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

Programme Roles

Programme Editor – closing date 31st July

Can you edit written content to a high standard ready for website, broadcast and digital signage? You will be responsible for making sure that all content coming out of the Programme Team is consistent and on brand.  Your main tasks will include editing all information that passes through the programme team and loading content to all relevant channels. You will need to be able to proofread and have good communications skills. This role requires, pre, during and post Jamboree commitment as and when required.


Up and Under Zone Leader – closing date 31st July

We are looking for a volunteer to coordinate the activity teams that create our Up and Under Zone.  You will be supported by the Head of Daytime Programme to organise a range of climbing, caving and other activities which will give our participants the opportunity to try something new or build on previous skills.  For more details about the role take a look at the full role description here 


Wet & Wild Zone Leader – closing date 31st July

We are looking for a volunteer to develop this zone and build upon in 2016 success.  You will be supported by the Head of Daytime Programme to organise a range of water based and high adrenaline activities.  You will be provide with all the details from 2016 and feedback on ways the zone can be developed, you will also be encouraged to bring your own ideas.  For more details about the role take a look at the full role description here.


Ceremonies Team Leader – closing date 31st July

We are looking for a volunteer who is a creative and enthusiastic and has experience of producing and staging shows. The Team you will be leading will be responsible for ceremonies and EIJ Presents (the Jamboree’s talent show). You will build a team that will create both a memorable start and finish to EIJ 2020 as well as coordinating the Early Evening sub camp talent shows. You will be supported by the Head of Events and work closely with volunteers who were involved in the ceremonies in previous years and have now moved into other roles.  You will have access to all the planning and feedback from 2016 so that you and your team can build on previous successes. If you would further information about the role please email and we put you in touch with the Head of Events.



Marketing and Media Roles

Corporate Partnerships Manager – closing date 31st August

We’re looking for a volunteer to join our team to be responsible for developing and maintaining partnerships with local and national companies.  We have developed a range of partnership opportunities that can really make a difference to our 10,000 Jamboree staff and participants.  You can find out more here.


EIJ Animator – closing date 31st July

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.


Video Team Member – closing date 31st July

Do you have experience filming and editing?  Would you like to join our team producing a series of daily films and capturing memories that will last a life time? If so please read the full role description here and apply below.



Retail and Finance Roles

Retail Support Manager – closing date 31st July

We are looking for a volunteer to work with the Deputy Directors of Retail & Finance to ensure that volunteers within the team are kept informed and updated on team information.  Good organisation and communication skills are a must and an understanding of rotas and retail would be an advantage but is not essential as you will have access to all the information from 2016.  You will be supported by both Deputy Directors and a member of Exec support so that you will have people to ask as you learn the role. If you would further information about the role please email



Facilities Roles

Pre-Event Site Marking Out – closing date 31st July

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 – closing date 31st July

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

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.



Safety Roles

Security Team Member

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.



Exec Support Roles

Registration System Software Developer – closing date 30th June

We are looking for a volunteer to join our registration support team working alongside our current team members to develop and update our registration system. Full details of the role including technical skills needed can be found here.