Current Job Openings

Volunteer Engagement Manager
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The Volunteer Engagement Manager (VEM) is a member of the Massachusetts Horticultural staff team, who reports to and works with the Director of Programs and Education to ensure a continuous flow of volunteer participation in all activities year-round. The volunteer corps includes approximately 180 Master Gardeners, 120 volunteers from 7 different corporations, and volunteer matches with local nonprofits. 

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Events Department Assistant
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The role of the Events Department Assistant includes client interaction through inquiries, tours, and the booking process. Additionally, this position will include customer service once a client has booked an event including email, phone calls, and in-person interactions. The assistant will execute walkthroughs with clients and perform a variety of tasks leading to the successful completion of events at the Massachusetts Horticultural Society. 

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Gatehouse Admissions Staff
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The Gatehouse admissions staff is the first person to greet visitors to The Gardens at Elm Bank. We are looking for a responsible, friendly person to greet our guests, collect admissions, and sell memberships while providing a positive guest experience.

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Massachusetts Horticultural Society

Massachusetts Horticultural Society is an educational nonprofit, dedicated to encouraging and improving the science and practice of horticulture and to developing the public’s enjoyment, appreciation and understanding of plants and the environment. We are a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit supported by members, donors, foundations, and our events business.

Massachusetts Horticultural Society is located on the Wellesley/Dover line in the Elm Bank Reservation. Mass Hort leases 36 acres, which include gardens, fields, and formal lawns, six buildings, and three green houses. We have a 99-year lease from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and work closely with the Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR). We are a garden tourism destination and a busy event venue for weddings and corporate outings.

Equal Employment Opportunities

Massachusetts Horticultural Society provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.


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