National Federation of Young Farmers' Clubs

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The National Federation of Young Farmers’ Clubs (NFYFC) is one of the largest rural youth organisations in the UK. It heads a nationwide body of 624 Young Farmers’ Clubs (YFCs) throughout England and Wales.

Led by young people, for young people, YFCs provide 25,000 members aged 10 to 26 with a unique opportunity to develop skills, work with their local community, travel abroad, take part in a varied competitions programme and enjoy a dynamic social life.


Development Manager - Brecknock Federation of Young Farmers Clubs

Hours - 37 hours a week

Salary - £26000 per annum

Duration - 2 year fixed term contract

The Brecknock County Federation of Young Farmers' Clubs is seeking an experienced and dynamic individual
to serve as its Development Manager.

Comprising 13 clubs, the Brecknock County Federation of Young Farmers’ Clubs has 500 members aged 10 to 26 years. 
Forming part of the National Federation of Young Farmers' Clubs, one of the largest rural youth organisations in the UK, it is democratic youth organisation with a focus on agriculture and rural topics. It provides opportunities for the personal development of its members through training programmes, competitions, skills acquisition and overseas travel as well as combating social isolation through a dynamic programme of social events.

Being self motivated and having experience in developing and empowering young people, the successful applicant will work closely with the federation's members to map out and implement the future strategy for the organisation
The job description, person specification, and application details for the post can be found here

County Field Officer - Surrey Federation of Young Farmers Clubs

14 hours a week, term time only – competitive salary

Do you have an interest in and experience of supporting young people? Do you have excellent interpersonal, organisational and planning skills? Have you a proven track record of development and/or offering volunteer support?  Then the role of County Field Officer with Surrey Federation of Young Farmers Clubs could be for you.

Surrey Federation of Young Farmers Clubs is a membership organisation with approximately 120 members aged 10 to 26 years old. We are seeking an exceptional individual to join our small, effective, hard working, team. Together we have the unique opportunity to support young people on their personal development journey, encourage their community involvement and extend their opportunities to explore rural and countryside issues.

The job involves:
•    Supporting clubs to attract new volunteers, developing programmes ideas and providing appropriate training opportunities
•    Recruiting new members through promotion at Shows, colleges / schools and social media
•    Helping  retain members and assist with the transition of older members to Senior clubs
•    Pro-actively deal with changing priorities at clubs to ensure clubs stay active and where possible to increase the number of clubs in Surrey
•    Assist at Surrey Young Farmers shows, which occur  2 – 3 times a year, promoting the work of Surrey Young Farmers
You must have experience of working with volunteers and with young people and have a willingness to work flexibly with changing priorities.

The role is for 14 hours a week, term time only – 39 weeks on a 2 year fixed contract (holidays should be taken out of term time and holiday entitlement will be included in the salary). Hours of work include 2 evening sessions per week attending club evenings and county meetings and two short office based days (can be flexible for the right candidate). SYF weekend events will be paid as overtime. As a youth organisation, all personnel must be undertake an enhanced level DBS Check.  The office is based at Something Special, Betchworth, where there is free parking.

Full or Part Time: Part time
Salary: Competitive
End Date - close of application: Monday 9 January 2017

To apply please send your CV with a covering letter outlining how you meet the job profile to Luke Smith at by Noon on Monday 9th January 2017. For queries about this position please phone Luke Smith, County Chairman, Surrey Young Farmers on 07976 044610.

Full job description can be found here.

Administrative Assistant - Montgomery FYFC

Location: Montgomeryshire

Salary: £15,000 - £15,800 per annum pro rata

Contract Hours: Part Time - 21 hours per week

Do you possess excellent organisational and communication skills? Are you an effective, enthusiastic and supportive team player? Are you competent with various IT packages i.e: Word, Excel and Sage, together with a good working knowledge of social media used by YFC members?

MontgomeryYFC are seeking a bilingual individual to support and work closely with the County Development Officer and members to deliver the extensive YFC programme and assist in developing the highly successful YFC movement throughout the County. The ability to speak Welsh is essential.

Job description and person specification is available here (also available in Welsh).

Please apply in writing enclosing your CV and Personal Statement to: Board of Management Chairman, Montgomery YFC Office, Old College, Station Road, Newtown, Powys, SY16 1BE.

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