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Are you looking for a job in the outdoors? Please find a list of job opportunities below:

Australian Camps Association - People Outdoors: Disability Support Worker - Recreation (VIC)

ACA_INDIGENOUS_V_PEOPLE_AFA.pngPeople Outdoors have an outstanding opportunity for motivated Disability Support Workers to combine their passion for working with people with a disability with their love for the outdoors and adventure activities.

To view the Position Description, please click here.

To apply please email a cover letter addressing the key selection criteria and a current and complete resume to peopleoutdoors@auscamps.asn.au.
An Australian Citizenship or a current Australian Working Visa is required.

For further information please contact the People Outdoors Office on (03) 9863 6824 or via email.

 
 

 
 

Australian Camps Association
COVID-19 Coordinator (6 Month Role)

ACA_INDIGENOUS_V_PEOPLE-OUTDOORS.pngDid you lose work because of COVID-19?

The Australian Camps Assocaition is seeking a COVID-19 Coordinator.

The Role
This role is pivotal in promoting the mission and work of the Australian Camps Association (ACA).
The role is full time for six months from the date of appointment and is based at the ACA office in Preston, Victoria.

Some travel may be required from time to time.

The Role’s key responsibilities are to:

  1. Keep abreast of COVID-19 regulations and business practices, by state, nationally and internationally.
  2. Update all COVID-19 resources and advice pieces in the ACA Member Resource Library.
  3. Provide regular communications to ACA members to ensure they know what they need to do in order to be compliant.

View Position Description here.

To Apply:

Applications must be made via the Jobs Victoria Online Hub here. If you've not used the Hub before you will be required to set up a login to use the site.

Jobs Victoria Online Hub Job ID: 8308

 
 

 
 

Australian Camps Association - People Outdoors
Assistant Camp Coordinator (6 Month Role)

ACA_INDIGENOUS_V_PEOPLE_AFA.png'Adventure for All' - Camps and Led Outdoor Experiences for People Living with Disability

People Outdoors (www.peopleoutdoors.org.au), a branch of the Australian Camps Association, was established in 1989 to provide outdoor recreation for people of all ages with physical or intellectual disabilities. The Australian Camps Association is a registered NDIS service provider certified with the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) and accredited with the Quality tourism Framework (QTF).

The Role

The role is full time during business hours and is based at the ACA office in Preston, Victoria. Some travel and out of hours work (eg weekends) may be required from time to time.

View Position Description here.

To Apply:

Applications must be made via the Jobs Victoria Online Hub here. If you've not used the Hub before you will be required to set up a login to use the site.

Jobs Victoria Online Hub Job ID: 8310

 
 

 
 

Allambee Camp
Outdoor Activity Instructor / Facilitator

AllambeeCamp_logo.jpgAllambee Camp is a small privately owned and operated residential camp providing outdoor adventure programs to mainly primary and secondary schools and community groups.

Allambee Camp is looking for an outdoor activity instructor / facilitator to assist with programs starting from August 2021.

The main duties include program delivery and leading of various outdoor adventure activities such as Flying Fox, Giant Swing, Abseiling, Archery, High & Low ropes, Raft Building etc. Help in other areas such as support of kitchen staff and housekeeping staff is also required.

An enthusiastic, flexible and open-minded person, willing to work variable hours (mainly Monday-Friday) is required to fill the position. Own transport required to get to/from camp.

Requirements:

  • Minimum Cert. III in Outdoor Recreation or equivalent.
  • Current Working With Children and Police Check.
  • Current First Aid Certificate HLTAID003.
  • Pool Lifeguard Qualification (of advantage). 

Please contact Imelda & Roman Cathomen for more information or apply with a current resume to info@allambeecamp.com

Where: Allambee Reserve (West Gippsland), Victoria, Australia

Closing Date: Friday, July 31, 2020

Contact...
Imelda & Roman Cathomen
Allambee Camp
390 Mirboo-Yarragon Road
Allambee Reserve Victoria Australia 3871

Phone: 03 5634 4221

Mobile: 0498 006 919

Email: info@allambeecamp.com

Website: http://www.allambeecamp.com

 
 

 
 

Camp Toolangi
Casual Activity Leaders

camptoolangilogo.jpgBe inspired, challenge yourself and educate for the future.

