Explorer Miles application process
As soon as possible, please write and tell us, in no more than 1500 words:
1. How many volunteering hours you are pledging to volunteer (set yourself an achievable target and 50 hours is the upper limit for each applicant)?
2. Why taking part in Explorer Miles volunteering/social action will make a positive difference to you/why we should include you in the scheme.
3. How financial support from Explorer Miles will help you make the most of your time on our expedition programme.
4. What you are hoping to get out of your experience with British Exploring Society?
Please provide us with a named contact with up to date contact details who has an official status within the organisation / charity you are volunteering with:
full name and title,
This named person must be able to sign off and confirm your volunteering hours. They will be contacted by us when your volunteering log is handed in to confirm your volunteering hours.
Please note that we will not be able to process applications without an up to date referee.
Address your letter to: firstname.lastname@example.org
We will respond to your letter within 14 days, letting you know whether your application has been accepted or not.
If you are accepted for the scheme, we will require you to write a report on your expedition and give a presentation to your school, university or youth group/club about your expedition experience. Further details and guidelines will be provided at a later date.
How we will credit Explorer Miles
You will get a fixed credit for every hour you put in for volunteering, up to a maximum of 50 hours. For example:
10 Hours = 100 Explorer Miles = £100 off your expedition cost
25 Hours = 250 Explorer Miles = £250 off your expedition cost
50 Hours = 500 Explorer Miles = £500 off your expedition cost