YMCA Lakeside Adventure Jobs

Working for YMCA Lakeside

Quite simply our location is unbeatable! YMCA Lakeside has an enviable reputation in the Outdoor Education industry and is renowned for quality instruction and high standards. As part of the worldwide movement of YMCA's our ethos is of inclusivity and our aim is to change and enhance young lives. We are an educational charity which means any surplus income is put back into Lakeside to improve our facilities and ensure the best value for our school and youth programmes. Our entire team work hard to deliver the best experience for all our diverse guests. Our instructors are quite simply the best in the business and we all share a passion for working in the great outdoors. This year we're launching a £6.8m new Schools' Campus which means we can now comfortably accommodate over 450.

Why are YMCA Lakeside so good to work for?

YMCA Lakeside is a very special place to live and work. We offer a nurturing and supportive environment and emphasis is placed on the standard and quality of our training. We concentrate on your personal development and whilst we ask you to put a lot into your role - we know that you will reap the rewards and set yourself up for a great career. We understand that a career in this industry is not just a job- it's a lifestyle choice. We value all our employees and whilst we take our work and training very seriously the emphasis is very much on fun! We know that joining YMCA Lakeside as a trainee or junior instructor will open up so many opportunities. You will be linked up with a mentor form the senior instructor team; here you will learn not only how to lead activities but also how to run evaluation sessions where your feedback helps determine the impact our activities has on young lives. And what's more you'll make memories - and friendships that will last a lifetime.





Trainee Instructor Course

Trainee Instructor Course


Our intensive three-month development programme is designed to equip you with the essential skills in demand across the outdoor industry.
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Mountain Leader & Rock Climbing Instructor Course

Mountain Leader & Rock Climbing Instructor Course


If you love the outdoors, rock climbing or hillwalking and want to take your passion one step further to enable you to share your enthusiasm with others, then this is the course for you!
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