Join US at Our Chalet

Our Chalet offers an exciting volunteer leadership development programme for Guides/Scouts aged 18+ from around the world. We also have a small, paid long-term staff team.

why join us

By working or volunteering at Our Chalet you can experience the wonder of the Swiss Alps in a busy, international work place with a focus on leadership development, all while making a difference in the world. Your work helps children and young people from all over the globe have adventures, make international friendships, gain knowledge and skills, and find their path to become leaders and changemakers.

 

 

International Inclusion

Our volunteers, staff, and guests come from all over the world, from a huge range of backgrounds. Volunteering with us means being part of a truly diverse team.

Leadership and Skills Development

Our Volunteer Programme is designed to help you develop confidence as a leader and gain lots of new skills.

Swiss Alps

Where better to work than in the heart of the Swiss Alps? Our volunteers have plenty of opportunities to make the most of our beautiful setting.

Fun and Friendship

Lifelong friendships are formed in our volunteer programme. We ask you to work hard, but we make sure there are plenty of opportunities for fun and friends along the way!

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International Inclusion

Our volunteers, staff, and guests come from all over the world from a huge range of backgrounds. Volunteering with us means being part of a truly diverse team.
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Leadership and Skills Development

Our Volunteer Programme is designed to help you develop confidence as a leader and gain lots of new skills.
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Swiss Alps

Where better to work than in the heart of the Swiss Alps? Our volunteers have plenty of opportunities to make the most of our beautiful setting.
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Fun and Friendship

Lifelong friendships are often formed in our volunteer programme. We ask you to work hard, but we make sure there are plenty of opportunities for fun and friends along the way!

Opportunities

We have a number of different volunteer opportunities year round, and occasional staff vacancies. Find out more below.

Important notice

If you do not hold an EU or EFTA passport, nor already have the right to work in Switzerland, Swiss migration rules mean you must be aged under 36 at the time of volunteering and not have previously had a volunteer visa for Switzerland. This now includes UK passport holders. If you are selected for a volunteer programme and need a visa, Our Chalet will apply for this on your behalf. There are limited exceptions to this rule, such as for our service programme events (Ready Steady Go), please contact us if you have questions.

Careers

Are you looking for a job where you can be a changemaker? Ready to work hard in a busy, international environment?  
 
Find out about our long term staff vacancies.
 
 
 
 

Volunteers

Do you want to gain practical work experience in a busy residential centre? Do you want to give back to the Movement? Do you want to learn, challenge yourself, and make an impact?
 
Explore our volunteer opportunities that get you working in many different areas.

Volunteer specialists

Do you have the skills to specialise in one area while you volunteer? Our specialist volunteers pitch in with everything, but focus on a specific role, for example marketing and communications or programme.
 
Explore our specialised volunteer opportunities.
 

our team

Join our team and make an impact!