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Board of Trustees

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 7th August 2022


  • Advertised from 5th July 2022

Role

Join our Board of Trustees and help us to transform lives through celebration, inspiration, learning and participation

The multi award-winning Hidden Gardens is an inspirational and accessible, public greenspace and community resource located in the Pollokshields area of Glasgow. It exists to celebrate diversity in all its forms and to provide a safe place of sanctuary, learning and participation for individuals and groups from the surrounding area and across the city. In addition to being open to the public six days of the week free of charge, it delivers a range of engaging and inspiring initiatives and activities. It works to promote community integration and intercultural dialogue, and to build trust and understanding between people of all cultures, faiths and backgrounds through horticulture, nature, creativity and collaboration.

The facilities are also available for others to hire for private and public large and small scale events.

Visit the website (and other social media platforms) to find out more about the wide-ranging work of the Hidden Gardens. thehiddengardens.org.uk .

The Hidden Gardens is operated by the Hidden Gardens Trust, a registered Scottish charity. The Trust is entering a new phase of strategic development and seeks 4 or 5 new trustees to support the formation of ambitions for the next 5 years. The board is particularly keen to recruit a diversity of new members that reflects the diversity of our audiences as well as people with the following expertise:

  • Chairs experience
  • Equality and Diversity
  • Biodiversity
  • Nature & the Environment
  • Horticulture and Gardening Network
  • Event Management
  • Community Projects
  • Fundraising

This is a voluntary, unpaid position. There are 5 vacancies. The Board currently meets six times per year, with additional subgroups meeting in between. The majority of board meetings take place face-to-face in the evenings in The Hidden Gardens. Trustees are actively engaged in meetings, contributing ideas and sharing knowledge.

Application notes

To apply, please send a brief CV and a covering letter telling us why you want to join the Hidden Gardens board and what you will bring to it.

Email your application to amanda@thehiddengardens.org.uk

Registered Scottish Charity No: SC036881 Company No: SC289407


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