A Handyperson on a farm


Locatie

Middenweg Bovenkerkerpolder 6, 1188 WS Amstelveen, Nederland


Vacaturenummer: 1549703

In het kort

On the farm De Meent, we put social and ecological values first. This welcoming place outside the city offers space to socially excluded people to develop and empower themselves.

taakomschrijving

Our aim is to produce local and sustainable food for the people who need it the most. The products that we'll grow on the farm will go to social projects, such as homeless shelters. To achieve this, we will keep domestic animals (such as chickens and pigs), build pens and manage the land. We're looking for a handyperson with experience in the field.

Wat voor kennis of vaardigheden zijn nodig?

Interest and experience in woodworking and carpentry.

Interest in farming, gardening or keeping livestock is desirable.

Wat voor scholing krijg je aangeboden?

It is possible to follow a Safety, Health and Environment Checklist training. In addition, in the course of 2021 workshops and excursions on relevant themes, such as poultry farming will be provided.

Wat krijg je er voor terug?

A space to learn and develop. Being outdoors together with animals. You’re going to work on a unique farm, team, on the outskirts of Amsterdam. You will gain experience and various opportunities for personal growth. Self-development is facilitated and entrepreneurship stimulated. Travel expenses and lunch will be provided by De Meent. You will also be able to savour food from your own land.

Wat is de meerwaarde van dit vrijwilligerswerk?

It is possible to achieve a Safety, Health and Environment Checklist Certificate. In addition, in the course of 2021 workshops and excursions on relevant themes, such as poultry farming will be provided.

Werktijden

A half-day per week (or more if you want), on Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday from 8:30 - 9:00 a.m. till 1.-2.30 p.m (or later if you want).

Hoe kom je in aanmerking?

Interest and experience in woodworking will come in handy.