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About Girlguiding

Girlguiding is the leading charity for girls and young women in the UK. Thanks to the dedication and support of 100,000 amazing volunteers, we are active in every part of the UK, giving girls and young women a space where they can be themselves, have fun, build brilliant friendships, gain valuable life skills and make a positive difference to their lives and their communities. We build girls' confidence and raise their aspirations.

If you fancy a challenge and would like to spend your summer outdoors, then take up a seasonal role at one of our fantastic Activity Centres.

All the sites offer a range of exciting activities, including team challenges, abseiling and canoeing. Along with Girlguiding groups, school groups, corporate teams, families and other parties come to use the facilities at the centres. It’s you that will make their trip extra special.

Our Centres include:

Blackland Farm, West Sussex
Situated in the glorious Sussex countryside, Blackland Farm is a multi-purpose activity centre. It is located on a 120-acre site, comprising woodland and grassed areas.

Blackland Farm is an ideal base to explore the local area with many attractions nearby such as Chartwell, the former home of Winston Churchill, and Hever Castle, where Anne Boleyn lived.

Foxlease, New Forest, Hampshire
Foxlease is set in 65 acres of beautiful land near Lyndhurst in Hampshire. The centre is in the heart of the New Forest with easy access via road, rail and air.

The site at Foxlease includes full-board accommodation in Princess Mary House, camping and a range of self-catering accommodation. There are also conference facilities, a swimming pool and a range of equipment suitable for use in outdoor activities and events.

Our activities include archery, abseiling, climbing, canoeing, kayaking, low ropes, high ropes, crate challenge and many more.

Waddow Hall, Lancashire
Waddow Hall is a 17th-century manor house overlooking the River Ribble and set in 178 acres of enchanting Lancashire countryside.

There are five fully-equipped campsites, a tented village, a choice of catered or self-catered indoor accommodation, excellent training and conference facilities, and equipment provided for a range of exciting activities.


 
Girlguiding values the differences that a diverse workforce brings and is committed to inclusivity, and to employing and supporting a diverse workforce. Girlguiding is proud to be part of the Stonewall Diversity Champions programme, a member of the Business Disability Forum, and a member of Time to Change – improving attitudes towards mental health. While Girlguiding’s young members may be female only, our staff team is mixed gender. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and do not discriminate on the basis of age, disability (physical or mental), gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion and belief, sex, and  sexual orientation.



Latest vacancies
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Activity Instructor

Blackland Farm Activity Centre, East Grinstead, West Sussex
£8.01 per hour + Subsidised Accommodation

Blackland Farm Activity Centre, East Grinstead, West Sussex

Activity Instructor

Waddow Hall Activity Centre, Waddington, Lancs
£8.01 per hour + Subsidised Accommodation

Waddow Hall Activity Centre, Waddington, Lancs

Activity Instructor

Foxlease Activity Centre, New Forest, Hampshire
£8.01 per hour + Subsidised Accommodation

Foxlease Activity Centre, New Forest, Hampshire

Apprentice Activity Instructor

Waddow Hall Activity Centre, Waddington, Lancs
£5.26ph + Qualifications Earned + Accommodation

Waddow Hall Activity Centre, Waddington, Lancs

Apprentice Activity Instructor

Blackland Farm Activity Centre, East Grinstead, West Sussex
£5.26ph + Qualifications Earned + Accommodation

Blackland Farm Activity Centre, East Grinstead, West Sussex

Apprentice Activity Instructor

Foxlease Activity Centre, New Forest, , Hampshire
£5.26ph + Qualifications Earned + Accommodation

Foxlease Activity Centre, New Forest, , Hampshire

Lead Instructor

Blackland Farm Activity Centre, East Grinstead, West Sussex
£8.32 p/h

Blackland Farm Activity Centre, East Grinstead, West Sussex

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