Ready Steady Go

Your would like to volunteer for a short time and leave your mark of positive service at Our Chalet?

Are you looking for a new experience and challenge? Have you never been to the Swiss Alps but you wish that you could? Your are not afraid of hard work?

Our Chalet, the oldest World Centre of the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts, has a programme for volunteers who are interested in discovering a World Centre from a different perspective.

Everyone is welcome to apply, prior guests and staff as well as those who have not been here, we are happy to have anyone with us who is keen to lend a hand.

Ready Steady Go will happen from 30 April - 7 May 2015.

Deadline for Applications is 28th February 2015.

Application is available here. 

Ready Steady Go - April 2014
The Ready Steady Go provides the opportunity to work for a short time as a volunteer
: helping to clean up the Centre after a season and get ready for the following one.

Volunteers will be sharing few weeks with Guides and Scouts from all over the world, from many different cultures, who have many different ways to see the world.

Applicant Criteria

  • Aged 18 or over
  • Enjoys meeting and mixing with new people
  • Physically fit
  • Practical and not afraid of hard work
  • Can communicate in English

The days that you spend at the Chalet will involve a variety of tasks: general deep cleaning, collecting rubbish and recycling it, laundry, sweeping and/or snow shoveling, putting tents up, helping in the kitchen, preparing guest rooms, firewood preparation, repairing things, painting, scraping, waxing furniture, repairing walls, taking inventory ... and anything else needed to keep the Centre in good shape and image.

However, you will also have the chance to take part in some of day and evening programme activities, to explore the Adelboden valley, make new friends and impact the success of our first World Centre.

What are the benefits?

  • Board and lodging at Our Chalet
  • Personal and skills development
  • Programme activities
  • Laundry facilities
  • free wi-fi, linen and bedding are provided
  • International friendship and fun - guaranteed.


Save on travel costs - Purchase Guide & Scout transfer pass! 
Return ticket for only 75 CHF from any point of entry in Switzerland to Our Chalet.

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