Charity registered in Scotland SC036881
The Hidden Gardens is a multi-award-winning art and design garden and Scotland’s first sanctuary gardens dedicated to peace. Join our team and help us nurture this urban greenspace for all to enjoy.
We are currently looking for a Community Programme Manager to join our team.
Working with the team at The Hidden Gardens and other partners to develop and manage programmes which address the key outcomes of the organisation relating to improved health and wellbeing, skills and learning, social connections, creativity, nature and the environment.
This is a dynamic role directly engaging with the local community, online audiences, partner organisations, tutors and facilitators to deliver a meaningful and vibrant programme.
The Hidden Gardens offer 25 days annual leave plus 10 public holidays (pro rata), 3% pension, and we are a Living Wage Employer.
Join our Board of Trustees and help us to transform lives through celebration, inspiration, learning and participation
The multi award-winning Hidden Gardens is an inspirational and accessible, public greenspace and community resource located in the Pollokshields area of Glasgow. It exists to celebrate diversity in all its forms and to provide a safe place of sanctuary, learning and participation for individuals and groups from the surrounding area and across the city. In addition to being open to the public six days of the week free of charge, it delivers a range of engaging and inspiring initiatives and activities. It works to promote community integration and intercultural dialogue, and to build trust and understanding between people of all cultures, faiths and backgrounds through horticulture, nature, creativity and collaboration.
The facilities are also available for others to hire for private and public large and small scale events.
Visit the website (and other social media platforms) to find out more about the wide-ranging work of the Hidden Gardens. thehiddengardens.org.uk .
The Hidden Gardens is operated by the Hidden Gardens Trust, a registered Scottish charity. The Trust is entering a new phase of strategic development and seeks 4 or 5 new trustees to support the formation of ambitions for the next 5 years. The board is particularly keen to recruit a diversity of new members that reflects the diversity of our audiences as well as people with the following expertise:
This is a voluntary, unpaid position. There are 5 vacancies. The Board currently meets six times per year, with additional subgroups meeting in between. The majority of board meetings take place face-to-face in the evenings in The Hidden Gardens. Trustees are actively engaged in meetings, contributing ideas and sharing knowledge.
The Hidden Gardens is a unique public greenspace and community development organisation. Our vision is of a society where people live, play, learn, participate and celebrate together. We promote engagement and wellbeing within our local communities through horticulture, nature, arts, creativity and collaboration.
We are seeking a Community Programme Manager to work in our small collaborative team. This role will develop and manage a range of offers to the local community. This will include regular workshops and classes as well as larger scale community events in The Gardens. You will be responsible for the marketing and promotion of The Hidden Gardens as well as leading on delivering our arts strategy.
The Hidden Gardens is a multi-award winning art and design garden and Scotland’s Sanctuary Gardens dedicated to peace. Join our team and help us nurture this urban greenspace for all to enjoy.
Our team of Garden Assistants is the public face of the Gardens during evenings and weekends. The main purpose of the Garden Assistant role is to provide a visual and engaging staff presence in the Hidden Gardens to ensure that all visitors have a safe and pleasant experience whilst preserving the property, plant collection and art installations. You will also assist the team with public events and help others who hire the Gardens indoor and outdoor spaces. The Garden Assistant team work shifts to cover weekend and evening rotas and a flexible approach to working is essential. Hours will be concentrated around weekends and evenings and the successful candidate must be available to regularly work during these times.