Jobs & Volunteering

We're on the look out...

1. Head of Operations

We are looking for an enthusiastic, dynamic person to lead and inspire our instructor team.

With a busy season ahead we need someone with proven experience who can take on a busy programme and work with the wider team to develop the potential of the centre.

Requirements for the job role:
SPA/RCI Award
UKCC British Canoeing Level 1 Coach Award (preferably L2 Core)
Valid First Aid certificate (minimum 16 hours)

Plus at least one of the following;

ML/WGL Award or equivalent - assessed
ERCA/IRATA
Valid Driving Licence

Salary - £28,00 per annum, plus training opportunities and support in gaining NGB awards.

To apply please follow this link: https://millonthebrueapplicationform.typeform.com/to/DB7Iwz.

To discuss your application please call Heather: 01749 812307

Start Date: 16th March

Interviews: To be arranged

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2. Kitchen Assistant

We are looking for a fun person to join our team.

The Kitchen Porter/Assistant will help ensure that the kitchen runs smoothly and ensure a high level of cleanliness in the kitchen.  You will work a minimum of 28 hours per week, predominantly Monday - Thursday, 12.30pm - 8.15pm and some weekends.  Lunches will be provided.

Salary - Minimum wage/National Living Wage

To apply please follow this link: https://millonthebrueapplicationform.typeform.com/to/DB7Iwz.

To discuss your application please contact Lou on 01749 812307

Start Date: Straight away

Interviews: To be arranged

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2. 2020 Instructors

We are looking for additional Instructors for the 2020 season.

We want you to get satisfaction and develop in your role, so you will work with the same group throughout their stay, building relationships and delivering a wide range of activities each week.

We will reward you for your loyalty and hard work with regular training opportunities and support in gaining NGB awards.

Ideally you will have some previous instructional, teaching or coaching experience and British Canoeing Paddlesport Instructor.

  • Training will be provided for the role.
  • Training Incentive Scheme in operation for additional training courses
  • Onsite accommodation available with WIFI and weekly cleaning.
  • Vibrant location with local facilities and social opportunities all within easy reach.

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3. Assistant Housekeeper

We are looking for a dynamic and organised person to help lead our Housekeeping team.

Mill on the Brue is an innovative family run Outdoor Activity Centre in Somerset with a strong environmental ethos. Established in 1982, the Centre provides residential and day courses for schools, youth and student groups, and summer camps for unaccompanied children. We also host events and functions throughout the year, including weddings and parties.

The Assistant Housekeeper will help to ensure a high standard of cleanliness throughout the centre and provide exceptional customer service for all of our guests. The role will oversee front of house during mealtimes to ensure an efficient and organised service.

You must have previous housekeeping experience, preferably in a hospitality or educational setting. You will need to be comfortable communicating with both adults and young people and be willing to go the extra mile.

You will work an average of 36 hours per week with occasional weekend shifts. Typically, the morning shift is 7.30am until approx. 3.30pm and the evening shift noon until approx. 8.00pm.

Salary - £16,623.36 plus pension contribution and free meals whilst at work

To apply please follow this link: https://millonthebrueapplicationform.typeform.com/to/DB7Iwz.

To discuss your application please call Linzi: 01749 812307

Start Date: Straight away

Interviews: To be arranged

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2. Kitchen Assistant

We are looking for a fun person to join our team.

The Kitchen Porter/Assistant will help ensure that the kitchen runs smoothly and ensure a high level of cleanliness in the kitchen.  You will work a minimum of 28 hours per week, predominantly Monday - Thursday, 12.30pm - 8.15pm and some weekends.  Lunches will be provided.

Salary - Minimum wage/National Living Wage

To apply please follow this link: https://millonthebrueapplicationform.typeform.com/to/DB7Iwz.

To discuss your application please contact Lou on 01749 812307

Start Date: Straight away

Interviews: To be arranged

Download Job Description

Online application form

4. Household Cleaners

We are looking for enthusiastic staff to assist our housekeeping team.  We can offer positions to people seeking either part time or full time work.  This is a fixed term contract until the Autumn.

Mill on the Brue is an innovative family run Outdoor Activity Centre in Somerset with a strong environmental ethos. Established in 1982, the Centre provides residential and day courses for schools, youth and student groups, and summer camps for unaccompanied children. We also host events and functions throughout the year, including weddings and parties.

You will help to ensure a high standard of cleanliness throughout the centre and provide exceptional customer service for all of our guests.

Previous housekeeping experience is preferable but not essential.

Full time hours are approximately 36 hours per week with occasional weekend shifts. Part time hours are available.  Typically, the morning shift is 7.30am until approx. 3.30pm and the evening shift noon until approx. 8.00pm.

Salary - Minimum/Living wage and pension contribution and free meals whilst at work

To apply please follow this link: https://millonthebrueapplicationform.typeform.com/to/DB7Iwz.

To discuss your application please call Linzi: 01749 812307

Start Dates: Various available

Interviews: To be arranged

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5. Group Leaders

We are now recruiting our Summer staff!

We are looking for enthusiastic, lively Group Leaders to assist on our Summer activity camps, 6th July - 22nd August 2020.

This is a great opportunity to learn about the outdoors, gain experience working with children (aged 8 - 15) and have lots of fun while you do it!
Food and accommodation are available and training for the role is provided.
To discuss your application please call Heather or Rachel on 01749 812307
Please see the job description and submit an application form by following the links below.
Salary - Minimum wage/National Living Wage.

Start Date: 6th July 2020

Finish Date: 22nd August 2020

Interviews: To be arranged

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6. WWOOF’s (World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms)

WWOOF is a world wide exchange network where bed, board and practical experience are given in return for help on organic farms. WWOOF provides excellent opportunities for organic training, changing to a rural life, cultural exchange and being part of the organic movement. As part of our membership with WWOOF, we are offering WWOOF posts here at Mill on the Brue. In exchange for your help in working in our vegetable and flower gardens, we provide you with comfortable and warm accommodation with delicious meals, full board and a variety of practical experiences. Stays of varied length are possible.

You can experience cultural exchange, eco-friendly gardening and being part of our environmental movement as well as social interaction with other young members of staff who also live on-site. If you are interested in a fun and rewarding time please get in touch for more details.

Dates available now until the end of November. You do have to be WWOOF member to volunteer.

You can download a Job description and an application pack below, or contact Gary at Mill on the Brue, Trendle Farm, Bruton, Somerset, BA10 0BA. Telephone: O1749 812307, or email: estate@millonthebrue.co.uk

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We’d like to thank all our volunteers that joined us last year; we’ve had an excellent response and successful year of WWOOFing!