location Location : Scotland, Trossachs

start date Start Date : Ongoing

salary The Salary : Training Course - 70 per week Training Supplement




Our aim is simply to provide you with the experience of a lifetime. Our extensive range of team building activities are ideally suited for groups of friends (Stag and Hen groups) or corporate development.

We provide activities to adult & family groups.


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We operate our course on a Volunteer Trainee basis. Your normal fortnight would consist of 3 days training per fortnight, 3 days off per fortnight and the remaining days of each week spent assisting with activities and helping us with developing our centre. This will include helping in the construction of new activities facilities, gardening & landscaping, general labouring, painting, miscellaneous DIY tasks etc.

There will be some overnight expeditions including hillwalking & canoe/kayak trips.




ideal candidate Who are we looking for?

Candidates must provide at least 2 references and complete our application pack & must be a minimum age of 18 at the start of the course. Some previous experience of a variety of outdoor activities is essential and most importantly an enthusiasm to learn and to work hard in the outdoor industry. Candidates should have a First Aid qualification that will be valid for the entire length of our Training Programme and a passport valid until at least 6 months beyond the end of the programme.

As candidates progress through training and NGB awards they will assist, & lead activity sessions. Candidates that show good instructing ability may have the opportunity to lead more of the activities we offer - a great asset to the CV of any aspiring instructor.


our offer What we can offer you

Action Adventure Activities – Volunteer Trainee Scheme
Start Date - Monday 8th April 2019
End Date - Sunday 27th October 2019

Trainee Supplement of £70 per week.

For 2019 we are recruiting candidates for our Volunteer Trainee Scheme. Candidates will receive training in all of the activities we provide as well as gaining several NGB qualifications.

Here's a couple of videos to watch that gives an idea of what we do.
https://www.facebook.com/AAActivitiesGartmore/1
https://www.facebook.com/AAActivitiesGartmore/2

Other training will include: Canyoning, Target Sports ( Archery, Axe Throwing, Crossbow Shooting, Air Rifle & Pistol Shooting), 4x4 Driving, Gorge walking and River Tubing, Paddle Boarding, Kayaking & Canoeing, Risk Assessments & Activity Logistics / Equipment Maintenance & Record Keeping.

There will be some overnight expeditions including hillwalking & canoe/kayak trips.

Candidates must provide at least 2 references and complete our application pack & must be a minimum age of 18 at the start of the course. Some previous experience of a variety of outdoor activities is essential and most importantly an enthusiasm to learn and to work hard in the outdoor industry. Candidates should have a First Aid qualification that will be valid for the entire length of our Training Programme and a full clean driving license.

As candidates progress through training and NGB awards they will assist, & lead activity sessions. Candidates that show good instructing ability may have the opportunity to lead more of the activities we offer - a great asset to the CV of any aspiring instructor.

We operate our course on a Volunteer Trainee basis. Your normal fortnight would consist of 3 days training per fortnight, 3 days off per fortnight and the remaining days of each week spent assisting with activities and helping us with developing our centre. This will include helping in the construction of new activities facilities, gardening & landscaping, general labouring, painting, miscellaneous DIY tasks etc.

Some uniform is provided and a kit list will be provided showing the minimum outdoor equipment that a trainee must have.

Trainees will be mentored by our Senior Instructor staff.

On completion of the course candidates will be ready to confidently move on to a career in the outdoors.

Accommodation is shared in large static caravans on a co-ed basis. All meals are provided.

The Qualifications and Courses included are:
British Canoeing - 2*
British Canoeing - Foundation Safety & Rescue Training
British Canoeing - Paddle Sports Leader
British Canoeing - Paddle Board Module
British Canoeing - 3* Whitewater Kayak
British Canoeing - 3* Canoe
Summer ML Training or Assessment – Mountain Leader Training Association
Candidates must be able to evidence 8 Quality Mountain Days at the application stage with 12 completed by the start of our Training Programme.

RCI Training or Assessment - Mountain Training Association

Membership, Registration & Course fees are included.

 




07393571240 | aaascotland@gmail.com











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