Saint John of God Hospitaller Services is a non-profit healthcare organization established in 1994
to contribute to the development of health for all Malawians including the vulnerable, marginalized,
and excluded groups. With its operations both in Lilongwe and Mzuzu, Saint John of God Malawi is a
key provider of tertiary and community-based mental health promotion and care including in prisons;
early intervention services for children with both intellectual and physical disabilities; vocational training for orphans & vulnerable youth including those with a disability; health care and other services for older persons; psychosocial counselling, stress and addiction management services; rehabilitation of street children; self-help group approach for women empowerment and tertiary level training in Psychiatric Nursing, Clinical Medicine-Mental Health, Psychosocial Counselling and General Nursing. The organization seeks to recruit qualified and well-experienced personnel to fill the
following vacant posts in Mzuzu:

Horticulture Supervisor-Intern

The Position

Reporting to the Community and Partnerships Fundraising Officer (Coordinator for JOG Enterprise
Services), the Horticulture Supervisor-Intern will be responsible for managing landscape development and maintenance under JOG Enterprise.

Responsibilities (which include, but are not limited to);

  • Ensures that landscape development and maintenance are done in a proper manner
  • Planning and designing annual and perennial flower beds
  • Facilitate production of bedding plants, potted plants, and nursery stock and maintain records on the growing operation.
  • Training grounds personnel in the techniques of pruning, wound dressing, cavity repair, and the cabling and bracing of trees and shrubs.
  • Developing fertilizer application programs for various types of plants.
  • Ensuring that all equipment in the JOG Landscape and Horticulture services is in good functioning order and reporting any faults to Maintenance through the maintenance requisition procedure.


  • Diploma in Horticulture/Landscape Management from a recognized College
  • Those with experience in creative landscape development and maintenance will have an added
  • Strong leadership and supervisory skills
  • Ability to work with very minimum supervision and under pressure
  • Willingness to work with mentally challenged people and their families.
  • Strict adherence to the organization’s Child and Vulnerable Adult Protection Policy

Interested candidates meeting the above requirements, should send their application letters with Curriculum Vitae stating at least three traceable referees with email addresses and mobile phone numbers to:

The Chief Executive Officer
Saint John of God Hospitaller Services
P. O. Box 744

Email: recruitment@sjog.mw

The closing date for receiving applications is Friday, 26th April 2024.