join our team

Are you interested in joining our team? If so, we’d love to hear from you.
You can view and apply for our current vacancies below. 


FARM SHOP VOLUNTEER - Volunteering Roles

This is a very exciting time to be joining our team. We are currently undertaking some
capital works and, as a result of these works, we have a new, improved and larger
entrance, reception and retail area.Ouseburn Farm Shop Volunteers will assist customers with their retail purchases, ensure that all shelves and point of sale display areas are fully stocked and replenished as required as well as processing cash and card transactions. You may also be required to work alongside our other Front of House Team providing Meet and Greet services as required.

If you enjoy working as part of a small, friendly and dedicated team and are
passionate about delivering excellent customer service we would love to hear from

For more information download the role description here.

To apply, email our Volunteer Co-ordinator Stewart at


support buddy - Volunteering Roles

Aside from being a popular visitor attraction, Ouseburn Farm Charity provides training and education for adults with learning difficulties and disabilities. We're looking for volunteers to join us in a support role to work alongside our trainees, helping them to take part in activities and accomplish their routine tasks.

Our trainees work in various areas of the farm, including livestock, horticulture, catering and cooking, arts and crafts, photography and creative arts. Volunteers are required to work directly with trainees to assist in promoting skills development, lift their spirits and encourage independence by ensuring the process is enriching. 

If you have time to give and would like to support others in a diverse and unique setting please get in touch today.

For more information download the role description here.

To apply, email our Volunteer Co-ordinator Stewart at

Volunteer with us

We are always looking for new volunteers to join us here at the farm. Specific areas we need more volunteers for are:

- Horticulture

- Cafe

- Kitchen

- Carpentry

However, if you've got a particular set of skills that we could benefit from here at the farm, please do give us a shout. Without the help of committed volunteers, we could not continue this work. Many of our volunteers have great skills that are incredibly useful to the farm, and this could be an opportunity for you!

No matter how much or how little of your time you can give, we would like to hear from you.

Make an appointment with a member of our staff by giving us a call on 0191 232 3698 or by getting in touch online.

Please note, there is an application process for all volunteers including contacting referees prior to your first volunteering shift. 


Ouseburn Farm, Ouseburn Road,

Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 2PA.

Head Office Address

Tyne Housing Association,

St Silas Church, Clifford Street,

Byker, NE6 1PG

Registered with the Charity Commission No. 1142593

A Limited Company Registered in England No. 7673069

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