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General Assistants

  • Job Location

    Blackland Farm, East Grinstead, West Sussex

  • Start date

    March / April 2019

  • Duration

    September / October

  • Job Benefits

    £7.91 per hour + subsidised accommodation


Join us this season as a General Assistant at one of Girguiding’s adventure-filled Training and Activity Centres! This will escape the traditional 9 to 5 working day and provide a hands-on, all systems-go experience.
General Assistants are vital for the smooth running of the Centre. Your jobs will be varied but include the monitoring of camp and ensuing that self-catering equipment is stored appropriately and fit for use, as well as assisting in the delivery of conferences and events. You will need to prepare and service bedrooms, dining facilities, washing up, provide catering assistance, operate the bar and assist in the on-site shop.
You will be the first point of contact for our customers which is very important. You will help to make sure their visit is as enjoyable as possible and you may also be asked to work within our on-site retail outlets. A positive and outgoing personality is important!
You should undertake regular cleaning to ensure all campsites, equipment, camp buildings and related facilities are presentable and ready for use. To monitor camp and self-catering equipment, checking inventories and ensuring that equipment is stored appropriately and that is it fit for use in line with site guidelines.
You will need to assist with cleaning and changeovers in all building across the estate and to prepare laundry for collection by professional cleaners and launder those items that can be washed on site. You will have to follow set procedures, occasionally being required to find alternative ways of carrying out those tasks delegated to them by senior staff.


Previous experience in hospitality or the camping / leisure sector is desirable.

A positive and outgoing personality is important!

About us

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

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