National Federation of Young Farmers' Clubs

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The National Federation of Young Farmers’ Clubs (NFYFC) is one of the largest rural youth organisations in the UK. It heads a nationwide body of 598 Young Farmers’ Clubs (YFCs) throughout England and Wales.

Led by young people, for young people, YFCs provide 22,000 members aged 10 to 26 with a unique opportunity to develop skills, work with their local community, travel abroad, take part in a varied competitions programme and enjoy a dynamic social life.


National Lead Safeguarding Officer

The National Federation of Young Farmers’ Clubs (NFYFC) is seeking an experienced and enthusiastic National Lead Safeguarding Officer, working 22.5 hours per week.

This post is the designated safeguarding lead for the NFYFC – a membership organisation – primary for this role are the responsibilities of managing the safeguarding policy and its procedures. This includes managing investigations arising from concerns reported and managing procedures to protect young people, including children, and the volunteers supporting them.

The role includes working to embed the safeguarding policy in the YFC community by supporting club, county and regional safeguarding officers (often volunteers) to ensure they know the safeguarding processes as well as the boundaries for volunteers that are working with young people and are in a position of responsibility and/or position of trust. This post is the lead role in maintaining and reviewing the implementation plan for safeguarding and for protecting young people and volunteers.

A full job description can be found here.

If you wish to apply please fill in the application form here.


Development & Training Officer (x2) Field based

The National Federation of Young Farmers’ Clubs (NFYFC) is seeking individuals to play a lead role in supporting and developing YFC county federations. We have an exciting opportunity for 2x Development and Training Officers with a focus on skills/training, charity governance (including safeguarding) and to undertake policy development on the basis of internal and/or external needs (for example inclusion, e-safety, volunteers policies etc).

The Development and Training Officers are new roles considered essential to communicate and deliver our front-line guidance and support to the YFC workforce, comprising of volunteers and salaried officers of the YFC county federations in England and Wales.

These are dynamic roles giving Development and Training Officers insight into the operational processes of a national organisation working for and with young people. The Development and Training Officers will collaborate with the YFC county federation workforce and NFYFC HQ staff team on various topics and programmes, especially charity governance (including safeguarding) and identifying training and skills needs followed by the designing of training tools to meet those needs.

A full job description can be found here.

If you wish to apply please fill in the application form here.

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