Spring Bank Camp

Staff at Spring Bank Camp

Spring Bank Camp cannot operate without the hard work of the enthusiastic and dedicated team of volunteer staff members who do everything from ensuring that participants are safe while abseiling to re-filling the toilet rolls.

The minimum age to apply for a staff role is 14yrs. Details of the roles available are below. If you have any questions about any of the staff roles here, please contact staff admin or the team manager for the team you are interested in applying for.

Staff Fees

Bookings Open: 1st Jan 2020
Fees Due: 14 days after submitting your booking

Staff Fees

Camp Fee: 0.00
Staff Catering Fee: 20.00
This is for the central catering facility at camp. This is an optional add-on for your staff booking. You are of course welcome to make your own catering arrangements for the weekend.

Staff T-Shirts and Neckers
The central camp staff at Spring Bank are identifiable by their bright red t-shirts and orange neckers. If you require an additional t-shirt, or you want one of the orange neckers for your own...
Additional T-Shirts: 8.00
Neckers: 6.00

Visitors

We do understand that it is often necessary for visitors to come to site, and we want to make it as easy as possible for this to happen. There are no fees for visitors to come to site. Visiting hours are 10am - 4pm. All visitors must be booked in advanced. This can be done through your online booking, or via the reception team during the weekend. This is so that we can complete our duty-of-care and shafeguarding responsibilities correctly and speed up the check-in process for them.

Further Help and Information

Julie Cook
Colin Slater

Staff Roles

To view the available roles, first select a team from the dropdown menu

Activity Team Member
As a member of the activities team, you will be responsible for the safe running and supervision of a range of activities on a rotation basis over the weekend. This could include low ropes, assault course, water slide, inflatables, canoe roll, and large games.

This role is ideal for anybody over the age of 14, wanting to experience a variety of activities over the weekend. All necessary training will be given during the camp by competent activity leaders for each area.

Minimum Age: 14
Available Roles: 67
Go-Karts Team
**PLEASE NOTE**

This role is only available to members of the Go-Kart SASU.

If you are interested in joining the SASU, please contact the team directly (wendy@scoutgokarts.co.uk).

Minimum Age: 16
Available Roles: 19
Mountain Bike Team
**PLEASE NOTE**

This role is only available to members of the Derbyshire Scouts Mountain Biking SASU. If you are interested in joining the SASU, please contact them directly via the Derbyshire Scouts website (https://www.derbyshirescouts.org/activities/biking) or come and speak to a member of the team during camp.

Minimum Age: 16
Available Roles: 10
Team Leader - Fencing
Team leader for Fencing Team
Minimum Age: 18
Available Roles: 1
Team Leader, Air Rifle Shooting

This is an ideal role for someone who has experience delivering Air Rifle Sessions within Spikes Building at Drum hill and would like to now support the Spring Bank Camp by leading the team on this exciting and busy camp activity.  The role is especially ideal for anyone who is interested in leading this activity at Peak 2020.

Anyone in this role with receive support and guidance on camp from the Drum Hill Air Rifle Shooting Team Leader.

Minimum Age: 18
Available Roles: 1
Team Leader, Archery

Looking to take on responsibility for an activity and lead a small team on a busy camp activity then this may be an ideal role for you. Experience and permits (or training for permit) for delivering Archery is essential for this role. For a new volunteer to this role guidance and support will be provided during the weekend from the Drum Hill Archery Team Leader.

If you would like to know a little more then please contact the Camp Organiser.

Minimum Age: 18
Available Roles: 1
Team Leader, Climbing & Abseiling

An exciting role for a Scout permitted and/or qualified (SPA) Climbing and Abseiling instructor to oversee and lead a team of up to 10 Instructors on Drum Hills purpose built tower. All equipment and site induction will be provided by Drum hill Activity Manager.

This is a great role ideal for someone who would like to develop their skills in leading a team of volunteers and/or is interested in similar role for Peak 2020.

This role is open to all Scouting and Guiding members with the appropriate permits and/or NGB award.

Minimum Age: 18
Available Roles: 1
Team Member - Fencing
Fencing Team Member
Minimum Age: 14
Available Roles: 3
Team Member, Air Rifle Shooting
This role is open to all Scouting and Guiding members. Experience is an advantage but not essential as any new volunteers to the activity will be invited join the Drum Hill Air Rifle shooting team to gain experience before camp.

For more information on this activity please contact the Camp Organiser.

Minimum Age: 18
Available Roles: 10
Team Member, Archery

This is a great role for any Scouting or Guiding member with Archery experience or no experience at all. If you would like to help a fun team delivering this busy activity and learn new skills then this could be the role for you. For new people a opportunity will be available for you to train with the Drum Hill Archery team before the camp. Also a great opportunity for anyone wanting to join the Archery Team for Peak 2020.

Minimum Age: 16
Available Roles: 13
Team Member, Circus Skills
Fancy sharing your own circus skills with young people or trying something new and exciting. The circus team is the place to be. A great drop in activity in the main Marquee for everyone to come and have a go at anything from Juggling and poi to riding a unicycle.

