Join Our Team…


As a charitable trust we rely on the hard work of a large volunteer team who provide support for our paid staff and help us to complete projects that we would not normally be able to complete. Volunteers assist with a wide range of tasks on site and are instrumental to the success of our centre. Our approach to volunteering is flexibility and we are content with any time that you are able to offer. In return we offer training, a DBS, and uniform to regular volunteers.

We are specifically looking for volunteers to fill the following roles, but any offers of support would be greatly appreciated:

Volunteer Weekend Trainee estate assistants – 4 positions – 2 Saturday and 2 Sunday

To assist Andy our estate manager with various repairs, maintenance and ground work. Full training given, would suit an explorer Scout.

Volunteer Fundraiser

To join a small team to help the Trust to raise funds through various means.

Volunteer Minute Secretary

To take minutes and type up the minutes of Trust meetings around eight times a year.

Volunteer Props Builder/Carpenter

To build various scenery and props for a number of events throughout the year. Some basic DIY skills and creativity needed.

Volunteer Gardener/Groundsman

To help with general gardening tasks around the site. Flexible working hours, mowing, strimming, hedge trimming, general garden maintenance.

Volunteer Maintenance Assistants

To help the Estate manager with various repairs and projects in and around the buildings. Lots of exciting projects, repairs to do each week. If you have some basic DIY skills please apply.

Volunteer General Outdoors People

To come and help with a wide range of tasks including sweeping leaves to keep pathways clear, walking the grounds litter picking etc. Would suit anyone any age who want to be in the outdoors enjoying doing a few simple tasks in the fresh air.

Volunteer Decorator

To help the Estate Manager with various refurbishments in the dormitories. We’ve got an extensive decoration plan in action and anyone who can use a paintbrush or roller will be welcome.

Volunteer Shop Staff

To help on busy weekends and Friday evenings serving young people and adults, stocking shelves in various shifts. Good people skills, mental maths and a friendly attitude required.

Volunteer Activity Instructors

To help with a wide range of tasks supporting the qualified instructors.  Could lead to gaining some National Governing Body qualifications. Any age over 14 years.

Volunteer Event Staff

To assist on events with a wide range of tasks including car park and traffic management, bins, toilets and activity bases.  Lots of patience, people skills, team work and a willingness to get your hands dirty essential.

Volunteer Catering Assistants

To help the catering team on very busy weekends catering for up to 2000 people.  This is an amazingly rewarding role. Teamwork essential.

Volunteer Guest Care Assistants

To support the Guest Care team with a number of tasks including manning reception, carrying out pre-arrival checks on buildings, updating notice boards. Good face-to-face people skills and a bit of creativity required.

To apply to be a volunteer, please complete this form and return it to HR@beaudesert.org.uk.

Paid Staff

To apply for the posts below, send a copy of your CV and a covering letter explaining why you are interested in the post to hr@beaudesert.org.uk

We currently have the following vacancies:


Guest Care Lead

Term: Full time permanent
Salary: Competitive dependant on experience. Basic on site accommodation available for the right person
40 hours per week
About the role: You will be a keen sales person, able to take enquiries through to bookings and then look after the customer during their stay through to a repeat booking. You’ll have a fantastic telephone manner and will not be afraid to call a customer to talk them through new products. You’ll also be good at talking to people face to face and replying to emails. You’ll be able to follow our pricing structure and processes and able to learn our products fast.
You also be able to sell sweets and souvenirs in our shop.
Personal skills:
Friendly and approachable, enthusiastic, hard working. An understanding of the outdoor activity industry is helpful.
Experience isn’t essential. Enthusiasm and hard work is more relevant. You’ll be at least 18 years of age.
To apply please email your CV and a cover letter to centremanager@beaudesert.org.uk please include 2 reference in your application.
We are looking to fill this position for an early January start.

To find out more about Beaudesert Outdoor Activity Centre please visit www.Beaudesert.org.uk

If you would like an informal chat about this role please call our centre manager for a chat.

Activity Instructor

This role is a 30 hours per week annualised position, with most of the hours worked in the period April to October.

You will instruct a wide range of activities to our customers. You’ll also help with maintenance and activity health and safety checks and some general centre tasks.

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Apprentice Activity Instructor

The role of an apprentice activity instructor is to help deliver outdoor activities. You will be given training and support to enable you to do this. You will also help with activity maintenance and health and safety checks, serving meals in our cafeteria and general centre tasks such as cleaning and maintenance.

Once you are trained and confident you will deliver activity sessions on your own gaining experience to conclude your apprenticeship as a confident instructor.

Apprenticeships run for between 1 and 2 years depending on your starting age. During your apprenticeship you will study to achieve a NVQ level 2 in Outdoor Activity Leadership and will gain a range of activity based and other qualifications.

To find out more please open the documents below:

Casual Catering Assistant

The role of a casual catering assistant is to help deliver our catering services. You will be given training and support to enable you to do this.  Depending on your experience you may run the kitchen operation for a particular shift or you may support the operation with kitchen porter tasks.

To find out more please open the documents below:

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