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We’re Hiring!

23 Nov 17

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Join our team as a Summer Representative!

Do you want to travel, earn and have an awesome summer all at the same time? Or do you know someone who would be perfect for this role?

Venture Abroad are recruiting Summer Representatives to spend the summer working with Scout and Guide groups in Switzerland, The Netherlands and Belgium. You will be on-site to offer support to visiting groups, doing all you can to ensure everybody has a great experience on their international trip!

With accommodation and transport costs included, plus a weekly salary, this is the perfect opportunity for outdoor-lovers wanting to enjoy a summer adventure and earn some money along the way!

Details of the Summer Rep positions as follows:

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Let’s Talk About Bullying

6 Nov 17


Books and films can spark positive discussion about difficult subjects. With Anti-Bullying Week approaching, why not incorporate some of these recommended resources into your sessions to teach kids about bullying?

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Where’s next on your list?

27 Oct 17

Iceland, Norway, Croatia or Spain? There really is a world of adventure on your doorstep so why miss out? Take a look around and see where you’re going to take your Scout or Guide next…


Ulfljótsvatn Scout Centre

Jump high quality

  • Touch down on the world’s most diverse landscape and begin your adventure of hiking, canoeing or even pony trekking
  • Enjoy daytrips out to visit Iceland’s capital city, Reykjavik and the stunning Great Geyser and Gulfoss waterfall
  • Staying at the Ulfljótsvatn Scout Centre, you will be situated in the ideal ‘base-camp’ in the depths of Iceland’s wilderness

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Venture Abroad and Rayburn Tours accredited Investors in People Gold Standard

4 Oct 17



Rayburn Tours and Venture Abroad has been an accredited Investors in People company for over 15 years. Having recently been awarded the Gold Standard for the 6th year running, it is hugely encouraging for both our staff and our customers to know that the company has received this recognition for upholding the very best in people management excellence. We pride ourselves on our superb customer service and a happy workplace means happy customers!

We ran a Q&A with Rayburn Tours and Venture Abroad Director and General Manager, Katie Boyden, to find out a little bit more about what this achievement means for the company.


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Visiting the Menin Gate; what to expect

29 Sep 17


More often than not, groups visiting Belgium on a Scout or Guide trip will want to take a trip to Ypres to attend the Last Post Ceremony at the Menin Gate. Whether you simply attend the ceremony or choose to participate, it is a moving experience for any group. 

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Visiting the Menin Gate FAQ’s

29 Sep 17


Attending the Last Post Ceremony is a deeply moving and important experience so we anticipate you’ll have a few questions about what to expect.

We’ve compiled a list of FAQ’s to help answer any questions you may have about attending and participating in the Last Post Ceremony but if you can’t find the answers you’re looking for, you can call the team on 01332 342050 and we’ll be happy to provide you with more information.

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