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.

Your skills and experiences are important to us, so don’t hesitate, check out our recruitment pages for details of the roles which are available and become a member of our team. You won’t regret it.

Current Roles Available

Closing date for these roles: 30th November 2018

Noa’s Club Manager

Noa’s Club is the EIJ2020 Kids Club for those children aged under 10 1/2 whose parents are volunteering as staff at our Jamboree.  Noa’s Club provides an amazing facility ensuring these children have a memorable and exciting time whilst their parents work!  We’re looking for a manager who has experience in (or is looking to move into) Nursery Management to work with a team to put on an exciting programme for our young children.  Find out more here.


Post Office Manager

Our Jamboree really is a tented village, and we even have a Post Office!  We now need to recruit someone to manage our special EIJ Post Office team so that we can offer this very important service.  So, if you have retail or Post Office experience, we’d love to hear from you.


Retail Team Support

Our retail team is critical to the success of our Jamboree, and we’re now looking for a proactive and organised volunteer to help us.  We’re looking for someone to be responsible for team organisation and administration as well as the recruitment and appointment of retail volunteers.


Deputy Head of Programme Finance

Would you like to assist the Head of Programme Finance in managing the budgets and payments for the Programme Directorate?  You will need good organisational and excel skills; and time required will increase between now and August 2020.


Head of Junior Jam

We are looking for someone to lead Junior Jam 2020. As part of the Programme team you will be responsible for planning and organising our activity day for Rainbows, Beavers, Brownies & Cubs, giving them a taster of the Essex Jamboree experience.


Head of Recycling and Waste Management

Are you able to help us reduce our impact on the environment and manage our waste better?  If you’re keen to make a difference, why not bring your new ideas about how to reduce the amount of waste/packaging coming on to site and ensuring that any waste we do have is recycled or reused.


EIJ Media Team Apprentice

We are looking for an enthusiastic young adult volunteer media team apprentice to work alongside the two External Media Team Leaders at EIJ 2020.  This role will be an on-the-job experience and you will have the opportunity to help plan and pitch stories prior to the event.  From the start of the event you will work closely with the two External Media Team Leaders learning new media skills whilst working with journalists and broadcasters.  This short term appointment will provide you with valuable media management skills designed to enable you to support your Guiding or Scouting communications teams and also consider a media relations career. Find out more here.


We are now only accepting applications for roles advertised above.

Over the coming months we will be advertising a number of roles. To be kept up to date please register for updates on our homepage