Located in the beautiful Yarra Valley only 20 minutes from Yarra Glen, Camp Toolangi is a 147-bed camp is set on 12 acers of natural bushland.  We offer adventure-based camps, retreats and private bookings for groups all year-round including weekends and holiday times.  

We are currently looking for passionate people to join our expanding activities team.

Whether you are new to the outdoor industry or an experienced outdoor professional, Camp Toolangi has a variety of roles on single and multi-day programs.

We have a large range of onsite activities for our groups including canoeing, high and low ropes, climbing tower, archery, flying fox, BMX biking and many more.

camptoolangi.jpgKey Responsibilities:

Within this role you will have the opportunity to:

  • Support and facilitate groups through adventure-based activities
  • Ensure activities are operated to the highest safety standards  
  • Work with groups to ensure a positive camping experience  

Applicants must hold or be willing to obtain:

  • Valid Working with Children Check
  • Provide First Aid and CPR Certificates
  • Australian National Police Check
  • Current Drivers Licence

Experience:

  • Experience in working with young people
  • Experience in delivering camp-based programs an advantage

Desired qualifications:

  • High ropes, climbing, canoeing, abseiling qualifications, Cert III in Outdoor Recreation or higher

How to apply:

Please send through your resume to the Program Staffing Manager: Josh Murray - josh.murray@bindaree.com

Bindaree Outdoor Education Services is committed to safeguarding children and young people. All applicants must comply with to our child safe protection policies and recruitment process. We are an equal opportunity employer and applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds are encouraged.

For all questions relating to this role please contact the Program Staffing Manager:

Josh Murray - josh.murray@bindaree.com​​​​​​​

 
 

 
 

Rowallan Guide and Scout Camp
Seeking Camp Ranger / Camp Warden

RowallanCamp.pngApplications are invited for the position of Volunteer Part Time, Resident Camp
Ranger
at Rowallan Scout and Guide Camps Riddells Creek, Victoria.

A three bedroom residence is provided in
exchange for services. The position would
suit a retired individual or couple. 

A background in Scouting or Guiding is
not essential. 

The position involves, but is not limited to:

  • Prepare and facilitate all uses of the Camps;
  • Greet and orientate arrivals,
  • Support campers during use and complete / facilitate essential maintenance of facilities and equipment.
  • Available to work varied hours/days as business dictates; most weekends and some weekdays required.

For further information about Rowallan Scout Camp: rowallan.org.au and Rowallan
Guide Camp: rowallanguidecamp.org.au
  
A job description will be forwarded on request to:  applications@rowallan.org.au

Applications close 26 th July

 
 

 
 

People Outdoors (Ballarat, VIC)
Disability Support Worker - Recreation

Australian Camps Association - People Outdoors: Disability Support Worker - Recreation (VIC)

ACA_INDIGENOUS_V_PEOPLE_AFA.png

THE ROLE:

The role is casual and will require your attendance and participation on a camp from start to finish. This role will involve shifts from Friday afternoon to Sunday afternoon, shifts on public holidays and during school holidays from Monday to Friday. Some minibus transports. Predominantly Ballarat and surrounds start and finish.

THE ROLE’S KEY RESPONSIBILITIES ARE TO MANAGE:

Program delivery:

  • To ensure the delivery of programs that are flexible and ensure outcomes are positive and of high quality
  • Provide high quality, professional and individualised support to participants.
  • Respect and develop professional relationships with participants, using appropriate terminology and creating a safe and comfortable environment.
  • Provide physical assistance as required to participants including all aspects of manual handling, lifting, bending, stretching and physical transfers of participants.
  • Provide assistance with toileting, showering, meal assistance, medication, grooming, dressing and other tasks as required.
  • Assist participants in participating in activities on camp by encouraging and facilitating involvement where possible and practical.
  • Report any observations that may affect participant activities and the running of the programs.
  • Write incident reports and report all incidents in accordance with policies to the Lead Disability Support Worker.
  • Work together with Co-Disability Support Workers and Volunteers.

