Vacancies & Volunteering
We’re here to get more people growing organically and by becoming part of our team, either in a paid or voluntary position, you can help us to make a change for the better.
Work for Garden Organic
If you are interested in working for us we have employment opportunities ranging from Horticultural Management positions to Project Coordinators. We’re always keen to receive applications from enthusiastic individuals with a hardworking approach. We can offer a flexible and supportive workplace, with a range of benefits from pensions and childcare vouchers to training and personal development. We also have plenty of organic fruit and veg on hand!
Garden Organic is a disability confident employer and will guarantee that if a disabled applicant meets the essential criteria for the job (as detailed in the job description) they will automatically be given the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at an interview.
Volunteer for Garden Organic
Our volunteers are a key part of the charity. There are many ways in which you can volunteer - from supporting the many departments within our Head Office at Ryton, including the gardens and the Heritage Seed Library, to supporting projects within your local area. If you would like to offer your time, skills and expertise, then please take a look at our current volunteer roles. If you already volunteer for Garden Organic and would like to log your hours, please login here.
Working as part of a team of friendly staff and volunteers you will participate in the maintenance of the HSL Grow Out area and Display Garden. Please note some of our volunteer tasks can be physically demanding, for example, digging, moving soil in wheelbarrows and working outside in all weathers.
Could you volunteer for us as part of our 'Growth' Horticultural Therapy Project and a assist in the delivery of a meaningful experience to young people or adults with a range of Special Educational Needs and or challenging behavioural needs.