Frylands Wood Scout Outdoor Centre situated on the borders of Tandridge and Croydon require volunteer Receptionist/Administrators to welcome users to the Centre, introducing them to the site and carrying out administration tasks within the main on site office.  Duties could include answering the phone, taking messages, general admin, and photocopying. This role supports the Centre Manager and Assistant and full support is given to volunteers to learn the role which is interesting and varied.  During the week the Centre usually has school residential holidays and at the weekends scouts, youth groups and religious groups from a wide geographic area. 

The site is managed by Lewisham Scouts and volunteers would become a member of the Scout Association and would need to do some on line training covering introduction to scouting, safeguarding and GDPR as well as have a DBS.

Volunteers generally travel by car as it is not on a bus route.


What skills do I need?

No specific qualifications needed, but ideally a good communicator with a knowledge of IT - outlook application would be a beneficial.



  • Children
  • Environment
  • Young People
  • Administration and Office


When can I volunteer?

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Afternoon No No No No No No No
Evening No No No No No No No

Availability Details

Volunteering is flexible, but preferably we would like volunteers to be able to volunteer during the morning, 9am – 12 noon. Please note – The centre is not on a bus route. Travel by car would be preferable.

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