Governance tasks

  • Complete documentation of attendance and outcomes for participants.
  • Promote and support People Outdoors programs.
  • Complete any other tasks as directed by People Outdoors.

An Australian Citizenship or a current Australian Working Visa is required.

View Position Description here.

For more information please contact Simon Milligan at simon@auscamps.asn.au

 
 

 
 

The Outdoor Education Group (VIC)
OUTDOOR EDUCATOR - EXPEDITIONS

OEG_2019logo.jpgAn Expedition Outdoor Educator is a unique and impactful role; you will share your knowledge and passion for the outdoors by guiding students in some of the most stunning and unforgettable locations around our beautiful country. Extended journeys can last from 10 - 30 days in length and provide tomorrow's leaders with the skills they need to thrive. This is the first time we are advertising externally for this role, so it's a great opportunity to apply for one of these rare experiences!

In this instance, as an Expedition Outdoor Educator, you will be working across the state of Victoria. 

You'll lead extended journey programs through Victoria's most dynamic and diverse landscapes. Cycle through the Gippsland Lakes region, paddle along the Mitchell River, set up camp beside the famous Snowy River and snow shoe through Victoria's valleys.

Our expeditions will be delivered during the following dates (some have staggered starts), and you can be contracted for individual or multiple programs. We will have some briefing days prior to the program as well:

  • 7 September- 16 September (10 days- various ie hike and paddle/ hike and canoe or hike and climb)
  • 11 September – 2 October (20 days- hike, snow shoe and raft)
  • 15 October – 29 October (15 days- hike, sea kayak and cycle)
  • 4 November – 7 December (20  days- hike, raft and cycle)
  • 6 November - 7  December (30 days- hike, raft and cycle)
  • 21 November – 20 December (30 days- hike, raft and cycle)

For more information on this role please click here or call Eyrnn 1800 888 900.

 
 

 
 

The Outdoor Education Group (VIC/NSW)
ACTIVITY SUPPORT SPECIALISTS

OEG_2019logo.jpgWe are looking for Raft, Rock, Sea Kayak, Ski and Climb Support Specialists to work on our journeys and expeditions.

RAFT SUPPORT ROLES

  • Raft Guiding experience to Grade 3+/4 – 30 Days minimum
  • Trip Leading experience to Grade 3 - 30 Days minimum
  • Swiftwater Rescue or equivalent.
  • Experience in Trip Leading ‘client guided boats’ preferred
  • Experience on Mitta Mitta River or Snowy River preferred

SKI SUPPORT ROLES

  • Trip Leading XC/Nordic Ski experience in a combination either resort or back country alpine environments – 30 Days minimum.
  • Experience in overnight snow camping skills essential.
  • Experience at Falls Creek preferred.

SEA KAYAK SUPPORT ROLES

  • Trip Leading experience on coastal or inland waters - 30 Days minimum.
  • Enclosed Sea Guide Certification or equivalent - Paddle Australia.
  • Experience in in multiple venues preferred.

VIC & NSW SPG/ MPG SUPPORT ROLES

  • Guiding clients on rock climbing and abseiling sessions in natural single pitch environments - 30 Days minimum.
  • SPG or MPG – ACIA Certification or equivalent.
  • Experience at Arapiles and Grampians preferred (VIC roles)
  • Experience multipitch guiding (MPG) a bonus.

Please click here to see more detail (including specific dates) or call Eyrnn on 1800 888 900 .

 
 

 
 

Kinglake Forest Adventures Camp (VIC)
Outdoor Facilitators

Kinglake_Forest_Adventures_logo.pngCasual / Freelance positions

  • Do you really want to inspire and develop young people and organisations?
  • Do you want to develop yourself?
  • Do you want to be part of a positive and inspiring team that thinks likewise and is genuinely connected?

Perhaps now, more than ever this rings true to you.

