Careers

The Garden Conservancy is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to saving and sharing outstanding American gardens for the education and inspiration of the public. Our office is in New York's Hudson Valley in Garrison.

Opportunities at the Garden Conservancy:

Development Director
Reporting directly to the president, the Development Director will lead all aspects of the Garden Conservancy's fundraising, establishing and implementing strategies to meet annual revenue goals and to broaden the base of support. Read the job description and application process.

Posted November 1, 2017

Open Days Program Assistant
The Open Days Program Assistant will provide support to various functions of the Open Days Program, the Garden Conservancy's signature national garden visiting program. Read the job description and application process.

Posted May 25, 2018

Opportunities at some of our partner organizations across the country:

Executive Director, Lord & Schryver Conservancy, Salem, OR
The Lord & Schryver Conservancy, whose mission is to preserve and interpret the legacy of pioneering Pacific Northwest landscape architects Elizabeth Lord and Edith Schryver, is recruiting its first full-time Executive Director. Candidates should have experience in leadership, fundraising, program development, and community outreach. Read the job description.

Posted May 22, 2018 
Nursery/Garden Asssistant, Meerkerk Gardens, Greenbank, WA
Meerkerk Gardens, a member of the Garden Conservancy Northwest Network, is looking for a talented Nursery/Garden Assistant to be responsible for nursery operation and maintenance, to provide outreach, and to assist with garden maintenance. Part-time. More details on the Meerkerk Gardens website

Posted April 17, 2018
Garden Curator, Lan Su Chinese Garden, Portland, OR
As a member of the horticulture department, the Garden Curator will manage the garden’s plant collection and educate the public and Lan Su Chinese Garden members about the collection and, through the collection, Chinese culture. Read the job description and application process.

Posted April 5, 2018

Head Gardener, Hortulus Farm Garden and Nursery, Wrightstown, PA
Head gardener for this 100-acre, 18th-century farmstead and pleasure garden in Bucks County, PA, which boasts 24 individual gardens on 30 of its acres. Read the job description.

Posted February 22, 2018
Lead Gardener, Lakewold Gardens, Lakewood, WA
The lead gardener supervises and performs horticulture and landscape activities of the Horticulture Team and volunteers, while working in concert with the Facilities and Administrative teams. Read the job description. Lakewold is a member of the Garden Conservancy Northwest Network.

Posted October 30, 2017

Landscape Director, The Fells Historic Estate and Gardens, Newbury, NH
The Fells has initiated a search for a part-time seasonal landscape director. The Fells, a Garden Conservancy preservation partner, is located on the eastern shore of Lake Sunapee, facing Mount Sunapee in Newbury, New Hampshire, near Dartmouth College and easy access to I-89. Read the job description and application process.

Posted July 21, 2017