We offer a wide range of volunteering opportunities across the farm to meet the needs of our diverse community. People choose to volunteer with Windmill Hill City Farm for many reasons, some of these are to:
Volunteers can get involved in different areas of farm life that include:
Volunteering that is suitable for anyone with mild mental health issues or concerns wanting to learn and share gardening skills and improve their wellbeing through time spent in green space. Sessions take place mornings and afternoons during the week and are facilitated by a member of staff from the Gardening team.
Volunteering that is suitable for anyone with mild to moderate mental ill health or mild learning difficulties wanting to improve their mental health through farm activities and connecting with others. Sessions take place mornings and afternoons during the week and are facilitated by a member of staff from the Health and Social Care team.
Suitable for adults with learning difficulties, our Supported Farm Placements are available in either horticulture or animal care. Placements can be arranged through individual personal payments, referrals through Bristol City Council’s Support Planning team or through South Gloucestershire Council.
Suitable for anyone able to work independently on a variety of gardening tasks. Sessions take place on Tuesday afternoons 1.30pm – 4.00pm and are supervised by Jodie, our Gardens Manager.More info
We invite local organisations to participate in corporate volunteering sessions at the farm. These usually run on Fridays between March and October for groups of up to 15 volunteers.More info
People also volunteer to support and gain experience in outdoor learning and family work, supporting adults in farm sessions, and supporting our employment support service drop-in. This page shows our current vacancies.More info