Careers / Volunteering


As a growing vital green space in West Fife that provides a safe area for relaxation, recreation, biodiversity & family events; we want to continue to make a difference to our local community whilst promoting, protecting and improving our beautiful gardens for many years to come.

What we need help with!

Kitchen garden support (which supplies fresh fruit and vegetables to the tearoom).

Garden maintenance tasks including seed sowing, potting on, planting out, pruning, composting, DIY tasks, dividing plants, watering and weeding.

Support to design, develop and deliver garden projects that enhance our visitor experience.

Gardening Apprenticeship

This is an exciting opportunity for a proactive, hardworking assistant gardener to join a small team on a private estate in Fife. Working alongside the Estate Manager, this role will involve assisting in the cultivation, conservation, and maintenance of the garden and grounds to the highest possible standards. The ideal candidate will have a positive attitude and be able to manage their time well. 
Key Responsibilities: - Assist with the overall day-to-day maintenance of the garden, grounds, and garden buildings such as sheds and greenhouses. - Carry out shrub and tree planting as part of a coordinated scheme. - Ensure plants are watered and fed, and implement pest and disease control as necessary. - Assist with seasonal maintenance throughout the year. - Ensure that all tools and machinery are correctly used, maintained, and stored. - Occasional weekend watering.
About the ideal candidate: - An eye for detail and delivering exceptional standards. - Ability to work independently and collaboratively on-site. - Personal pride in a high standard of workmanship. - Ability to communicate effectively with a range of individuals. - Flexibility, reliability, and enjoyment of working as part of a team. - Good organisational and time management skills and the proven ability to prioritize work, showing initiative. - Ability to uphold the highest levels of confidentiality and exercise discretion in all aspects of the role. Hours of Work: This is a full-time position working between Monday to Friday. 

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Estate Enquiries                                                                                    

Dunimarle Castle, Balgownie West, Culross
Fife KY12 8JN, GB

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