Roots to Work

Connecting people with jobs, training and opportunities in the sustainable food sector

Current vacancies

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  • Core Landscapes is hiring an experienced Horticultural Trainer to deliver weekly Thursday sessions from Sept - Nov for people with lived experience of mental health issues. 2.5hrs per week, Thursdays 1.00pm – 3.30pm, (actual class length- 1.5hrs) for 9 weeks over a 10 week period, £50 per session / £20 per hour (to incl prep time). For more info please contact Nemone Mercer. No deadline - apply ASAP!

  • Stepney City Farm is hiring a Cafe Team Leader and Chef to head up the farm's café and shop, preparing food, planning menus using seasonal and local produce, and managing the other staff and volunteers. £22,000 p.a. for 40 hours/week. No deadline - apply ASAP.

  • Walworth Garden is hiring a Trainee/Gardener/Driver to join their team of gardeners. Full time for £9.15/hour (London Living Wage). No deadline - apply ASAP.

  • Hodmedod's are looking for friendly faces to work on their Borough market stall throughout September. Paid at London Living Wage. To apply please forward a CV and short note about why you're interested and your availability in September to No deadline - apply ASAP.

  • Granville Community Kitchen is hiring a Community Food Grower to run weekly gardens sessions twice a week. £15/hour for Wednesdays and Fridays, 11am-3pm (8 hours total). Deadline 22 September.
  • Cultivate London is hiring a General Manager to help run the organisation. £30,000 pro rata for 3 days/week. No deadline  - apply ASAP.
  • Forest Farm Peace Garden is hiring a Project Manager to oversee and lead the development and day to day running of FFPG. £24,500 pro rata for 4 days/week (possibility of added hours). Deadline 25 September.
  • Food Ethics Council is hiring a Communications Officer to join a small but dynamic team in an organisation that has been at the forefront of thinking on ethical concerns in food and farming since 1998. £25,000 - £27,000 pro rata for 18.75 hours per week (0.5 FTE). Deadline 26 September.
  • Trees for Cities is hiring a Grants Fundraiser to raise essential funds to plant urban woodlands and neighbourhood trees in parks, schools, streets and estates across London. £22,000-£25,000 p.a. Deadline 27 September.
  • The Rushey Green Time Bank is hiring a Project Assistant for The Wild Cat Wilderness to help coordinate a programme of activities and to engage residents in the Wild Cat Wilderness in conjunction with working parties of local people. Two half days per week (8 hours total) for £7,114 p.a. Deadline 4 October.

  • Food Ethics Council is hiring a Project Lead to set up and manage a new animal welfare metrics project. Estimated 100 days over a 12-month period, at  £34,000-£37,000 pro rata. Deadline 5 October.
  • Farms Not Factories are hiring a Campaigns & Outreach Manager to work alongside the small team running Farms Not Factories. Full time for £22,000 - £24,000 pa depending on experience. Deadline 16 October.
  • The Slow Bread Company is hiring a full time baker for their bakery in Hammersmith. Read more about their work and send CV and covering letter to No deadline - apply ASAP!
  • The Centre for Better Health is hiring a full time baker for their bakery in Haggerston. Full time for £17,745 p.a. (London Living Wage) No deadline - apply ASAP!
  • Global Generation is hiring Sessional Community and Education Gardeners to ensure the smooth​ running of gardening sessions and workshops through managing and leading groups of various ages in practical gardening, craft and nature related activities. £10/hour. No deadline - apply ASAP!

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