Voluntary Work Experience and Placements
Dartington offers a range of opportunities for young people to gain experience working in a busy, dynamic environment.
Now receiving applications for 2019 Work Experience Week
Dartington is able to host between 8-10 students and we often receive more applications than places available. We select students based on their application form so please ensure you are clear why you are interested in a work experience placement at Dartington and what your skills and interests are.
Please also indicate if there is a particular department or area of work you are interested in. Previous placements that students have undertaken include Gardens & Woodlands and Conservation, Property Maintenance, The Shops (customer service and admin), Research in Practice (marketing and IT), Summer School (Events and Festivals), Sales and Events and Schumacher College.
• Download the Voluntary Work Experience application form
Completed forms should be returned to firstname.lastname@example.org or by post to:
Volunteer Manager, Volunteer Department, Higher Close Main Building, Dartington Hall, Totnes TQ9 6EP.
Voluntary Work Placements
Aim: To experience work-based learning in a specific field of work
Age: 16+ from a school, college or higher education institution (with the exception of home-schooled children)
When: A minimum of one week and a maximum of 12 weeks during July, August and September
Hours: No more than 36 hours per week; no uneccessarily long or anti-social hours; no more than five consecutive days out of seven
Breaks: Minimum 30 minutes every four hours
Duraciton of activities: One full week in each department/one month in each department/three months in one department
Variety of activities: Different activities will be on offer throughout the term
Please note that these are unpaid, non-residential roles.