OUTDOOR ADVENTURE
SEASONAL JOBS AND COURSES.

Fancy a career in outdoor adventure? The industry is growing, which means more activity centres, more instructors, and professional activity instructor training courses offering teaching qualifications from the National Governing Bodies.

Whether you are seeking a new challenge or looking to make use of your existing experience in outdoor adventure, we have plenty of jobs and courses to keep you busy all season. Newsletter subscribers hear about new jobs first!


POPULAR ADVENTURE JOBS

Head of Centre

Head of Centre

Manor Adventure is now inviting experienced Operational Managers and Heads of Centres to join our Senior Management team to develop and operate Willersley Castle.
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Sea.Change Foundation

Sea.Change Foundation

The Sea.Change Foundation is a fun-filled and inspirational programme that provides 14-18 year olds with the opportunity to learn about training and careers opportunities in the maritime industry. The programme runs over 5 days during the school holidays.
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Trainee & Experienced Instructors

Trainee & Experienced Instructors

Based at our activity centre on the North Devon coast, we are looking for Activity Instructors to lead or assist in a wide variety of activities including surfing, water-skiing, climbing and abseiling, rib rides and more.
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NEW JOBS & COURSES

Lead Activity Instructor

Lead Activity Instructor

We are looking for 2 lead instructors to assist the Activity manager in the deliver of outdoor activities. Duties include instructing activities, scheduling staff, activity maintenance, PPE checks, some cleaning and general duties. You'll also take part in the duty manager rota.
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Chef 2022

Chef 2022

We are looking for a Chef to join our vibrant team at our flagship Activity Centre, Condover Hall which is based in Shrewsbury, Shropshire. This is a Full Time, Permanent position.
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Permanent Catering Assistant 2022

Permanent Catering Assistant 2022

We are looking for Catering Assistants to join our vibrant team at our flagship Activity Centre, Condover Hall which is based in Shrewsbury, Shropshire. This is a permanent position based on annualised hours, starting from 1st February 2022.
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OUTDOOR ADVENTURE JOBS BY TYPE

activity instructor job

Activity Instructor Jobs


Activity instructor jobs (also referred to as multi activity instructors), are often based at a purpose built centre. The ultimate outdoor job, you may specialise in a couple of activities, or you may be trained to cover a wide range. Read advice given by industry insiders.
Activity Instructor Jobs

activity instructor courses

Activity Instructor Courses


Activity instructor training courses equip you with the skills and experience to enter the workplace as a qualified activity instructor. Gain NGB awards and professional tuition on the following courses.
Activity Instructor Courses

watersports jobs

Watersports Jobs


Our wonderful coastline and appetite for water based adventure sports has created a big demand for qualified instructors in surfing, water skiing, sailing and windsurfing. Read our watersports career guide to find out how to get qualified and get working.
Watersports Jobs

watersport courses

Watersports Courses


To work in watersports you need to get qualified. The following watersport centres offer a range of professional training courses covering many types of water sports from the RYA and BCU.
Watersports Courses


OUTDOOR RECRUITMENT ARTICLES


Most useful qualifications?

Most useful qualifications?

People often ask us which NGB qualifications they should be looking at achieving in order to kick start a career in outdoor adventure. To be honest is isn't an easy question to answer because it really depends on what you are planning to do long term. If you are completely new to the industry and looking to get started, you can either build up a few qualifications on your own, or you can try to get employed with a multi activity centre, who will usually offer you some NGBs as part of your training and qualification - this way you will also get some great experience too. Whichever route you decide, this article takes a look at which qualifications are most useful for budding instructors.

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Instructor characteristics

Instructor characteristics

If you want to work outdoors as an activity instructor you need to know the qualities that employers are looking for, and therefore, whether you are going to be suitable for the role. Instructing introduces you to lots of new people, often on a daily basis. You are required to quickly gel so that you can help them get the most from the new skills and experiences that they are there to take part in. That means you need to be a certain kind of person. In this article we look at the characteristics that separate good instructors from the rest, and discuss why these character traits are so important for the role.

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Triathlon coaching pathway

Triathlon coaching pathway

Inspirational Olympians and Britain's prominence in the sport of triathlon in recent years have resulted in a huge increase in interest, both in people wishing to take part in the three disciplines, and in those looking to coach the new influx of newcomers. British Triathlon is the national governing body, with further divisions for England, Wales and Scotland. In this article we give you a background to the sport, and talk about how to get involved in coaching at local club level and at national level.

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