Activity Instructor

with Girlguiding

newspaper Activity Instructor Watersports Paddlesports Climbing
locationUK, Blackland Farm (East Grinstead, West Sussex), Foxlease (Lyndhurst, Hampshire), Glenbrook (Hope Valley, Derbyshire) & Waddow Hall (Clitheroe, Lancashire)
start dateSummer Season 2022 (April)
salary £10.16 + £0.38 Location Allowance per hour (if based at Blackland Farm or Foxlease)
accommodation includedAccommodation included
training providedTraining provided

We build girls' confidence and raise their aspirations. We give them the chance to discover their full potential and encourage them to be a powerful force for good.

Activity Instructor

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Let fun and adventure be at the heart of your everyday!

We are currently recruiting for enthusiastic & energetic Activity Instructors for our 4 unique & exciting national Activity Centre venues based in Derbyshire, Lancashire, Hampshire & Sussex.

As an Activity Instructor for Girlguiding, you will put fun and adventure at the heart of your delivery, providing effective leadership and instruction to a variety of guest, and engaging with them through exciting and adventurous sessions! These sessions provide a hands-on taster experience and includes everything from canoeing and kayaking to rock climbing and zip wire!

You will have a strong interest in outdoor adventure and take pride in your work, ensuring that the customers’ needs are recognised and prioritised. You will be the public face of Girlguiding, being one of the first points of contact for our customers, and you will regularly work alongside volunteers to support the delivery of Girlguiding’s fun and exciting events, ensuring that the customer experience will be at the heart of what you do.

The ideal candidate will therefore have great attention to detail and be able to work efficiently and thoroughly, whilst maintaining excellent high standards for our guests, and ensuring those first impressions count.

Girlguiding values the differences that a diverse workforce brings and is committed to inclusivity, and to employing and supporting a diverse workforce. Girlguiding is proud to be part of the Stonewall Diversity Champions programme, a member of the Business Disability Forum, and a member of Time to Change. While Girlguiding’s young members may be women only, our staff team is mixed gender. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

We are committed to supporting our staff to achieve a good work-life balance and offer flexible working options wherever we reasonably can. Girlguiding is a COVID secure employer, providing support for all employees during the current pandemic. All staff are required to carry out our online health and safety training and complete a DSE risk assessment to ensure we can provide the support you require.

ideal candidate Who are we looking for?

Desirably, you will hold 2 NBG qualifications or recognised equivalent (BCU, SPA, UKCC Level 1, BFA grade 1, CWA, GNAS). Girlguiding will train you to acquire the relevant qualifications.

For insurance purposes, applicants must be a minimum of 18 years old.

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