Places needing Members

Communities vary widely in their capacity to host guests during periods when they are not looking for new members. So don't be surprised if a request to visit is turned down. However, the communities listed below have said that they are currently looking for new members so, generally while that need remains, they will also be the keenest on visitors who have a genuine interest.

HR8 2TD
We're always seeking to encourage interested people in coming and finding out about us, currently we are particularly interested to encourage families or couples for our larger living spaces. We currently have a 4 bed detached house for sale. Please contact the membership secretary on membership@canonfromecourt.org if you may be interested.
ME19 6HH
New Member Needed: We are looking for a new community member to assist in the running of pilsdon at malling, ideally you would enjoy kitchen management and cooking and sharing your skills with others who would appreciate learning from you. We would like you to commit to a 2 year period after a 6 month trial to ensure stability for our guests and yourself, a monthly allowance and clothing/dental/holiday/optical package are included as well as onsite accommodation&all meals and 2 days off per week. If you would like to know more please contact the guardian here Viv Ashworth at pilsdon@pilsdonatmalling.org.uk
SA42 0QJ
We are actively seeking new members at present, to fill our accommodation and help us do all the things necessary in running an eighty-acre farm.
BN8 6BY
Large four-bedroom split-level house with 23 acres shared gardens and community facilities. £625,000 Laughton Lodge community features a district heating system, communally sourced (green) electricity and its own water bore-hole. Exceptionally large community facilities include hall, catering kitchen, music and meeting rooms, playrooms, offices, guest rooms and studios. Resources on-site offer lift-sharing, clubs (horse, pony club, chickens, pigs, allotments) and regular events such as cabaret, Advent Spiral, solstice, art exhibition, summer celebration, and more. Great proximity to Brighton, Lewes and London (1.5hrs on train). The house features a double aspect ground floor kitchen with tiled underfloor heating, opening on to 23 acre communal garden, views to meadowland and woodland; utility room with toilet and basin, space for washing machine and tumble drier. Large and light double aspect first floor sitting and dining room with wood burner, wooden floors, high ceilings and double height hallway. Walk-in shower room with tiled underfloor heating, two double bedrooms (master has double aspect). Second floor converted attic rooms consisting of two double bedrooms, one measuring in excess of 8m in length. Contact Leigh on 07853228684 or leighgreenland|at|gmail.com
DE6 1NS
Interested in joining Earth Heart Housing Coop? There are currently three properties for sale - THE OLD STABLES, THE HAYLOFT and THE MOAT HOUSE ****************************************************************** THE OLD STABLES - £299,950, a 3-bedroom barn conversion in a beautiful courtyard of stone farm buildings. It is well insulated, double glazed, heated by communal wood pellet boiler, fully modernised and beautiful interior, with stunning views across a valley in rural Derbyshire. See more details about the property on Right Move, search with DE6 1NS. Please contact current owners for more details if you are interested - Selina or Simon on 01335 372114 or selina.kerr@phonecoop.coop ***************************************************************** THE HAYLOFT - £250,000, a 2 bedroom first floor barn conversion, located in an old farmyard courtyard. Large open plan living room that is open floor to ridge with a mezzanine at each end. All rooms have stunning views of the Derbyshire countryside. Partly insulated / part exposed stone interior walls, double glazing, log burner, communal pellet boiler heating. Ring Vic on 07802 771957 for further details. ***************************************************************** THE MOAT HOUSE - £350,000 - 4 bedroom farmhouse - see details on Right Move at http://www.rightmove.co.uk/property-for-sale/property-70224395.html *****************************************************************
SP3 5DJ
We are looking for new members committed to community and openness It will be good if you are interested in some of; personal development, meditation, awareness, ecology, yoga, movement/dance, tantra. Enjoying life, love and nature! Please note you do have to pay some rent or via housing benefit.
