Job vacancies and voluntary opportunities

Current job vacancies

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Various Housekeeper Roles

Salary: £9.31/hr 

Hours: Negotiable hours (flexi-shifts)

Are you looking for a part-time role within a fantastic team working for an educational and environmental charity? We are offering various housekeeper roles to maintain excellent standards of cleanliness and service to the guests using our venue. We are looking for a reliable team player with high standards, excellent attention to detail, and a can-do attitude. Good communication skills are essential, as is a good level of overall fitness. The role is for 12 hours per week and will include some weekend work. We are a family-friendly employer and are happy to accommodate any regular commitments as best we can.

Benefits include a pension, regular team training/social events, free parking and 28 days holiday a year (including bank holidays, pro-rata). Due to our rural location, you’ll need to be able to arrange your own transport.

Please send your CV to to apply. 

Volunteering opportunities

Volunteer Market Gardener

Salary: voluntary position
Hours: 2 days per week; approx. 6 hours per day

We are looking for someone with enthusiasm and experience in fruit and vegetable growing to join our friendly and dedicated team. Working alongside our Market Gardener, you will need to be available to volunteer regularly and have experience of planting, growing and harvesting crops.

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Please send your CV to if you are interested in getting involved.

Volunteer Kitchen Assistant

Salary: voluntary position
Hours: flexible

Are you interested in local, seasonal and organic food? Are you a keen cook looking to improve your skills or someone wanting to boost their kitchen confidence? The role is to assist in preparing, cooking and serving a range of foods and meals and will include full training and the chance to experience and learn with our Head Chef using carefully sourced ingredients from onsite and the surrounding locality.

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Please send your CV to if you are interested in getting involved.

Other voluntary opportunities

Opportunities arise across the organisation to work alongside our staff in the gardens, kitchen, office and education teams. Take a look at our Volunteer page.

Work experience

Bore Place has lots of opportunities for students and others to gain work experience. Take a look at our Work Experience page.

Website photography

We are particularly grateful to many of our volunteers and others who have contributed some stunning photos to this website including: Clore Foundation, Pippa Green, Wendy McDonnell, Andrew Johnson, David Salmon, Helen Carey, Ian Leach, Julia Bracewell, Karen Shepherdson, Rebecca Douglas, Stella Cole, Becky Baldock, Jo Sheach, Jen Sayers, Sue Potter and Sparky Palmer.

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