jobs and internships

We are a small team but do have job opportunities from time to time, which we will post here as well as on our social media channels and newsletter, so please sign up to keep up to date.

We regularly have internship opportunities.  We give you a chance to learn through doing and help you reflect on your learning as well as provide networking opportunities.  We provide internships with the garden team around horticulture and growing in urban spaces;  with the chefs in the kitchen to help cook and run our vegetarian cafe and events;  with the youth team to work alongside young people; as well as opportunities to work with the office team to gain experience of running a charity. 

cafe chef

We are looking for a creative, dedicated and passionate Chef to work in the Skip Garden Cafe 2 days a week starting in March. As a cafe chef, you will be responsible for daily menu writing, cakes, biscuits and interesting sweet treats for the cafe and production for small events taking place on site. The successful candidate will be adaptable to changing production demands and have a minimum of a year’s of full time experience in a commercial kitchen. They will be comfortable meeting dietary requirements such as gluten and dairy free alternatives and have an enthusiasm for integrating garden grown food into the menu. We are looking for a chef who can work quickly and  independently and is highly organised.

The Skip Garden Kitchen acts both as a commercial enterprise producing high quality food and service as well as an important learning platform for young people.

Read on for more info.

This is a self-employment opportunity. You will be responsible for paying your own taxes and must be registered as self-employed or in the process of doing so.

freelance event chefs

We are looking for bright, talented and friendly event chefs to help us execute our events to the highest standards. You could be taking the food bike out to events around King's Cross, catering for weddings, private dining and summer parties. If you are a confident chef with prior experience of working in a busy kitchen come join us! 

This is a self-employment opportunity. You will be responsible for paying your own taxes and must be registered as self-employed or in the process of doing so. 

Marketing & events intern

Part time 2 days/ week 

We are looking for a creative and curious individual who would like to gain practical experience of marketing and events for a grassroots organisation. In this role, you will help tell the stories from our busy gardens in King’s Cross and Canada Water. Using online and offline tools you will help position the Skip Garden and its cafe as a different and quirky space to visit, hang out, engage with others in the local community and eat amazing seasonal food. You will also help with the planning and delivery of events such as supper clubs, talks and occasional private hires. You will be based in the King’s Cross Skip Garden but may occasionally need to work from our Canada Water site.

Please send in a CV and short cover letter to

Volunteer with Global Generation

If you are interested in less formal volunteering opportunities - in the garden, our kitchen and cafe, for events as well as in our educational programmes and running of the organisation - then please email about your interests and your experience and we will get back to you with more information. 

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