Volunteer Ranger

Rowallan Scout Camp and Rowallan Guide Camp share an on-site Ranger. From time to time a new volunteer is sought for this important role.

Volunteer Part Time, Resident Camp Ranger

Looking for a tree-change in the Macedon Ranges in a beautiful 74ha bush setting, then here is your chance!!

Rowallan Scout Camp and Rowallan Guide Camp are seeking to appoint a volunteer Camp Ranger (single or couple).
This is potentially, a multi-year appointment, preferably not less than 12 months.

The Campsites are a part of Scouts Victoria and Girl Guides Victoria and are located about 1hr North West of Melbourne Victoria in the Macedon Ranges near the beautiful township of Riddells Creek.

The role involves, but is not limited to;

  • provide general presence;
  • prepare and facilitate all uses of the Campsites;
  • greet and orientate arrivals;
  • support campers during use;
  • oversee the Campsites, including the enforcement of fire restrictions;
  • inspect the buildings with Group Leaders to ensure they are cleaned to satisfaction;
  • complete or facilitate essential maintenance of facilities and equipment as per schedule;
  • clear fallen trees when across roads or Campsites;
  • manage firewood stores for camper use;
  • maintain the general cleanliness of the camping area;
  • mow grass around the buildings; poison grass as needed;
  • check LPG tank and water tank levels, take action as required;
  • reporting of head counts to the booking office;
  • provide a written report to the monthly committee meeting;
  • manage a petty cash float and the odd customer cash transaction;

You should be;

  • capable with a chainsaw *;
  • able to drive a tractor for slashing etc. *;
  • able to drive the Camp Ute with manual transmission; +
  • be available to work varied hours/days as business dictates;
    most Friday/weekends and some weekdays required.

* Instruction / Training can be provided.
+ Car license required.

On-site Residence

Due to the ongoing on-site presence required to deliver the responsibilities and duties in the role, occupancy within the on-site 3-bedroom residence with office, is made available to the volunteers undertaking the role in line with the Occupancy Agreement.
Volunteers undertaking the role are requirement to occupy the above residence.
The Occupancy Agreement includes Internet, water, and wood for the heater. It does not include electricity usage or personal phone.

At present the residence is mostly furnished, and is available to the occupant.


No business is to be run from the residence with out prior approval.

Time away from the Campsites is permitted, with sufficient notice to the camp committee.

A background in Scouting or Guiding is not essential. Membership of Scouts Victoria will be required including WWCC; permission to have a Police Check done; and completion of mandatory online training for WHS and Child Safe.

For further information about the Campsites;

Applications close 30th Oct

If you are interested or would like more information, please fill out the form below.