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Community Gardens Coordinator Toryglen

  • Part time
  • £26,212 pro-rata
  • Toryglen Community Base
  • Closing 31st May 2023

  • Advertised from 17th May 2023
  • £20,970 for 28 hours per week. Occasional evening and weekend work will be required


Urban Roots is a thriving environmental and health improvement organisation. Over the past ten years we have worked with local residents and organisations to establish a network of community garden spaces across the Southside of Glasgow. We are passionate about the benefits that community gardens bring to improving local environments, promoting community cohesion and supporting the health and well-being of people of all ages.

We are looking to recruit an experienced person to coordinate activities in two community gardens in Toryglen. This will involve managing the weekly volunteering groups at these gardens, led by our Community Therapeutic Gardener and with the support of our Volunteer Coordinator. You will also be responsible for coordinating our outreach work with local Care Home, housing associations, community based support organisations and schools.

Your role will also involve running our Garden Task Force. This is a volunteer group which supports schools and community groups to establish or refurbish community food growing spaces across the Southside. You will be required to travel between various sites on a regular basis and for this you will have use of our electric van. A clean driver’s licence is required.

Application notes

Closing date: 5pm on 31 May 2023

Interviews: Wednesday 7th/Thursday 8th June

Please ensure the application form (attached below) is returned by the deadline to:

Contact 0141 613 2763 for any queries