Volunteers at Ferny Crofts

Ferny Crofts are looking for a team of volunteers who will work alongside our permanent staff members throughout the site, across all aspects of the day to day running of the centre. This will range from site development, activity sessions to the site's housekeeping.
 

Find out below about opportunities to work or volunteer with us.

Volunteer placements

 working 5 days a week. The days will vary each week depending upon when staffing is needed. The average day runs from 8:30am - 4:30pm but different shifts may be required within our busier months. 

Unfortunately, due to visa requirements we can only currently accept individuals with either a valid UK or EU Passport.

benefits of our volunteer placement

Not only will you become a valued member of the Ferny Crofts team you will ​receive the following benefits:

  • Food and on site accommodation provided.

  • Staff uniform and appropriate equipment.

  • You will receive £200 a month in expense reimbursements. (Terms and Condition apply. Please email for further details)

  • You will be entitled to days off so that you can capitalise on travel opportunities. 

  • Gain nationally recognised outdoor qualifications in activities such as Archery, High Ropes and Rifle Shooting. 

  • Regular staff socials throughout the year.

The Ferny Crofts Service Team

Ferny Crofts would like to launch and develop a Service Team, to help manage the upkeep of the Activity Centre. We are looking for enthusiastic individuals who would be happy to help with a range of jobs including:

  • Assisting our team during the special events held at our site for Hampshire Scouts such as our annual Fun Days.

  • Site maintenance - helping to improve and maintain the quality of facilities on site. 

We are also looking to find individuals who are green fingered and have a passion for gardening. We would love to improve the aesthetics of certain areas within the site, which can sometimes be overlooked. We would be looking at creating a Gardening Team that could help with a variety of tasks such as:

  • Trimming hedges, planting trees, bulbs, seeds and flowers, tending to existing flower beds and pots as well as setting up more around the site. 

benefits of being in the Ferny Crofts Service Team

Not only will you become a valued member of the Ferny Crofts team you will ​receive the following benefits:

  • There are no set days that we require the Service Team to work. Therefore, we can offer full flexibility to work around your availability. 

  • The possibility of gaining nationally recognised outdoor qualifications in activities such as Archery, High Ropes and rifle Shooting.  

  • Improving the quality of experience that young participants have when visiting site.  

We welcome anyone who feels that they may be interested in volunteering at Ferny Crofts to visit our site and see what opportunities we can offer. To discuss available options further with a member of our team, please contact the office on 02380845092 or email us on via fernycrofts@fernycrofts.org.uk

Our Address

Ferny Crofts Scout Activity Centre
Beaulieu Road

Brockenhurst
Hampshire

England

United Kingdom
SO42 7YQ

Contact Us

TEL: 02380 845092   

E-MAIL: fernycrofts@fernycrofts.org.uk

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Monday to Sunday  0830 - 1630

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