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Camp Cooks

We’re hiring cooks at our Tented Villages near Swanage. The perfect outdoor summer job in the Dorset countryside. No previous experience or qualifications required.

Recruiting now for summer 2023

The Camp Cook role is possibly one of the most important jobs in the company – keeping everyone fed! You will be responsible for meals for your given camp, no previous experience needed just a basic understanding of cooking and the willingness to immerse yourself in camp. Sticking to a step by step guide you will be given in house training and put through a health and hygiene qualification, which will have you turning out chilli for 60 in no time!

What you need

  • To be fun and outgoing and be able to work as a member of a small team
  • Good self management, time keeping and turnout
  • The desire to keep striving for excellence in everything we do
  • Enjoy working in the outdoors with students of all ages


  • Preferably available for staff training and setup (paid) week commencing 1st May
  • Preferably available for camps peak weeks 8th May – Mid July (opportunity of further work August and September)

Desirable but not essential on application

  • Enhanced DBS certificate issued within the last three years
  • First aid qualification
  • Health hygiene qualification
  • Any adventurous sport or leadership qualifications ( with the opportunity to work on sessions throughout the programme)

What you get

  • £650 – £700 per week dependant on position
  • Food and accommodation included on camp
  • Bunk house available on days off
  • Discounted CPD courses
  • Be part of a fun and enthusiastic established team!

Why Work for Us?

  • Working in the outdoors and taking pride in achieving consistently amazing feedback
  • Make every student’s trip unique and unforgettable from the moment they arrive to the moment they leave
  • Opportunity to take part in varied activities and gain experience and qualifications
  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Opportunity to stay on site between camps
  • Flexible employment opportunities with camps running from May through until the end of August
  • In house training

Apply now

Get in touch

If you would like to find out more information about camp cook positions, please get in touch!

Contact us on 01929 422480