Productive Gardens Project vacancy

We are looking for a Project Co-ordinator for our new Productive Gardens project. This exciting new project will give more children and local people the chance to get involved in growing and eating organic produce. There will be four main strands to the project:

  • Growing and harvesting produce including vegetables from the kitchen gardens, fruit from the orchards, and wild food, to prepare in Springhead’s kitchen for the benefit of visitors including catered school groups
  • An educational programme to provide opportunities for involvement of local schools, and develop activities and resources for residential groups
  • Opportunities for involvement of the local community, for example through provision of a community growing area, closer links with the local school, volunteering and events
  • Developing Springhead’s role in showcasing sustainable living, for example by organic food production, the promotion of biodiversity, and the use of renewable energy

Salary £16,224 for 3 days a week

Job description and person spec Productive Gardens Nov 2019

Productive Gardens project outline November 2019

Please send a CV and covering letter to [email protected] telling us:

  • How you match the essential and desirable criteria
  • Why you want to work at Springhead

The closing date for applications is 5pm on 16 December, and interviews will be held at Springhead on 14 January 2020


Springhead is a charity
Registration number: 1112083
Company register number: 5370640

The Springhead Trust is a small charity, so any support you give will make a big difference. With your help, we can continue preserving our historic buildings and gardens for the benefit of all, and give more children and groups the opportunity to enjoy the countryside and arts, and learn about sustainable living.

Fontmell Magna
Dorset SP7 0NU

Phone: 01747 811853
Email: [email protected]

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