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Current Job Opportunities:

Tearoom Chef

To start middle of March

You must be passionate about creating delicious fresh food with an efficient service. Full time hours, including weekends.

Tearoom Manager

To Start middle of March

Manage and oversee the daily operations of the tearoom department, train and supervise waiting staff to provide excellent service to guests, handle guest inquiries, requests, and complaints in a professional and timely manner, monitor inventory and collaborate with other departments to ensure smooth operations and guest satisfaction,  Implement and enforce policies and procedures related to the tearoom.

Full time hours, including weekends.

Please contact Emma on 01653 609228 or email

Lavender fields with purple and green patches on a sunny day

Volunteer at Yorkshire Lavender

Every year, many people join us to help take care of our beautiful gardens whilst making new friends, learning new skills and knowledge and sharing a love of horticulture.

During each season, along with general gardening duties, you may be approached by visitors who want to ask questions about general gardening tips but most enquires are about lavender plants.

To enquire about volunteer work please email us or call 01653 609228

A volunteer standing among a purple field of lavender

• In the gardens, our volunteers help us maintain the high standards of an award-winning garden.

• In the gift shop, our volunteers perform a wide range of tasks, from meeting and greeting visitors to assisting with setting up for events and much more. 

We aim to provide a professional framework which volunteers can work safely and have proper support. We are keen to help everyone enjoy their volunteering experience throughout.

What skills, qualities and experience do I need?

 A basic level of horticultural knowledge;

 An interest in horticulture and working outdoors;

The ability to work as part of a team and on your own;

The ability to undertake physical work for a period of time, year round, in all weathers.

Fields in bloom at Yorkshire Lavender
Volunteers harvesting the lavender fields


25% discount off food and drink in EJ's Tearoom;

10% off plants and in the Gift Shop;

FREE entry to the Lavender Gardens, plus 1 companion;

1 FREE workshop course throughout the year.

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