With 160 acres of farm and woodland along with lots of buildings and of course our beautiful animals to care for, the Amelia Trust Farm requires a lot of help to ensure that we run smoothly. This support in turn enables us to carry out the important work we do with our services users and offer activities to the public on weekends and during school holidays.
As such, our volunteer opportunities are diverse ranging from assisting with animal care, carrying out site maintenance, looking after our grounds, gardening, helping us with fundraising, lending a hand in the Café or our new Shop and helping out with marketing, events and administration.
Because of the nature of the work we do with vulnerable young people we ask that volunteers are 21+ yrs for term time volunteering and during weekend and school holidays the age is lower at 16+ yrs for animal/cafe volunteering only.
If you would like to apply to become a volunteer at the Farm please download and complete our short application form telling us the role you’d like to apply for, and we’ll be in touch with you soon. Please send completed forms to [email protected].
Successful applicants will be required to complete a Disclosure and Barring Check. Volunteers are asked to contribute £10 towards the administration cost of the check.
Do you LOVE animals? We need enthusiastic people to help us look after all of our fantastic animals to keep them in tip top condition.
You would be responsible for:
Download the Animal Care Volunteer Role Profile
Do you have green fingers? Are you magic with a mower? We need help keeping our grounds looking neat and tidy including our amphitheatre, children's play area, memorial garden and labyrinth.
Download the Grounds Maintenance Volunteer Role Profile
Do you have great communication skills? Can you work a spread sheet? Are you a whiz with social media? Or perhaps you're a creative thinker? Enjoy helping run events? We need help in our office with Marketing and Administration
Download the Marketing and Administration Volunteer Role Profile
Are you handy with a paint brush? Do you enjoy DIY? With lots of buildings to maintain we are always on the look out for people to help with the upkeep of the Farm.
Download the General Maintenance Volunteer Role Profile
Do you like meeting new people? Are you good at talking to people? We need help welcoming visitors to the farm and encouraging people to donate to our cause.
Download the Meet & Greet Profile
Do you like meeting new people? Do you have fundraising ideas? We need help with our fundraising events and activities to help us raise much needed funds to help us to continue to support vulnerable young people.
Download the Fundraising Volunteer Profile
Do you have some spare time to help support our young people? Do you enjoy helping people? We are looking for people to help us deliver alternative education to young people on placement at the Farm.
Download the Education Volunteer Profile
Do you like meeting people? Can you make a mean cup of tea? We need volunteers to help us with the efficient running of the Cafe.
Download the Cafe Volunteer Profile
Do you like interacting with customers? Working in a small retail environment? Enjoy making sales and handling stock? No retail experience necessary but helpful. We need volunteers to help us run our Farm shop enterprise, both Farm Shop General Volunteers and Farm Shop Manager Volunteers.
You would be responsible:
Download the Fram Shop General Volunteer Profile
Download the Farm Shop Manager Volunteer Profile