Global Generation

£22,000 pro rata

Paid • Part Time • Permanent Sarah

Sectors: food, farming & horticulture, environmental education

Closing date: Monday, 30th September 2019  

Global Generation has an established network of urban food-growing sites in Camden and a satellite garden in Southwark. Our work is focused on the development of the whole person, providing support for young people to become catalysts for change in their communities. We integrate values-based reflective learning into practical sessions, enabling young people to grow themselves, grow relationships and grow a new vision for the future.

We are looking for a gardener who is passionate about urban gardening as well as involving the community in gardening. As a Global Generation Gardener, you will be responsible for tending the plants that grow in Global Generation’s community and public realm gardens in Kings Cross and Euston. You will engage local young people, families and volunteers in Global Generation’s gardening projects. 

You will be caring for the restaurant, public realm and community planters in Regents Place and in the Kings Cross public realm. Responsibilities will include: 

  • Caring for the public realm gardens and Gantry Garden at Regents Place, sometimes supporting a gardening session for young Generators (youth leaders) on a Monday 
  • Doing the terrace round on a Tuesday in King’s Cross, this includes gardens at King’s Place Waitrose, Caravan, Cut + Grind, Rotunda at King’s Place, Argent office roof terrace, Vermuteria in Coal Drops Yard and Little Creatures
  • Running a lunchtime and/or twilight gardening session for business occupants and the local community on a Wednesday at Regents Place, sometimes supporting nature-oriented workshops with local primary schools
  • Work with the team on the garden development 
  • Work with the team to install new gardens 
  • Engage with visitors and young people who visit the garden 
  • Attend meetings as required and input into vision of gardens and wider organisation 

A full job description and guidelines on how to apply can be found here.

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