Alnwick garden trust

 

Salary: Competitive
Hours: Full-time at 37.5 hours per week
Closing date: 15th March 2019

 

 

The Alnwick Garden is looking for a Gardening Outreach Officer to Deliver outreach programmes in relation to gardening and utilising outdoor space. 
 
The aims of the programme are: To encourage schools, children’s centres, community venues and groups consisting of children, young people, their families and adult members of the local community to maximise, enjoy and appreciate the natural environment and to promote well-being.  To engage with groups and organisations to support them in developing their outdoor spaces or implementing alternatives where there is very little space, and ensure they have the knowledge and skills to maintain the space on a long-term basis.  To offer support in creating a garden environment that is enjoyable and safe and meets the needs of its potential users. A strong emphasis is placed on utilising any space, regardless of how small, to learn about the growing of plants and their environment, wildlife and healthy living.  Examples of types of activities may include school-based/ community group workshops, horticultural activities, ‘Grow your own Veg’, maximising small spaces for planting, to name a few
 
A fully enhanced DBS and references are required for this post.  Download the job description and the application form.