Current Vacancies

We are delighted that you are interested in working for Frylands Wood Scout Outdoor Centre.

Below you can find details of our current vacancies:


Apprentice Activity Instructor

Are you a natural in the great outdoors? Lewisham Scouts are seeking to appoint someone who has the aptitude and ability to undertake an apprentice programme of on and off the job training and gain experience as an Apprentice Activity Instructor at its outdoor centre – Frylands Wood.

You will learn and develop the necessary skills and experience to assist in the delivery of safe, high quality outdoor education and training courses for children, young people and adults, and will work towards an NVQ Level 3 in Activity Leadership and appropriate technical certificates including National Governing Body awards.

In addition to working with groups in the outdoors, you will contribute to the daily duties of a residential centre and a rota of evening and weekend duties.

Frylands Wood is located in the green belt, on the border of Croydon, Greater London and Tandridge, Surrey. It is a 65-acre estate comprising of mixed woodland and camping fields. It is bordered by woodland and township. It has purpose built residential buildings that sleep up to 62 people.
The Outdoor Centre is managed and operated by Lewisham District Scout Council.

To apply, please send a CV with a covering letter of no more than two sides of A4 explaining how you meet the person specification and what you can bring to the role to Barry Goswell at

Hourly rate: Apprentice National Minimum Wage

Working Hours:  36 hours per week including evenings and weekends

Closing Date: 5pm on Sunday 14th April 2019

Interview Date: A selection day and interviews will be held at Frylands Wood Scout Outdoor Centre on Saturday 27th April 2019