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May 27, 2017

WWOOF UK has Regional Host  Contacts?

The hosts amongst you are hopefully aware that for some time now we have had Regional Host Contacts (RHCs); a network of experienced, knowledgeable WWOOF members around the country who are available to support hosts to engage positively with WWOOFers and provide a good quality experience.

Their role includes:

  • welcoming new hosts
  • ringing or emailing around established hosts at the end of the season to check in with them
  • organising a get together for local hosts and WWOOFers once a year
  • providing advice and guidance to local hosts as and when required

An RHC should be able to answer day-to-day queries about hosting – or direct you to someone else who can help.

Hosts can find out which RHC they are assigned to by checking their own host profile – or clicking the Find my RHC link in their My tools menu when they log in at wwoof.org.uk

If you would like to connect more with hosts in your area, becoming an RHC might fit the bill! Anyone over the age of 18, who has some experience of hosting or WWOOFing in the UK, likes meeting new people, is happy using the phone and emails as key methods of communication and doesn’t mind keeping basic records, is welcome to apply. The ability and time to visit hosts would also be helpful – but is not essential. We are particularly looking for someone on the Oxford/Bucks area… if this might be you please contact info@wwoof.org.uk.

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