Would you like to join an existing group of five dedicated individuals who are committed to overseeing the direction of WWOOF UK? Do you want to help more people experience first-hand the meaningful connection to self, land and others that immersion in a low impact way of life brings?
We welcome interest from anyone who believes WWOOFing can help make a better, fairer and greener world. You don’t have to be (or have been) a member but you do need to have energy and commitment to help us grow and make WWOOFing the ‘go to’ organisation for people to experience and learn about sustainable ways of living and growing. Think you can help? To find out more information (with absolutely no commitment to doing anything further) please email us here.
Please note that being a Trustee of WWOOF UK is a voluntary unpaid position.
What does the role of WWOOF Trustee involve?
- coming to a maximum of 3 face-to-face meetings per year, with fellow Trustees and WWOOF staff (these could be anywhere in the UK). Previously there have been two overnight meetings in March and October, and a one-day meeting in July in Birmingham. This pattern of meetings may change in future
- attending monthly online catch-ups with fellow Trustees
- responding regularly and promptly to e-mail and acting on tasks you’ve volunteered to do
- being prepared, according to expertise and interest, to take lead responsibility for guiding and advising on particular aspects of WWOOF UK’s organisation and activity (e.g. finance, IT, publicity, legal etc.)
- keeping up to date with WWOOF UK developments by reading and contributing to documents (usually via email and Google Drive)
- keeping up to date with wider developments (e.g. govt. policy changes, legislation, environmental issues) that impact on WWOOFing and WWOOF UK as an organisation