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Community Outreach Advisor 2 Posts West Midlands and East Midlands

Posted April 20, 2017

Home based

Circa £26,000 per annum

The Royal Horticultural Society has been the force behind gardening for more than 200 years.  Best known for our world famous Flower Shows and Gardens, our charitable work is diverse and includes connecting millions of children with nature through the RHS Campaign for School Gardening, supporting RHS Britain in Bloom, Europe’s largest community gardening campaign, and conducting pioneering horticultural scientific research. We believe everyone in every village, town and city should benefit from growing plants to enhance lives, build stronger, healthier, happier communities and create better places to live.  We want to enrich everyone’s life through plants and help make Britain a greener and more beautiful place.

Permanent contract, 37 hours per week

As part of our Community Outreach Team we are recruiting 2 posts to work in the West Midlands and East Midlands.  If you are a passionate professional horticulturalist and keen to inspire the next generation of gardeners then this is the role for you. Our programme focuses on the development of regional networks and partnerships, opportunities to transform community spaces by sharing skills across a wide range of audiences. Experience of working with community organisations, volunteers and schools will be an advantage.  With excellent communication skills and the ability to work collaboratively you should have experience of training and a qualification in practical horticulture (minimum of Level 2).

For more information on this post and to apply, please visit our website http://www.rhs.org.uk/about-the-rhs/work-for-the-rhs/vacancies

All applications should be received by midday 24th April 2017
Interviews will be held on 3rd May 2017

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