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 headquarters office is in New York's Hudson Valley in Garrison, and our West Coast office in the Presidio in San Francisco, California.

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

Director of Public Programs and Education
Reporting directly to the president, the Director of Public Programs and Education will be responsible for delivering high-quality educational programs and outreach across the country and will oversee the Garden Conservancy's Open Days program. Read the job description and application process.

Posted November 1, 2017

Opportunities at some of our partner organizations across the country:

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

Lead Horticulturalist, Lakewold Gardens, Lakewood, WA
The lead horticulturalist supervises and coordinates activities of the garden staff egaged in maintenance, repair, and development of Lakewold garden and its facilities. Works to ensure health and longevity of the gardens and adherence to Lakewold's mission and traditions. Read the job description here.

Posted October 30, 2017

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 September 28, 2017
Garden Director, PowellsWood Garden, Federal Way, WA
The garden director is responsible for the day to day operations of the garden, a four-acre, English-influenced private garden within thirty-five acres of forest. Read the job description and application process. PowellsWood is a member of the Garden Conservancy Northwest Network.

Posted September 15, 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