Casual Assistant

Location: Gilwell Park, Chingford, London E4 7QW
Hours: Various hours depending on the needs of the business. Evening and weekend work may be a feature of this post. 
Contract type: Casual Worker Agreement
Salary: £8.20 per hour

Summary of Job

We are looking for enthusiastic individuals to work within a team to support the Conference Operations Manager in terms of managing the operational delivery of the conference department. The conference department offers a wide range of business activity; from meetings, seminars and conferences to corporate activity days, school residential and large Scouting events. The emphasis is on ensuring that all bookings are delivered to a high standard. This is a casual role to provide support during busy times.

About you 

You will be customer focused with the ability to pay attention to detail. You will like working with people and have a passion for delivering excellent guest care.

About us

Gilwell Park is a unique place. Set in 108 acres of mature woodland on the edge of Epping forest, not only is it the ‘home of Scouting’ but it is also a busy Conference, Training and Activity Centre. Operating 24 hours a day, seven days a week. We ensure our guests to the estate have the best possible service and experience, we have one team of staff and volunteers, ‘One Gilwell,’ working together to deliver to all our varying customers and guests.

Our overarching statement that best describes what we are trying to do:
“At Gilwell we are proud to be Scouts and proud of our role in helping to positively change the lives of young people whilst they are here. We are proud we have been changing lives for nearly 100 years.
Our aim is to provide the best guest experience possible. To do this we welcome all our guests into our extended Gilwell family for however long they are visiting. Here we strive to ensure they are safe, supported and their needs met in full”.

How to Apply

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Details of closing and Interview date:

Closing date: N/A
Interview date: TBC

If you are interested in this role, please submit an application form to and a member of the recruitment team will contact you.

The Scout Association aims to be an equal opportunities employer.