Gardening & Landscape Team

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As well as keeping the Victorian Kitchen garden at its best, we have the wartime garden, a rockery and a nature trail to look after and develop. This role is ideal if you want to be close to nature.  


Key elements of the role

  • Keep the gardens and grounds clean and tidy
  • Plant seeds
  • Create a garden for visitors to enjoy
  • Maintain and improve nature trail.
  • Harvest produce from gardens for use in shop and catering



At the Milton Keynes Museum we understand that people only have a limited amount of free time. Therefore any commitment, you can make will be gratefully received.


What we are looking for

  • Excellent communication skills and confidence in talking with visitors
  • Commitment to excellent customer service
  • Common sense
  • Attention to detail
  • An interest in the museum and its ongoing story
  • Team worker
  • Garden enthusiast


Training and induction

  • Full induction to the site and history
  • Shadowing other volunteers
  • Ongoing training will be provided as and when necessary

 Benefits of becoming a volunteer

  • 10% off purchases in the shop and selected items in the tearooms.
  • When on duty a free tea/coffee in the tearooms.
  • Free entry to the museum for you and immediate family.
  • Free entry to Heritage MK sites
  • Joining a fantastic team of people all forward looking to the future
  • A great opportunity for making new friends
  • Gaining new skills and developing old ones



For more information about this role and to apply please, email or ring the museum on 01908 316 222 and talk to us about volunteering.


This role is on a voluntary basis and does not create a legally binding arrangement.