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Corporate Partnerships Community Gardener

Posted on 02 August 2019

Corporate Partnerships Community Gardener

Location:        Groundwork London offices in Hackney with project                                                     delivery across London

Contract:        12 months fixed term with the potential to extend

Salary:            Circa £21,000 

Hours:            37.5


The Groundwork London Corporate Partnerships Programme aims to make Groundwork London the “go-to” green charity in London that corporates approach for their employee engagement and corporate volunteering events.

The Corporate Partnerships Community Gardener supports the Corporate Partnership Officer in servicing Corporate Volunteering engagement needs through both practical and skills based volunteering opportunities and inspiring and motivating participants. They are responsible for planning, preparing and facilitating a range of practical and skilled volunteering events, including creating community gardens, public open space maintenance and furniture upcycling workshops

The post holder will take a lead in the practical delivery of all corporate volunteering events, focusing on task planning, event set up, health and safety planning and execution, supervision of event volunteers and supporting the establishment of a positive, proactive environment. Experience in facilitating and supervising corporate employee engagement events or group volunteering is essential.


Excellent communication skills and an ability to dynamically engage with corporate volunteers are essential. A strong understanding and knowledge in community gardening, carpentry, food growing and nature conservation are required. A basic understanding and knowledge of furniture upcycling are beneficial.

A full and clean driving licence is essential for this post.

Apply now: Download the full job description and application form.

Send your application to quoting reference 626/CPCG

For further information about the role please contact Alex Forrester at  or on 020 7922 1230 

Closing date for applications: Monday 19th August 9am

Interview date: Tuesday 27th & Wednesday 28th