DT6 6DQ
Be part of an exciting and inspiring project in beautiful surroundings! Monkton Wyld Court is looking for passionate, imaginative and resourceful people to become community members and take on a full-time job in the community in exchange for accommodation, food, a small stipend and community life! Get in touch if you think you may be interested in a role in the kitchen, garden or office. The first step? Contact us for a job description and arrange to come and volunteer.
DT6 5NZ
The Pilsdon Community is seeking new Community Members to join the existing team, based on our 12 acre farm in West Dorset. The Warden and Community Members live and work alongside people recovering from alcohol and drug addiction, as well as those suffering with mental health challenges. Community Members are drawn from a variety of backgrounds and professions; some of the key requirements are a demonstrable sense of calling to this role, strong relational qualities and an ability to work in an emotionally and physically challenging environment. Community Members take responsibility for the over all running, organisation and ethos of Pilsdon. At any one time there maybe up to 7 community members and the current team is made up of people from a wide range of backgrounds and experience, which includes individuals, married couples and families. As well as the day to day jobs of cooking, looking after livestock, leading prayers, washing and cleaning – where members take equal part to others living at Pilsdon – Community Members also look after key areas such as health and safety, the gardens, the vehicles and applications process, to name just a few. A Community Member also acts as a support/link worker to a number of Guests who are designated to them. Underpinning this work is an ethos of ‘living alongside and serving one another’. One important implication of this is that Members all share the same house rules as Guests and Visitors in terms of Pilsdon being a dry house. The selection process for a potential new Member involves residential visits to Pilsdon and an interview. If you would like to explore the possibility of becoming a community member please contact Michael, the Warden. Community Members are required to commit 3-5 years. Families are welcome to apply.
LS7 3JT
Are you interested in living in a Housing Cooperative in Leeds? 301 HOUSING CO-OPERATIVE LTD. has VACANCIES. One bed self contained flat available: One-bedroomed split-level ground floor flat Reasonable rent. Available March 2018. A commitment to taking an active part in running the Co-op. is essential. Experience of some form of co-operative living or working would be advantageous. For application form and details, please email 301secretary@gmail.com or write (including A4 SAE) to the address below. Allocations, 301 Housing Co-operative Ltd., 301 Chapeltown Road, LEEDS LS7 3JT. Closing date for return of applications is 28th February 2018.
MK18 3LZ
Redfield Community will soon be looking for new members. In particular, families, single parent families and single people. we try to maintain a rough gender/age/families/singles balance. There are a variety of ways to visit us: visitor days, open days, maintenance weeks and WWOOF weekends Please contact the membership secretary if you are interested by email info@redfieldcommunity.org.uk
EH10 4JQ
There is currently a vacancy for a male member at our housing co-op in Edinburgh. We have capacity for eight persons (4 female, 4 male) and we have a cat and a garden. We work democratically, and new members are approved by consensus so the process might take a wee bit longer than expected, but we will get there! If you’re interested then drop us a line at ploughsharehousingcoop@gmail.com.
OX10 6AN
Hello! Looking for a change in your life? Looking for new challenges and new scope for fulfilment? Looking to join a thriving community living in a socially and environmentally responsible and thoughtful way? Looking to explore new ways of thinking, and co-operating, and being and feeling? We have a number of interesting opportunities available for people wishing to join our community as working residents. We are currently looking for a Kitchen Co-ordinator, and two Maintenance peoples. Check the Job descriptions, the procedure to apply and the application form on our website: http://www.braziers.org.uk/living-and-working-at-braziers/vacancies/
N41BG
Live-in community members and volunteers are needed at Guiseppe Conlon House. Come and be a part of a community of hospitality and resistance. If you want to live simply, in community with the poor, and work for peace and justice, then this is for you! Tasks are diverse and include housekeeping, repairs, gardening, administration, case work, random creative projects and spending time with guests. We usually expect volunteers to make a minimum commitment of 3 months. We offer free accommodation and meals. Please email for more information.
