Job & volunteer vacancies

Job vacancies

Finance and Admin Officer

We are looking to recruit a part-time ๐…๐ข๐ง๐š๐ง๐œ๐ž ๐š๐ง๐ ๐€๐๐ฆ๐ข๐ง ๐Ž๐Ÿ๐Ÿ๐ข๐œ๐ž๐ซ to play a pivotal role in supporting the work of our charity.

This role will be home-based with weekly visits to FCNโ€™s office in West Haddon, Northamptonshire, with occasional meetings at this office and/or Stoneleigh, Warwickshire.

The Farming Community Network (FCN) is a voluntary organisation and charity that supports farmers and farming families through difficult times.

Our aim is to provide pastoral and practical support for all those in need in the agricultural community.

The role will predominantly:

  • Support FCNโ€™s admin, finance and communications functions.
  • Ensure that databases are kept up to date.
  • Support the work and day-to-day operations of FCN.

โœ”๏ธ The successful candidate will be a competent and confident individual. You will be able to work remotely using technologies such as Zoom.

โœ”๏ธ Knowledge of the farming community and farming matters would be desirable but not essential.

โœ”๏ธ You will have a thorough understanding of Microsoft Office as you will be responding to donations and recording information accurately. Using web browsers, you will retrieve reports from JustGiving, CAF, PayPal etc. and ensure that our Advantage Fundraiser and supporter database is up to date.

โœ”๏ธ You will be an excellent team player and empathise with the work and ethos of FCN.

Now is an exciting time to be joining FCN โ€“ we have recently launched our new five-year strategy, โ€˜Fit for a New Farming Futureโ€™ (2020-2025), and we are working with a wide range of stakeholders to create a resilient farming future for the next generation of farmers.

๐Ÿ•’ This is a part-time role โ€“ 20 hours a week (4 hours per day).

๐Ÿ‘‰ ๐…๐จ๐ซ ๐ฆ๐จ๐ซ๐ž ๐๐ž๐ญ๐š๐ข๐ฅ๐ฌ ๐š๐ง๐ ๐ญ๐จ ๐š๐ฉ๐ฉ๐ฅ๐ฒ ๐Ÿ๐จ๐ซ ๐ญ๐ก๐ข๐ฌ ๐ซ๐จ๐ฅ๐ž, ๐ฉ๐ฅ๐ž๐š๐ฌ๐ž ๐ฌ๐ž๐ง๐ ๐š ๐‚๐• ๐š๐ง๐ ๐œ๐จ๐ฏ๐ž๐ซ๐ข๐ง๐  ๐ฅ๐ž๐ญ๐ญ๐ž๐ซ ๐ญ๐จ ๐ก๐ž๐ฅ๐ฉ@๐Ÿ๐œ๐ง.๐จ๐ซ๐ .๐ฎ๐ค

๐Ÿ’ท Salary: ยฃ12,000 – ยฃ15,000 (subject to experience and qualifications)

๐Ÿ“ Contract: one-year fixed term contract (renewable).

๐‚๐ฅ๐จ๐ฌ๐ข๐ง๐  ๐๐š๐ญ๐ž ๐Ÿ๐จ๐ซ ๐š๐ฉ๐ฉ๐ฅ๐ข๐œ๐š๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง๐ฌ: ๐Ÿ’ ๐Ž๐œ๐ญ๐จ๐›๐ž๐ซ ๐Ÿ๐ŸŽ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ

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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