Join & support us

Volunteer with us

Painswick Rococo Garden Trust is a registered charity operated by a small core of staff and supported by a large number of dedicated volunteers. We rely on our friendly team to keep our Garden looking beautiful and to develop the education side of our work.

Join our meet and greet team

Do you love meeting people and providing great customer service? Could you spare a few hours each week?

Our welcome desk volunteers meet and greet thousands of visitors each year, providing a warm welcome, helping in our Shop and operating a simple till system.

If you’d like to join our friendly team, download our job description or call 01452 813204 or email us to find out more.

Become a specialist volunteer

We rely on all sorts of skills to help us maintain and restore our special garden in the Cotswolds: from quantity surveying to law, and from accountancy to archiving, our volunteer family is broad and extraordinarily skilled!

If you have a little time to spare regularly, skills to offer and an interest in contributing to our success, email Dominic, our Garden Director, or call 01452 813204 to find out more about joining us as a specialist volunteer.

Join our Garden team

Our Garden team are expert, energetic and fun – and always on the lookout for new recruits! Garden volunteers normally work Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, and you’re welcome to come as many days a week as you’d like.

Whether you want to develop your garden knowledge, spend more time working outdoors, or simply support the work we do here, email our Garden team or call 01452 813204.

Become a trustee

With ambitious plans to increase visitor numbers and build a new visitor centre, these are exciting times for Painswick Rococo Garden.

We’re on the lookout for individuals with the right experience and skills to help shape the future of our Garden.

If you think you’ve got what it takes, email Dominic, our Garden Director, or call 01452 813204.

Work for us

Full-time vacancies

We have a small, skilled and friendly team of paid staff, and jobs come up rarely.

We’re currently in the happy position of having no full-time vacancies – but do keep an eye on this site and local media for news.

We have a vacancy for a Temporary General Assistant to help during our busy snowdrop season. More details here.

Part-time café vacancies

We’re currently on the lookout for part-time staff to join the small, friendly team in our busy Café.

Serving delicious homemade food and drinks in a busy environment, you’ll provide a warm welcome to our visitors and help out in the kitchen. You’ll need a friendly and enthusiastic attitude and ideally some experience of catering and/or barista work. Some weekend working will be necessary.

To apply, email your CV and a covering letter.

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