CO7 6TG
We are always interested in meeting Potential Members and we would love enquires from energetic, enthusiastic, sociable young people and young families. We live in an area of outstanding natural beauty in East Bergholt, famous for its links with John Constable. East Bergholt has good transport links and excellent primary and secondary schools within walking distance. Living spaces of all sizes become available at times. Two spaces have become available in September 2017. A number of potential members have been visiting over the past two years. Potential members make several visits here over a period of time which is how we get to know each other. You have to buy into our community which means you must have capital (the amount depends on the size of space you buy). Small top up loans are occasionally available but not at the moment. You are unable to get a standard mortgage.
SP8 5JQ
We currently have one 2-bed cottage for sale. It is a beautiful newly refurbished property with wooden floors and wood burning stove, light and airy. £180,000. If you are interested please see our website (www.thresholdcentre.org.) or email us on info@thresholdcentre.org.uk
BA6 8AQ
We are currently (Winter 2017) looking for a new family, ideally of about 4, three kids and parent or a couple with 2 or 3 young children to early teens. We are also interested to meet new individuals who we can keep in mind should a single room come available.
DT6 4RN
We run a rolling advert for Short Term Core, our essential supporting people, who are with us for 3 months to 1 year, with full board & lodgings & a small stipend. This position is available from NOW. Even if you are not available until later in the year you are very welcome however to start the recruitment process now as it can take several months to complete. Short Term Core members support the team and help provide a good experience for our visitors. You may be taking a gap year, a career break, a change of direction or want to explore service and hospitality. Personal attributes include a desire to live in community, mature outlook, self awareness, sensitivity to others, flexibility and adaptability, enjoyment of working in a team, being on a spiritual journey, possessing good health and an open-mind. You also receive time off, opportunity for personal development, a contract, and extensive experience in beautiful natural surroundings. If you live in the UK, we will want you to visit Othona as part of the recruitment process. If you’re interested please email Caroline at recruitment@othona-bb.org.uk. Othona West Dorset would love to welcome a new Core Member - Housekeeper to join the permanent residential community. Are you someone whose observant eye and thoughtful housekeeping will ensure that our visitors have a comfortable time? Can you organise our cleaning and bedding supplies and liaise with colleagues and volunteers to get it all done? You will have a desire to live in community and probably have had previous community experience, a mature outlook, self awareness, sensitivity to others, flexibility and adaptability, enjoy working in a team, be on a spiritual journey, and possess good health and an open-mind. You will need to be able to attend an event as a paying visitor as part of the recruitment process. You will have: a desire to live in community, mature outlook, self awareness, sensitivity to others, flexibility and adaptability, enjoyment of working in a team, being on a spiritual journey, possessing good health and an open-mind. Please look at our website www.othonawestdorset.org.uk for more information about living and working with us.
SA66 7XS
Over the next five years we will be looking for new people to join us. Initially we would be interested in people with some capital to invest in order to pay off existing loans. After this we may be in a position to offer membership to those without capital investment. Whilst it is not necessary to have experience in a particular area of community living and renovations, the current community would greatly benefit from people with those skills. The process of applying to live in the community includes the following: Phase one: Initial request for consideration to the group. Day visit and information sharing. Weekend visit and joining in activities. Group decision. Phase two: Further weekend visit. Trial period. Group decision.
EH4 7LF
We are currently seeking new members to join our co-operative in Edinburgh & the Lothians, to look for a house with us, to move in with us and make the place our own together. If you're interested in joining Redcurrant then please send an e-mail to redcurranthousingcoop@protonmail.com and we'll send further details about the joining process.
LN7
Looking to find people interested in forming a coop to purchase the house next door. It is a large 6 bed town house with a retail/cafe facility. Or perhaps another group of people with similar eco/self sufficiency ideals. The house is not yet for sale but will be within 6 months Also have room in our existing property for another couple of residents. See main description.