Ferny Crofts Team

Working at Ferny Crofts

At Ferny Crofts we pride ourselves on our brilliant Team of staff and volunteers, who work tirelessly to ensure all our Guests have a fantastic visit to Ferny Crofts, whether that be for a simple overnight camp or a week-long programme of activities.

We are a hard-working, positive and forward-thinking team, and we think Ferny Crofts is a great place to work. Find out below about opportunities to work or volunteer with us.

Job Vacancies


We are currently looking to recruit a Housekeeper to join our permanent staff team. This is a part time role (25 hours per week) which includes weekends. 

Salary: £13.00 per hour (£25,300 per year full time equivalent) 

The Housekeeper is a key role in our team, and is responsible for maintaining a high standard of cleanliness and hygiene throughout Ferny Crofts Scout Activity Centre. They will ensure that facilities are clean and presentable in good time for guests’ arrival and maintain the cleanliness of offices and staff communal areas, providing excellent customer service at all times.

For full details, please download the Application Pack by clicking the button below. 

To apply, please download and return both the Application Form and Equality Monitoring Form via email or post. 

Ferny Crofts Summer Team


Are you interested in a career in the outdoors? Currently looking for a work experience placement for your school or college course? Then why not look at a placement at Ferny Crofts Scout Activity Centre?

We can offer 10 week placements for college students and 1 to 2 week placements for school students. The 10 week placements are residential and include food and an allowance for other expenses.

We welcome those who wish to complete their Gold Duke of Edinburgh Residential module. If you would like more information, please contact the office to discuss with a member of our team to ensure that we can meet all of your required criteria. 

Please email manager@fernycrofts.org.uk for more information about Work Experience placement opportunities. 


Ferny Crofts offers a range of volunteering opportunities.

Our team of Crofters volunteer on a weekly basis for one morning a week, helping out with jobs around the Site. 

We can also offer 2 to 12 month volunteering placements, which can be residential, and includes opportunities for for volunteers from overseas. 

Please email manager@fernycrofts.org.uk for more information about Volunteering at Ferny Crofts. 

Ferny Crofts Team