Job & volunteer vacancies

Support Officer

FCN is pleased to be working alongside and providing back office support to Forage Aid which supports UK farmers who face a clear and present risk of the livestock suffering due to the occurrence of extreme weather and other unforeseen events.

We are recruiting a Support Officer to play a pivotal role in supporting the work.

The role will:

• Support the work of FCN and Forage Aid

• Co-ordinate Forage Aid’s emergency response activity as and when called upon

• Ensure that databases are kept up to date and that there is ongoing dialogue with suppliers

• Support FCN’s and Forage Aid’s admin, finance, events and communications functions.

Deadline for applications: 22 January 2021

Please email expressions of interest and applications (CV and covering letter) to

Volunteer vacancies

Group Co-ordinator
(Essex / Monmouthshire / Staffordshire)

Co-ordinators oversee the running and activity of the FCN groups at county level.  They are the primary link into the national FCN Network, as part of the team of Coordinators, along with the staff at the FCN office.  The FCN office and the Regional Directors are there to support Coordinators and volunteers in their work.  The Coordinators are responsible for ensuring that FCN volunteers are ready and equipped to respond to any call for help.

If you have an understanding of the farming industry, a genuine interest in the wellbeing of those who work in it and seek a rewarding voluntary role, we would like to hear from you. For more information, please contact the FCN head office on 01788 510866 or email

Volunteers are asked to commit a minimum of eight hours per month to FCN. All volunteer roles are unpaid but any expenses accrued as part of your role will be reimbursed.

FCN is founded on Christian values. You do not have to be a committed Christian to become a volunteer, but you will have sympathy with the Christian faith and work to forward the values and ethos of the organisation.

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