This is ideal for anyone who like to do something a bit different and enjoying teaching young people new skills in a fun environment.

All equipment is provided but if you have any special skills yourself feel free to bring these along and wow the campers.

Minimum Age: 14
Available Roles: 5
Team Member, Climbing & Abseiling
A great opportunity for those who would like to both learn new skills and develop their current climbing and abseiling instructing skills. This activity is a very popular over the weekend and sees hundreds of young people testing the nerve on the climbing wall or going down the 30ft Abseiling face. All instructors are rotad between the two activities over the weekend.

This role is open to all Scouting and Guiding members. Experience is great but not essential as a training day will be organised before the camp for any new people. A great opportunity to begin learning the essential skills required if you are interested in Climbing and Abseiling instruction at Peak 2020.

Minimum Age: 16
Available Roles: 12
Team Leader, Craft
Craft Team Leader
Minimum Age: 18
Available Roles: 4
Team Member, Craft
The Arts & Crafts team run a number of different activities for the camp within the Craft Village. Team members will rotate around the different crafts on offer and be expected to help where needed within the Craft Village.

For this role, you will help to run activities and aid campers in creating their own arts and crafts. A flair for Arts and Crafts is helpful, however not mandatory! We'd love to welcome you to the team!
Minimum Age: 14
Available Roles: 20
Jungle Cafe
We are looking for a small, friendly team of people to run our new Jungle Cafe.
Opening Hours
Sat: 09:30 - 16:00
Sun: 09:30 - 16:00
Mon: 09:30 - 12:00
The Jungle Cafe will be a welcoming area for Leaders and Staff to come and get a cuppa and a piece of cake throughout the weekend. Team and Coffee will be provided for free to Leaders and Staff, with the option to purchase a piece of cake.
The cafe will also be the location for a few drop-in Q/A sessions for leaders and so will be a central point over the weekend.
If you would like further information, please contact the Camp Organiser.
Minimum Age: 14
Available Roles: 7
Team Leader, Competitions
The Competitions Team Leaders will assist the E&E Team Manager in ensuring that the event games are fully defined in terms of description and layout. This will provide the Team Manager with the competition information for the Springbank Website ensuring camp attendees are fully aware of daily activities.
Prior to camp, the Team Leader will contribute to the E&E Team Meetings in creating competition ideas and advise the E&E Team members of any requirements needed for the games through meeting discussion. All games requirements can then be purchased or created in readiness for camp. All E&E Team members will have the opportunity to assist with this.
During camp, the Team Leader will organise the Competition Team Members advising of the event game layouts in preparation of the arena for the running of the games. The Team Leader will notify camp administration of competition winners ensuring certificates are created for issue at the end of camp.
All members of the E&E Team will be required to assist the E&E Team Manager and Team Leaders with any task, as required, to ensure a successful Springbank Camp for marquee and arena set-up. The E&E Team Manager and Team Leaders will advise of any required assistance.
The hours are long and times at the marquee or arena are strict as we always have to be available. But, it is fun and you meet and interact with a lot of people and you will have a great and worthwhile camp.
Minimum Age: 18
Available Roles: 2
Team Leader, Entertainments
The Entertainments Team Leaders will assist the E&E Team Manager in ensuring that the stage show and disco evening games/entertainments are fully defined in terms of description and layout. This will provide the Team Manager with the information for the Springbank Website ensuring camp attendees are fully aware of daily activities.
Prior to camp, the Team Leader will contribute to the E&E Team Meetings in creating evening entertainment ideas and advise the E&E Team members of any requirements needed through meeting discussion. All requirements can then be purchased or created in readiness for camp. All E&E Team members will have the opportunity to assist.
During camp, the Team Leader will, with Team Member assistance, undertake auditions of potential acts, their evaluation and acceptance/elimination, in readiness for the evening stage show. They shall complete the show running order and present the show in accordance with the show start/finish times. Afterwards, there will be entertainment outside in the arena which will require Team Leader organisation. All E&E Team members will have the opportunity to assist.
All members of the E&E Team will be required to assist the E&E Team Manager and Team Leaderswith any task, as required, to ensure a successful Springbank Camp for marquee and arena set-up. The E&E Team Manager and Team Leaders will advise of any required assistance.
The hours are long and times at the marquee or arena are strict as we always have to be available. But, it is fun and you meet and interact with a lot of people and you will have a great and worthwhile camp.
Minimum Age: 18
Available Roles: 2
Team Member, Competitions
The Competitions Team Member assists the Competitions Team Leader with the preparation of the arena for the running of the games. This will include arena and game set-up, running the games and the recording of the competitors results. There will be the opportunity here to take on the microphones and encourage the teams through the games.
Prior to camp, the Team Member may contribute to the E&E Team Meetings in creating competition ideas and advise the E&E Team members of any requirements needed for the games through meeting discussion. All games requirements can then be purchased or created in readiness for camp. All E&E Team members will have the opportunity to assist with this.
All members of the E&E Team will be required to assist the E&E Team Manager and Team Leaders with any task, as required, to ensure a successful Springbank Camp for marquee and arena set-up. The E&E Team Manager and Team Leaders will advise of any required assistance.
The hours are long and times at the marquee or arena are strict as we always have to be available. But, it is fun and you meet and interact with a lot of people and you will have a great and worthwhile camp.
Minimum Age: 14
Available Roles: 10
Team Member, Entertainments

The Entertainments Team Member assists the Entertainments Team Leader in ensuring that the stage show and disco evening games/entertainments are presented successfully.

