Volunteer at Paws in Tents 2020

Are you looking for something to do over the Summer which will help change lives, build new skills and is great fun? Then consider volunteering at Paws in Tents 2020 from the 1st till the 6th of August 2020 at Park Farm Camping in Dereham, Norfolk. We have 5 exciting volunteering roles avalible at camp:


Entertainment Volunteers:

This is a really fun and physically demanding volunteering role in which you will be enabling campers to participate in activities, to have fun and gain unique experiences the young people normally wouldnt be able to access. You will help every young person feel valued and help them to realise just how amazing they are. You will achieve this by running games and activities such as duck- duck- goose, treasure hunts and parachute games. You will also help to supervise young people when parents need a break or wish to participate in an activity which the young person doesnt want too. To find out more about the role please click here. 


General Camp Volunteers:

As a general camp volunteer you would play a vital role in the smooth running of camp and have lots of fun and learn new skills in the process. General camp volunteers do a whole variety of tasks including helping with campfire cooking, problem solving, supporting families and assiting with the set up and pack down of camp. To find out more about this role please click here. 


Canine Support Volunteers:

Canine support volunteers are our dogs best friends on camp! This role involves helping with dog workshops, supervising and handling dogs when their owners are unable to or the dog is struggling with the environment and supervising canine activities such as agility. This is a really fun role for dog lovers and people wanting to improve their experience handling/training dogs. For more information about this role please click here. 


Camp Cafe Volunteers:

Camp cafe volunteers run the camp cafe which is the heart of our Paws in Tents camp. The camp cafe contains the reception, camp shop, camp cafe and activities such as calming colouring, building blocks, board games and cup stacking. Camp cafe volunteers will be engaging families in the cafe activities, providing support for families,  serving food and drinks and manning the reception and shop. This is a more relaxed and less physically demanding role. For more information about this role please click here. 


Volunteer Support Team Member:

The volunteer support team are there to support those in the above volunteering roles both practically and as peer mentors. This role is perect for compassionate individuals looking for a less physically demanding volunteering role who have or wish to work on their leadership skills. To find out more about this role please click here. 



How to apply and what happens next...

If you would like to apply to volunteer at Paws in Tents 2020 please complete the application form by clicking here (or go to https://forms.gle/43PF5gTa9h1AfL2T7). Once 

we have recieved your application form we will email you to arrange convinient time for an informal telephone/skype/facetime conversation (if you require an alternative format as a reasonable adjustment please let us know and we will accomedate this). This will be an opportunity to ask any questions you have about the role and for us to get to know you better. If you wish to continue with your application at this point we will ask you to provide 2 references. Once your references are back we will let you know if you are being accepted as a voluteer subject to DBS check. 


At this point you will be sent the details for obtaining your enhanced DBS check (formally know as CRB) and be sent your virtual induction training. Throughout the interview and training process we will regularly check in with you to ensure you're feeling supported and have any questions answered quickly and accurately.