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Volunteers & Friends

Volunteer in a beautiful environment and enjoy new experiences while learning new skills. Join our group of Volunteers and Friends today.

Volunteer at Holt Hall

Would you like to help with conservation work in the grounds, lend a hand in the walled garden or work in the popular cafe on open days?  We have a core group of friendly volunteers who work closely with the Holt Hall team and are always looking for new members to join their group.  The volunteers provide invaluable  support to the Holt Hall staff while gaining new skills and experiences.  We have regular volunteer groups working at the Hall on Monday and Wednesday mornings in the grounds and walled garden, plus a group of volunteers who run the cafe during our busy open days.

If you would like more information about volunteering at Holt Hall, please call the office on 01263 713117 or email holthall@educatorsolutions.org.uk


Friends of Holt Hall

Friends of Holt Hall is an independent registered charity established to support working with young people, to promote their active engagement with the environment and to develop opportunities for their social and emotional wellbeing.

Membership of the Friends of Holt Hall is FREE and open to all who share our aims. Friends are invited to attend the AGM and all regular meetings at Holt Hall where ideas and events relating to fundraising and volunteering are discussed and developed. The current Chairman of the Friends of Holt Hall is Tom Green.

To find out more about the Friends of Holt Hall, please contact the Secretary, by emailing holthall@educatorsolutions.org.uk

Please check our News section for details about future meetings and events.

FOHH Bursary Scheme

Our continuing fundraising activities regularly enable us to make one-off grants to the work of Holt Hall and acts as a resource for young people up to the age of 25, in particular those using Holt Hall to advance in life and develop their skills and capabilities to enable them to participate in society as independent, mature and responsible individuals.

The FOHH Bursary and Grants scheme has been set up to promote access to the full range of Holt Hall services and maximise opportunities for young people to:

  • Access Holt Hall’s high quality residential and day visit experiences
  • Participate in work experience and other developmental experiences for young people, potentially leading to employment in the environmental sector
  • Inclusion in special projects run by Holt Hall or its partners in support of the outcomes promoted by FOHH

Click here to download the bursary application form.

Completed application forms to be emailed to holthall@educatorsolutions.org.uk

 Bursary funding testimonials

‘A disadvantaged child who was provided with a bursary from FOHH towards the cost LOVED the food (and ate a lot) and just thoroughly enjoyed EVERYTHING.’ June 2019

‘Students have benefited so much. Thank you. Both have complicated family set-ups and limited resources. Time away from home improves confidence, resilience and well-being.’ June 2019

‘3 children were able to join in because of your funds. They wouldn’t ever get these opportunities without the support. Thank you.’ June 2019

  • Volunteer in the Courtyard Cafe at one of Holt Hall’s open days – all proceeds from the cafe go to FOHH bursary fund.
  • If you would like to support FOHH with a donation, donations are welcomed via cheque, cash or paypal.



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