Join the Team

See any current vacancies and find out how to apply

Urban Green Newcastle is a pioneering charity set up in 2019 to look after the city’s parks and allotments. Our vision is for more people to enjoy and benefit from the beautiful open spaces in the city, and to ensure they are safe, welcoming and provide a great environment for wildlife and people which is valued by all.

Join the team to become part of an innovative movement to secure the future of parks, allotments and green spaces in Newcastle upon Tyne. 

Current Vacancies

We are looking for three new trustees.

We are keen to diversify the board and are looking for people with particular interests and experience in the
following areas:

• Environmental and sustainable land management, biodiversity and
nature conservation
• Community engagement
• Charity finance
• Commercial

Experience of organisational leadership and/or charity governance would be desirable. In addition to joining the Board, new Trustees will be asked to join one or more of the sub-committees.

You can find information about the duties and role of charity trustees in England and Wales in the government publication ‘The Essential Trustee’, which can be found here.

The deadline for applications is midnight on Sunday 28 April 2024.

Interviews will be Wednesday 15 May.

How to Apply

To apply for a trustee role, please send a detailed CV setting out your experience and skills, and a covering letter explaining why you are interested and what you feel you can bring to the Board, via email to

You can read through our Trustee Recruitment Pack here for more info and please feel free to contact us with any enquiries.

Photograph of old fashioned metal dolly tub with large leafy greens inside on allotment plot with bright pink dahlia in foreground and veg patch on right hand side