Urban Farming Volunteer
Calling all individuals who have a passion for plants and would love to grow your own food! We have a new facilitator position that trains you in modern urban farming techniques and outdoor facilitation.
We have a brand new Aquaponics Academy located at Pasir Ris Downtown East and we are searching for the young as well as the young at heart to lead our new 2022 Urban Farming Tours!
Our volunteer programme provides individual with opportunities to learn about the importance of local agricultural production, which is a secondary strategy to ensure a resilient food supply chain for Singapore.
Volunteers will also develop a fundamental understanding of how the aquaponics ecosystem allows both crops and fishes to co-exist together.
Roles and responsibilities for volunteers:
- Nursery and Germination of new crops
- Assist with harvesting of vegetable
- Packing of vegetables for customer orders
- Farm maintenance which include inspection of crop health and disposal of dead crops
- Feeding of fishes and general maintenance of fish tanks, including disposal of dead fishes
Commitment & Responsibilities
- Required to be onsite for approx. 2 to 4 hours anytime between 12pm and 7pm
- Specific timing to report onsite will be informed at least 1 day before the volunteering day
- Please refer to availability of dates for volunteering in the questionnaire below
- Limited to 5 volunteers per day
- Please inform us at least 3 days in advance if you are unable to attend any of the selected dates as we would like to open the slot for others
- Free harvest of the day (subjected to availability of vegetables after harvesting for our customers). We will arrange alternative dates for your free harvest of the day if there is limited harvest on the day of your volunteer work.
- 10% discount off all our merchandise, unless otherwise stated.
- Individuals who volunteers at least 4 times per month for consecutive 3 months will be presented with a certification "Farming Partners of MFAA"
- No monetary payment will be made to individuals who signed up as volunteers for Frux Earth Pte Ltd. Instead, volunteers are entitled to the exclusive benefits stated above.
- By submitting your personal information, you had agreed that Frux Earth Pte Ltd can use your personal information get in touch with you.
- As our farm is located at the rooftop, please take extra care when performing roles and responsibilities as a volunteer. Frux Earth Pte Ltd shall not be held liable for any injuries suffered during the course of work.
Register via the following link