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Learning Volunteer Coordinator

  • Organisation:Royal Botanic Gardens Kew
  • Location:Richmond, London
  • Salary:£22,750 per annum (pro rata)
  • Contract type:Permanent / Part-Time

The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (RBG Kew) is a leading plant science institute, UNESCO World Heritage Site, and major visitor attraction. Our mission is to understand and protect plants and fungi for the well-being of people and the future of all life on Earth.

We are working to end the unprecedented extinction crisis and to help create a world where nature is protected, valued by all and managed sustainably. We will achieve these goals by drawing on our leading scientific research, unrivalled collections of plants and fungi, global network of partners, inspirational gardens at Kew and Wakehurst, and our 260 years of history.

Join us on our journey as protectors of the world’s plants and fungi.



You will be a well organised individual, with experience of supporting a diverse range of volunteers. You will have excellent communication and relationship-building skills, and a clear passion for learning and Kew’s mission.

The working hours for this role are 9:30-14:30, term time only (39 weeks a year), and there is a requirement for this role to work onsite.

The salary will be £22,750 per annum (pro rata).

Our fantastic benefits package includes opportunities for continuous learning, a generous annual leave entitlement, flexible working to help you maintain a healthy work-life balance, an Employee Assistance Programme and other wellbeing support such as cycle to work scheme and discounted gym membership. We also offer a competitive pension, an employee discount scheme and free entry into a wide range of national museums and galleries, as well access to our own beautiful gardens at Kew and Wakehurst.

If you are interested in this position, please submit your application through the online portal, by clicking “Apply for this job”.

We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from all sections of the community. We guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for the post.

No agencies please.

Interviews are planned for 15th & 16th December.

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Application Closing Date: 5 December 2021

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