Intern Opportunity

We are looking to grow, and that means growing our team. Please circulate to anyone you think might be interested…

Dean Forest Food Hub are looking for someone in the Cinderford/Mitchelldean area to become the heart of our local food project in this part of Forest. This is an intern position, with the view of the right person becoming a full member within our workers cooperative.

Dean Forest Food Hub is a social enterprise working to create a vibrant local food culture in the Forest of Dean. We aim to make local food affordable and accessible by providing an easy way for local producers to get their produce onto local plates. As a worker’s cooperative the Food Hub is run by it’s workers. As a full member you will have an equal say in all decisions

What We Ask From You
-> You are passionate about local food!
-> You feel confident that you can encourage lots of people that live near you to sign up to order affordable local produce weekly by internet or phone.
-> You have a full driving licence and your own transport, so you can deliver boxes every week.
-> You can deliver boxes every Friday afternoon. Other commitments are flexible.

What We Can Offer
-> Incremental remuneration during the internship period:
Stage One: Travel Expenses (up to £15) and a £10 food hub voucher each week
Stage Two: Above plus £1.50 per order you generate.
Stage Three: Invitation to join the our Workers Cooperative, you will be equal to all other members and take part in all decisions.
-> A fun and fully integrated environment contributing to creating real social change in our community.
-> Flexible and autonomous work hours that can work around your other commitments.

Please Note: Even as a full member/owner of the co-op you will likely not be remunerated for more than 1.5 days of work per week, alongside other members. Please do not apply if this will not be appropriate for you.

To apply please email us at with:
-> Your name and contact details
-> No more than 250 word answer to the following question: What does local food mean to you?

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