1309c957 (683x1024)We’re a charity-run outdoor activity and conference centre with a small team.  To grow and build capacity, we would love people to help us with the following areas.  So if you feel you’ve got a few hours to spare and help, fancy a career as an outdoor instructor or just to be part of a quirky and fun team sometimes, please get in touch and let us know which areas you’d like to help with, and how much time you can spare a week or month.

Volunteering Opportunities

Outdoor activities / instructors – find out what it takes to be a freelance outdoor instructor from some of the best and most experienced instructors in the North West 

Reception / admin – answer the phone, cover the desk, take phone messages, assist with conference/meeting room set ups and help us with simple enquiries.

Catering / food service – work alongside Kirsty and her team in our kitchen, serving up breakfasts, light lunches, BBQS and three course meals –  made from scratch with quality locally sourced ingredients.  We would especially welcome help with large groups (60-180)

Indoor maintenance – if you’re handy with a screwdriver or paintbrush, please help us maintain our 20 bedrooms and 4 meeting rooms

Grounds maintenance  – mowing, pruning, weeding, sweeping leaves, tidying up flower pots, basic gardening

We already work closely with Bolton Conservation Volunteers – contact Rick Parker there for more ideas and opportunities as they also help with projects around Lever Park/Rivington Pike.


School Work Experience

1309c954 (683x1024)We support quite a few high schools in Chorley and Horwich with their work experience programme – including one from Paderborn, Germany (hello Elke!) and are currently at capacity with offering work experience opportunities.

If you’d like to be added to our waiting list, please email info@andertoncentre.co.uk and state the area of interest (business admin/reception; outdoor instructors, food service/catering).