CURRENT OPPORTUNITIES

Find out more about the different volunteer opportunities available at Our Chalet.

CURRENT OPPORTUNITIES

Apply now for one of our current volunteering opportunities at Pax Lodge!

CURRENT OPPORTUNITIES

Apply now for the experience of a lifetime, and volunteer at Our Chalet!

THINGS TO DO

Sangam Tour

Come to Sangam and have a tour of the house and property while learning about our history. Tours are free of charge and include a Sangam Pin! Please let us know in advance when you are coming, so that we can organize your tour.

Join the programme

Want to spend more time with the Sangam Team than just a short Tour? Come and join our programme!

This needs to be booked in advance.  Activities are dependent on the day that you can come and visit. Contact  guestservices@sangamworldcentre.org for more information.

OPPORTUNITIES

There are many different types of volunteering position available:

New Project

Important notice

If you are outside of the EU, Swiss visa rules mean you must be aged under 35 at the time of volunteering and have not previously had a volunteer visa for Switzerland.

Career Opportunities

Do you want to gain practical working experience? Do you want to give back to the movement? Do you want to learn, challenge yourself and make an impact?

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Live your dream – Volunteer at Our Chalet! Get ready for 2022 opportunities!

INTERN OPPORTUNITIES

Do you want to gain practical working experience? Do you want to give back to the movement? Do you want to learn, challenge yourself and make an impact?

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THINGS TO DO

DAY TOURS

Our Chalet offers guided and self-guided tours of the Centre for anyone who wishes to learn about the Centre’s history and experience the beauty of the site for a short time.

PROGRAMMES AT OUR CHALET

Our Chalet specialises in the provision of programmes for members of the Guiding and Scouting movement.

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Stay for a night or for two weeks. Have fun with new friends or take time for yourself in the peace of the quiet mountain air. Discover Our Chalet’s history and learn about WAGGGS’ current work around the world. Relax in the T-Bar or bring your group together in the Conference Room.

Events at our chalet

We have loads coming up and we want you to be part of it all. Check out what we have in store for you in 2022 and 2023! Summer 2024 events will open 24 months in advance so watch this space!

Activities at our chalet

Our Chalet offers guided and self-guided tours of the Centre for anyone who wishes to learn about the Centre’s history and experience the beauty of the site for a short time.

Guided Tour of Our Chalet

First time to Our Chalet? Why not come and learn about Our Chalet through a presentation, and interesting stories about the Centre and the Our Chalet family past and present. CHF 5 per person or CHF 10 per family. All groups must book in advance.

Guided Tour with Pinning Ceremony

A special ceremony at the flagpole which includes a welcome from Our Chalet staff, the presentation of a traditional Our Chalet pin, and raising of the flag. Followed by a guided tour of Our Chalet. CHF 18 per person. All groups must book in advance.

Self-Guided Tour of Our Chalet

Self guided tours are available between 9am and 5pm (last start time for tour). Register on arrival at Reception where you will be given a self-guided tour sheet to help you find your way around the site. Self-guided tours are free of charge. Book your visit in advance.

Our Chalet Challenge

Take part in the challenge and earn a badge! The Our Chalet Challenge is a great way to enhance your World Centre Experience and learn more about Our Chalet, the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts, Switzerland and the environment.

TWILIGHT HIKE

Our Chalet staff will guide you on an evening walk towards Bonder falls. The walk will take approximately one to three hours round trip and is suitable for most fitness levels. On a clear night you will have an opportunity to admire the sky and the stars with minimal light pollution.

Craft Night

If learning or teaching craft is your passion please join our staff on this evening. You will have the opportunity to make Swiss paper creations.
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Campfire

A traditional Guide and Scout Campfire available at any season. Come and join, teach us and learn some new songs and games.
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Swiss Night

During this evening programme you will have the opportunity to learn more about Switzerland, its history and people. Act out the legend of William Tell, learn a Swiss folk song, play a game and taste delicious Swiss chocolate fondue.
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Games Night

Games night are special in Our Chalet varying from longer, strategic wide games to short, energetic and creative ones. There will be outdoor and indoor games from all over the world but most of all full of fun and laughter.
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CHANGING LIVES

With the first-ever WAGGGS Giving Day now complete, all that is left to say is thank you. On behalf of all WAGGGS volunteers and staff, thank you for the kindness and generosity that you have shown to the Movement on this monumental day. We are both truly grateful for every single person’s involvement.

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CHANGING HISTORY

With the first-ever WAGGGS Giving Day now complete, all that is left to say is thank you. On behalf of all WAGGGS volunteers and staff, thank you for the kindness and generosity that you have shown to the Movement on this monumental day. We are both truly grateful for every single person’s involvement.

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WHY I GUIDE

With the first-ever WAGGGS Giving Day now complete, all that is left to say is thank you. On behalf of all WAGGGS volunteers and staff, thank you for the kindness and generosity that you have shown to the Movement on this monumental day. We are both truly grateful for every single person’s involvement.

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CHANGING MINDSETS

With the first-ever WAGGGS Giving Day now complete, all that is left to say is thank you. On behalf of all WAGGGS volunteers and staff, thank you for the kindness and generosity that you have shown to the Movement on this monumental day. We are both truly grateful for every single person’s involvement.

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I WANT TO BE ABLE TO CREATE IMPACT

With the first-ever WAGGGS Giving Day now complete, all that is left to say is thank you. On behalf of all WAGGGS volunteers and staff, thank you for the kindness and generosity that you have shown to the Movement on this monumental day. We are both truly grateful for every single person’s involvement.

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A BETTER WORLD

With the first-ever WAGGGS Giving Day now complete, all that is left to say is thank you. On behalf of all WAGGGS volunteers and staff, thank you for the kindness and generosity that you have shown to the Movement on this monumental day. We are both truly grateful for every single person’s involvement.

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CHANGING LIVES

With the first-ever WAGGGS Giving Day now complete, all that is left to say is thank you. On behalf of all WAGGGS volunteers and staff, thank you for the kindness and generosity that you have shown to the Movement on this monumental day. We are both truly grateful for every single person’s involvement.

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CHANGING LIVES

With the first-ever WAGGGS Giving Day now complete, all that is left to say is thank you. On behalf of all WAGGGS volunteers and staff, thank you for the kindness and generosity that you have shown to the Movement on this monumental day. We are both truly grateful for every single person’s involvement.

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Enjoy safety, value, comfort and convenience.
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adventure

Learn to be bold and explore new horizons.
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Empowerment

Build character, gain knowledge and acquire life skills.
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Culture

Foster a global exchange of ideas and an atmosphere of learning.
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impact

Take part in initiatives that affect positive change.
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moments

Collect memories to cherish for a lifetime.
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identity

Instil a sense of belonging and community.
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friendship

Forge lifelong bonds and create a global network.
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WELLNESS

Enhance wellbeing and instil healthy habits.
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nature

Engage with the surrounding natural environment.

Community Programme

The Sangam community programme offers participants a unique, high quality volunteer experience. Tare means ‘Star’ in Hindi. As part of the community programme, you become ‘stars’ of the Sangam family.

2022

1 Jul – 28 Jul

4 Week Programme
£1,288 for shared dorm room