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Activity Instructors
Activity Instructors
Vacancy:
Acorn Adventure
Company:
Adventure Centre jobs (Multi sports, Working with children)
Category:
From April - August 2018
Dates:
UK Seasonal Package: National min/living wage, meals, tented accommodation at a great value rate and uniform provided. Overseas Seasonal Package – Wage, meals & tented or cabin accommodation, uniform and overseas travel provided.
Salary:

Now recruiting Activity Instructors for our 2018 season!

Our teams of Activity Instructors deliver taster activity sessions and an evening entertainment programme to our guests. We are looking for dynamic people who work well in a team and are also happy to get involved in other aspects of centre life from cleaning and serving at meal times to site work.

What we’re looking for…

Do you have plenty of energy, enthusiasm, motivation and the ability to relate to young people and adults alike? Then Acorn is the company for you! We’re looking for staff to deliver excellent customer service to our guests, whilst instructing fun and safe activity sessions for them.

If you love mucking in and working hard whilst instructing various activities and also having the opportunity to live in and explore some fantastic locations with like-minded people, then apply today!

We are ideally looking for people who can commit to working the full season from April to August 2018 and have experience of working in outdoor adventure with young people between 7-17 years old.

Our qualified roles require one or more of the following NGB Qualifications:

  • BC Level 2 Coach (Canoe or Kayak) or UKCC Level 1/2 Coach (Paddle sports)
  • BC 2*/3*/4* Canoe and/or Kayak
  • WWSR/FSRT
  • RYA Dinghy/Safety boat Instructor
  • SPA assessed (or trained)
  • GNAS/Archery GB, BFA/Go Fencing, NPLQ, YPS Rifles

If you don’t have any of these yet, don’t worry! We do also have a number of non-qualified positions for those who are passionate about getting a foot in the door of Outdoor Activities. All our staff participate in a comprehensive induction & training programme and will have the opportunity to complete pre and post-season training to gain NGB qualifications in different activities.

You don’t need to speak another language to work at one of our European centres; however, if you can speak French, Italian or Spanish, visits to nearby local towns can be a great way to brush up on your skills.

Why work for Acorn?

On top of the rewarding opportunity to help guests of all ages overcome fears and try new, exciting things, we can offer you:

  • A competitive seasonal package with 3 meals a day and accommodation included overseas, and available at a great value rate in the UK
  • The use of facilities and equipment in your free time
  • Opportunities to complete training and NGB qualifications
  • Personal development and progression – we love to promote from within!
  • The experience of a lifetime, working in beautiful locations making lifelong friends

All applicants must be at least 18 years old and have a UK/EU passport, UK residential address, a permanent UK National Insurance number and a UK bank account. We will be unable to take your application further before they have been obtained. We are unable to apply for a work visa/permit on behalf of an applicant.

A current Enhanced DBS Check or overseas equivalent is required for successful applicants.