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Careers at the Massachusetts Horticultural Society

Welcome to the Massachusetts Horticultural Society's career site. Founded in 1829, the Massachusetts Horticultural Society is dedicated to encouraging the science and practice of horticulture and to developing the public's enjoyment, appreciation, and understanding of plants and the environment.

We firmly believe that our employees, interns, and volunteers drive the success of the Massachusetts Horticultural Society. Our goal for the 21st century and beyond is to provide quality educational programming in our gardens, in the exhibit halls, and the classroom and to engage people in the stewardship of our natural resources.

The Massachusetts Horticultural Society is an Equal Opportunity Employer

We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information or veteran status.

Current Employment Opportunities:

Volunteer Coordinator

The Volunteer Coordinator manages the volunteer force that assists the Massachusetts Horticultural Society in carrying out its mission of encouraging the science and practice of horticulture and developing the public's enjoyment, appreciation, and understanding of plants and the environment.

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Volunteer Coordinator at the Flower Show

Identify all the volunteer position needs for the 2015 Flower Show. 10 hours per week, and the week prior to the show, then at the Flower Show: March 8-15, 8 hours per day.

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Children’s Garden Gardener and Hands-On Educator
Seasonal part-time position - 18 hours per week

Assists with daily maintenance in the Children’s Garden at Mass Hort.
Offers scheduled daily hands on garden programs for kids/families. 

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Seasonal Gardener/Horticulturalist
Seasonal full-time position

The Seasonal Gardener/Horticulturalist performs a wide range of general garden maintenance, gardening activities, and daily garden tours.

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Part-time Cleaning Services

We are looking for cleaning service one time a week for 2-3 buildings. If you have experience and are extremely fussy, please email your qualifications to: Clark Bryan, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Banquet Houseman

Busy wedding & event venue is looking to fill a part-time Banquet Houseman position for our wedding and event season. The Banquet Houseman is responsible for setting up functions according to the event orders, opeing the facilities for caterers and other vendors, being on call for any maintenance and last minute cleaning needs fo the event. To inquire, please contact: Clark Bryan at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

MISSION
Founded in 1829, the Massachusetts Horticultural Society is a member-supported organization, dedicated to encouraging and improving the science and practice of horticulture and developing the public’s enjoyment, appreciation and understanding of plants and the environment.

Volunteer Opportunities:

Massachusetts Horticultural Society has a wonderful volunteer community that helps us carry out our mission everyday by volunteering in the office, in the gardens, and at events. Please visit our volunteer page.

About the Massachusetts Horticultural Society

Massachusetts Horticultural Society LogoFounded in 1829, the Massachusetts Horticultural Society is dedicated to encouraging the science and practice of horticulture and developing the public's enjoyment, appreciation, and understanding of plants and the environment.

2015 Calendar & Courses

Mass Hort Calendar Courses 2015