We have more than 800 employees and 1,000 volunteers, who provide the expertise and dedication that the UK's leading gardening charity needs to deliver its aim of enriching everyone’s life through plants and making the UK a greener and more beautiful place.

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If you are interested in working with us we have employment opportunities ranging from: Gardeners to Retail Assistants, Scientists to Special Events Assistants, Digital Content Editors to Education and Learning Managers.

Benefits for employees include complimentary tickets to the Society's flower shows, free entrance to all RHS Gardens and generous discounts in our award-winning shops and plant centres, as well as pensions and life assurance.

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There are loads of ways to volunteer with the RHS. You can become a volunteer at one of our gardens, lend a helping hand at an RHS show or join the team in our Head Office in London. There are also home-based roles, where you can help support our outreach work.

Seeking a short-term placement? We also offer voluntary internships to students of horticulture, with existing practical experience.


Intern in America

Spend a year in America. Learn at  Longwood Gardens, one of the world's greatest public gardens, or study at an American University of your choice.

In partnership with the Garden Club of America, we offer the Interchange Fellowship - a reciprocal exchange programme between British and American university graduates and horticultural students.

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Work-based training & part-time qualifications

Learn on the job with one of our training programmes or broaden your knowledge by studying for an RHS qualification.

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Please note that we do not accept speculative CVs from agencies. We may on occasion work with a defined agency but only where we have a signed agreement in place.

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The Royal Horticultural Society is the UK’s leading gardening charity. We aim to enrich everyone’s life through plants, and make the UK a greener and more beautiful place.