Prior to camp, the Team Member may contribute to the E&E Team Meetings in creating entertainment ideas and advise the E&E Team members of any requirements needed through meeting discussion. All requirements can then be purchased or created in readiness for camp. All E&E Team members will have the opportunity to assist.

During camp, the Team Member may assist with the auditions of potential acts, their evaluation and acceptance or elimination, in readiness for the evening stage show. They shall complete the show running order and present the show in accordance with the show start and finish times. Afterwards, there will be entertainment outside in the arena which will require Team Leader organisation. All E&E Team members will have the opportunity to assist and have the opportunity to take the microphone and help in presenting the stage show.

All members of the E&E Team will be required to assist the E&E Team Manager and Team Leaders with any task, as required, to ensure a successful Springbank camp for marquee and arena set-up. The E&E Team Manager and Team Leaders will advise of any required assistance.

The hours are long and times at the marquee or arena are strict as we always have to be available. But, it is fun and you meet and interact with a lot of people and you will have a great and worthwhile camp.

Minimum Age: 14
Available Roles: 10
Team Member
The aim of the first aid team is to provide a team available to staff and campers at Spring Bank camp who can provide first aid services to all participants and staff at camp. The team work from a static point and respond to calls for help across the site. Members of the first aid team should hold a minimum of a first aid qualification which will be required to be submitted to the first aid team leader prior to the camp.
Minimum Age: 18
Available Roles: 5
Newspaper (Photographer)
The camp newspaper shows the events, activities and goings-on on the camp and is published daily. We need a team of photographers to go around the camp and bring back photographs representing the goings-on on camp.

For this role, you will need your own digital camera (and the knowledge of how to use it). You will need to be organised and good at time-keeping (as some things will be happening at specific times on camp).

Each day, we will give you a programme of events for the camp so that you know what is going on so that you can be in the right place at the right time.

You will be paired up with a reporter while going around the camp.

Minimum Age: 14
Available Roles: 2
Newspaper (Reporter)
The camp newspaper shows the events, activities and goings-on on the camp and is published daily. We need a team of reporters to go around the camp and bring back the stories, news and events. For this role, you will need to be:
  • confident about talking to people,
  • a good listener
  • able to take good notes
  • organised and good at time-keeping (as some things will be happening at specific times on camp)
Each day, we will give you a programme of events for the camp so that you know what is going on so that you can be in the right place at the right time.
You will be paired up with a photographer while going around the camp.
Minimum Age: 14
Available Roles: 2
Team Member
We are looking for friendly, organised, confident but discreet team members who don't mind a long day (9.00am - 8.00pm) and who can deal with all manner of questions from a variety of people.
Our reception team are the first point of call for people on site when they have a question or problem.
Tasks include (but are not limited to) checking in groups, registering visitors and monitoring folk going off/on site, gas orders, replacement ID and dealing with loads of Lost Property. You need to be able to use a computer to search and input data.
Minimum Age: 16
Available Roles: 6
Team Member
Safety Team Member
Minimum Age: 18
Available Roles: 21
Team Co-Ordinator, Site Services

The role of the Site Services Co-Ordinator is to support the Site Services manager and other Site Services positions in the service delivery for Spring Bank Camp. 

You will be responsible in conjunction with the Site Services manager for the allocation of general tasks to the majority of the Service Team during the event.

This will be via a rota which you will have prepared prior to the weekend in conjunction with the Site Services manager.

Minimum Age: 18
Available Roles: 1
Team Member, Site Services
The Site Services Team are responsible for all the infrastructure that relates to Spring Bank Camp and the Campsite as a whole. We start some 2 days out from the camp getting things ready from electricity in the marquee to siting the temporary toilet blocks. During the camp, we do a wide range of jobs from cleaning the toilets, helping the other teams get ready for the start of activities and of course clearing the rubbish up.
Although we do the "Mucky Jobs" the team normally has the most fun doing them.....
Minimum Age: 18
Available Roles: 23
Meet & Greet
Meet & Greet for Thursday & Friday Night Only
Includes Over 18 Sub Camp.
Minimum Age: 18
Available Roles: 5
Team Member, Under 18 Sub Camp
Under 18 Sub Camp Team Member
Minimum Age: 18
Available Roles: 3
Team Leader, Staff Catering
Staff Catering Team Leader
Minimum Age: 18
Available Roles: 1
Team Member, Staff Catering
It is said that armies march on their stomachs... well the Spring Bank volunteer staff are no different! The Staff Catering function is a vital part of the camp, keeping around 150 of the volunteer staff fed and watered over the weekend.

Meals start on Friday evening and finish at lunch time on Monday.
Minimum Age: 16
Available Roles: 30
 

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