clissold and Springfield Parks in Hackney. We’re looking for somebody who wants to learn more about how to grow food, and contribute to the wider sustainable food future. All applications need to come through the JobCentre, so ask your Work Coach to refer you – we’d love to meet you! Deadline for applications is 26 April. See more info in job description below

Hackney Growing Kickstart placement JD and person spec.docx


Other ways to get involved with GC

We are currently closed for volunteering in Dagenham. If you'd like to join the waiting list for volunteering in Hackney, please email us.

Many of the veg schemes in the Better Food Traders welcome volunteers. Check the Better Food Traders website for details.



Growing Communities, The Old Fire Station, 61 Leswin Road, London N16 7NX

Better Food Shed, 47 Thames Road, Barking, London, IG11 0HQ