Community Gardeners

Across London
£13.79 per hour
24 Apr 2018
24 May 2018
Gardening Jobs
Part Time
Contract Type

This environmental regeneration charity is seeking experienced and enthusiastic Community Gardeners to join their team on the following programmes:

Community Gardener
Reference: 507/SPCG
Location: Project delivery across London
Contract: Sessional

Hours: Various
Salary: £13.79 per hour, inclusive of holiday pay

  • Corporate Volunteering Community Gardener: 
    3 to 4 days per week April to October. Varying hours November to March

Our client's Corporate Partnership Programme aims to make the organisation the “go-to” green charity in London that corporates approach for employee engagement and corporate volunteering.” The charity is seeking a Community Gardener to lead the planning, preparation and practical delivery of the environmental volunteering element of this programme. 

The postholder will be responsible for event planning and preparation, including health and safety and task planning, with the support of the Corporate Partnerships Officer. You will also take a lead in the practical delivery of all corporate volunteering events, focusing on event set up, supervision of event volunteers and supporting the establishment or a positive, proactive environment.

Experience in facilitating and supervising a variety of practical tasks is essential. A full driving licence is essential for this post.

  • Project Community Gardener: 
    The work is sessional depending on the needs of each project; these needs are matched and allocated to members of the sessional gardening team as to their availability and skill set.

The Project Community Gardener will develop and deliver food growing, community gardening and practical nature conservation workshops that engage residents and community members, including people from diverse backgrounds. The postholder will utilise their strong horticulture and food growing expertise to support groups and individuals build skills, confidence and therefore project sustainability. 

Project work available to the postholder is varied and will include community gardening; food growing; garden design and maintenance; horticultural training & development; capacity building; volunteer engagement; and corporate volunteering.

You will utilise your excellent communication skills in engaging individuals and groups from diverse backgrounds and varied age groups, including those with English as a second language and young people. 

The work programme will include evening and weekend work. A full driving licence is essential for this post.

Closing date for applications: Rolling recruitment.
Applications will be assessed when received.

To Apply and for More Information:

Please click the apply button. You will be taken to a simple CHM Recruit form and then redirected to the employer’s website where you can complete your application.

Appointment to this post is subject to an enhanced criminal records check through the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Our client is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all members of the community.

No agencies please.

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