Community Supported Agriculture Trainee 

Community Supported Agriculture Trainee 
Location: Cae Tan CSA, South Wales

Cae Tan Community Supported Agriculture is based on the Gower Peninsula, South Wales. Please look at our website & watch the 9 minute film there as it explains our work in detail: www.caetancsa.org

We are seeking a hard working person to join our team for the 2020 season from 1st April to 31st October. 

What we can offer you:

  • Accommodation near to the field & shared with a European Volunteers
  • £50 per week living expenses
  • As much fresh veg as you can eat
  • Support in your work with us to learn the ropes of how to grow a CSA

The work will involve:

  • Day to day sowing, planting, weeding, harvesting, packing organic / biodynamic produce
  • Working some days on our salad project supplying local businesses
  • Working alongside staff & volunteers
  • Working with our educational officer within our sustainable schools project
  • 4 days per week 9 – 5 with occasional weekend watering
  • The opportunity to learn about machinery use

What we would like from you:

  • Motivation to learn about sustainable growing & community development
  • Willingness to work hard in all weathers
  • Adaptability & willingness to work & get along with a lot of different people

To apply for this position please send your CV to: tom@caetancsa.org

  • Please also answer the following questions:
  • Why do you want this position?
  • What are your long-term goals in sustainable farming?
  • What relevant experiences & aspects of your character will you bring with you?

If you have any questions please call Tom on 07791 696 848.

Closing date: 19th January 2020.

We will invite those selected in January to come for an interview, but if you would like to visit us in the meantime, please get in touch.