Outdoor Activity Volunteer

Do you enjoy spending time in the great outdoors and want to share that enthusiasm with all those who visit Fairthorne Manor?

If so, we would love you to get involved in our range of programmes supporting the delivery of activities ranging from ecology sessions in our water environment through to high ropes and water activities.

All activities will be delivered by appropriately qualified staff. You can assist in the smooth running of the activities by helping to organise groups, providing encouragement to participants and help out where requested by instructors.

You will add value to our activities whether they are for children on a school residential, attending day campsĀ or adults taking part in team building sessions.


We would love it if:

  • You love the great outdoors and you want to share that passion with children and families visiting Fairthorne Manor
  • You have some experience of working with groups or want to build these skills
  • You are considering a career in the outdoor industry and want to build your experience
  • You have a sense of fun
  • You want to make a difference to our community
  • You love the idea of making the children and families experience in our environment something they will remember forever
  • You are willing to follow YMCA Fairthorne Manor procedures and complete a DBS check

What we offer:

  • A chance to support children in our local community to live happy and healthy lives
  • Develop skills and a chance to enhance your CV
  • Join a great team of like-minded people
  • The opportunity to learn about and be part of a huge international YMCA movement


  • Accessibility
  • Age restrictions
  • DBS check required
  • Equal Opportunities Policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer Policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

When can I volunteer?

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