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Refit Team – Volunteers Required – Ocean Youth Trust South


Are you between jobs, taking a gap year, or otherwise interested in a winter volunteering position where you can get food and accommodation, learn skills, have fun and help a charity? As a small charity, the successful candidate will need to be a strong team player with a positive attitude.

Help us over the winter – and learn new skills!

As well as our regular volunteers who come to help with our winter vessel refit for a weekend or a few days at a time, we usually need at least a couple of long-term volunteers to join the core refit team: perhaps to do a full refit, or at least to do a period of a few weeks or months rather than the odd day here and there that most volunteers can manage. In most years we will be in refit from the start of November to the end of March, though once in a while the refit may be shorter.

Full details on the refit team requirements and opportunities can be found on Ocean Youth Trust South’s website here: Refit Team | Ocean Youth Trust South ( and you can also email [email protected] giving your age; some information about any sailing or maintenance experience; a phone number as well as an email address, and tell us whether you have somewhere to live during the refit or would need to live in our accommodation. Please also confirm that you have somewhere to stay in the UK for any weekends and holidays when the refit is closed.

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