Trustee Vacancy

We have a vacancy for a Trustee on our Board!

Our Board consists of 5 Trustees, all with specific roles:

  • The Chair

  • Vice-Chair who also leads on Animal Welfare

  • Treasurer

  • Secretary who also leads on Land Management

  • People lead 


We are looking for a  6th Trustee to join our Board to assist in the oversight of our City Farm project and we are looking for someone with experience and energy to take on the role of fundraising for the charity. Fundraising will be sought through grant applications, the general public and through relationships with stakeholders.

This is an exciting opportunity to be involved in a new project from the early stages and to have a real input into how the City Farm develops. You need to be able to attend regular board meetings in Exeter and to devote some time to the charity outside of the meetings.


We want to create the best City Farm in the country and we want you to join us!!


This is a great opportunity to develop your skills, meet new people and to be involved in an inspiring and creative community project.

What are we looking for?

  • Commitment and enthusiasm to the work of Exeter City Farm

  • An understanding of the role of a trustee within a charity

  • Ability to work effectively within a team and build good relationships within the charity and with our stakeholders

  • Ability to think strategically and evaluate management information

  • Willingness to share their opinions and offer advise in the running of the charity

  • Ability to listen and weigh up decisions based on a balanced discussion

  • Knowledge of fundraising 


The Trustee Board meet on the 3rd Tuesday of every month in Exeter, between 7pm and 9pm.

Trustees will need a DBS check prior to being accepted for the role. The charity will meet the cost of this.

Reasonable expenses will be reimbursed.

Further Information:

Please download the following information for further details:

If you would like to have an informal chat about the role, please contact Ben Spalding (Chair of Trustees) or phone 07971 247661.

Thank you!