Join the Jamboree Team

Our Jamboree requires an army of volunteers to provide an amazing experience for all our participants and leaders.

The 120-acre site starts as a green field and our team of 1,500 volunteers transform it into a fully operational tented village, with fully operational infrastructure including water, showers, toilets, electrics, communications, food distribution, health and welfare services.

By joining our staff team you will be part of a unique experience and the heart of this is having fun. You will meet people from many different backgrounds with a multitude of experiences and make friendships that will last a lifetime.

We have a number of key roles listed below that are available now; please note this list changes so we advise that you return regularly as well as sign up for our updates.  General staff registration opens in September 2019; so watch out for the announcement and be ready to send in your application.

Current Roles Available

Food Warehouse/Supermaket Manager (Retail & Finance Directorate) Closing Date 31st May

We are looking for a volunteer to lead the planning and operation of our participants food warehouse / supermarket. This is a key role in supporting our participants so that they can focus on having a fantastic time at EIJ 2020.  You will liaise with suppliers source stock and participant unit leaders placing orders. Experience in food retail/supply would be beneficial but not essential.

Jamart (Onsite Shop) Team Leaders (Retail & Finance Directorate) Closing Date 31st May

Do you have an interest in retail? Would you like to gain experinece in leading a team of volunteers? We are looking for volunteers to lead our Jamart teams who will work on a rota system to enable participants to use the Jamart from 8am to 10.30pm. You will need to be able to think on your feet, answer queries, ensure the shop is well stocked at all times and create a fun and inviting atmosphere.

EIJ Animator (Marketing & Media Directorate) Closing Date 31st May

We are looking volunteer to join the team now to produce animations that will be the “face” of the Jamboree encompassing the fun and excitement of the event. You will need to be self driven, creative, artistic and have a knack for storytelling with great attention to detail. For more information on this role, click here.

Pre-Event Site Marking Out (Facilities Directorate) Closing Date 31st May

We are looking for one or two volunteers who will be available in July 2020 to work on the Jamboree site marking out locations of marquees, programme zones, vehicle routes etc. You will be provided with a detailed layout design and key reference points will have already been marked by our GPS contractor so that you can work from these. Experience this type of work (site or sports field marking out) would be beneficial.

Team Leader – Cleansing (Facilities Directorate) Closing Date 31st May

We are looking for a volunteer to lead our cleansing team who are responsible for all showers and toilets and showers onsite. As a green field site we bring in toilet and shower units and it is vital that these are kept clean. You will be involved in planning the most efficient, hygienic and safe ways to run your team including managing a rota system. Ideally you need to be available to join the team during build week so that routines and expectations can be in place as soon as we are using the facilities. You will be responsible for training your team members and ensure that they maintain high standards across the site.

Site Services Team Member (Facilities Directorate)

Would you like to be part of the team who turn a green field into a village? Keep it clean and tidy and then make it look as if we have never been there? Then this could be the team for you we are looking for volunteers who enjoy being part of a team and having a laugh. You can join the team for all or any part of our time on site (build week, event week and take down). Jobs could include but not limited to general site maintenance, cleansing (toilets & showers), dry waste & recycling and wet waste. During event week we operate a shift system from early morning to late at night which ensures we all get some down time. Your role will take you all round the site giving you a unique opportunity to see everything that is going on.

Security Team Member (Safety Directorate)

Would you like the opportunity to be part of team providing 24 hour support to the whole Jamboree? We are looking for volunteers to join our security team and provide a visible presence all around the site. Our shift system means you will get your free time spread out across the week giving you a chance to fully experience the Jamboree. There is no requirements for you to be Security Industry Authority trained or licensed. For more details please read the role description.