KFA has a reputation for innovative programs that you will not find eleswhere. Our team is experienced, diverse and motivated and our camp is full of energy and achievements the team is proud of. During the lockdown era we have been very successful in maintaining a strong culture within our team. Over winter, crew has created a number of new research informed program elements and now that spring is here two project teams are hitting the field to create brand new journey experiences. We will be trialling the first in late October at a well-known destination and the second is in a totally new location, breaking new territory.

As a group facilitator at KFA you will be involved in delivering our industry leading camp programs with wellbeing and life skills development being very prominent. Delivered in an outdoor forest setting at our residential camp, light expedition programs and soon to be extended expeditions.

The team generally consists of one third Cert IV Outdoor Reccers, one third recent teacher grads with OEd or SportRec and one third just great natural group facilitators. The common thread is an unshakeable focus on outcomes, a desire to continually learn and an intention to make all others in the whole team the best they can be.

KFA operates from 800 hectares of parks and forests just 60 minutes North of Melbourne CBD. Onsite shared accommodation and all meals are included for crew. If you fit the profile and would like to be a part of the family please enquire.

Camp Facilitation Duties may involve:

  • Facilitating initiative activities
  • Delivering challenge ropes experiences
  • Group facilitation throughout a themed camp
  • Leading overnight and multi day hiking trips
  • Coaching individuals and groups through experiential learning processes
    Note: At KFA you stay with the same group throughout the duration of the camp experience.

Selection Criteria:

  • Outstanding interpersonal and facilitation skills
  • Challenge Ropes Conductor certificate preferred but not essential
  • CPR, Anaphylaxis management and Level II First Aid or willingness to obtain
  • A commitment to truly understanding our programs including positive psychology and personal development components
  • A passion for achieving individual and group development
  • Current working with children card.

Desirable Qualifications:

  • A Cert IV in Outdoor Rec or equivalent.
  • Wilderness 1st Aid or Remote Area 1st Aid
  • Hard skills in Bush walking
  • Challenge Ropes Conduct or Supervise
  • Outdoor Ed or Sport and Rec teaching qualifications.

KFA is committed to creating a safe environment for children and young people. All applicants must comply to our child protection policy and drug and alcohol policy and will undergo a screening process prior to employment. If hired, you must provide a copy of a current working with children card and any noted qualification certificates.

Please visit our websites www.kfacamp.com.aujourneyorgdev.com.au and tourism experiences at www.kinglakeforestadventures.com.au for an insight into our camp.

Applications including two experience related references via email to Maddy Bennett at office@kfacamp.com.au

Applications close when a suitable candidate is found.

 
 

 
 

Bindaree Outdoor Education
Casual Outdoor Educators

bindareelogo.pngBe inspired, challenge yourself and educate for the future.

Bindaree Outdoor Education operates throughout Victoria within the State and National Parks utilising the beautiful country that we have on offer. Our journey, base and hardtop programs deliver hands on learning experiences to a variety of age and ability levels.

We are currently looking for passionate people to join our expanding program field team.

Whether you are new to the outdoor industry looking for a place to start or you are an experienced outdoor professional looking for a new challenge. Bindaree Outdoor Education has a variety of roles offering from single day and multi day work options.

We have a large range of programs that offer groups opportunities to partake in activities such as bushwalking, mountain biking, canoeing, white water rafting, rock climbing and more.

View the full job ad here.

For all questions relating to this role please contact the Program Staffing Manager:

Louis Callas - louis.callas@bindaree.com or 9720 9896

 
 

 
 

The Outdoor Education Group (VIC/NSW)
ACTIVITY SUPPORT SPECIALISTS

OEG_2019logo.jpgWe are looking for Raft, Rock, Sea Kayak, Ski and Climb Support Specialists to work on our journeys and expeditions.

RAFT SUPPORT ROLES

  • Raft Guiding experience to Grade 3+/4 – 30 Days minimum
  • Trip Leading experience to Grade 3 - 30 Days minimum
  • Swiftwater Rescue or equivalent.
  • Experience in Trip Leading ‘client guided boats’ preferred
  • Experience on Mitta Mitta River or Snowy River preferred

SKI SUPPORT ROLES

  • Trip Leading XC/Nordic Ski experience in a combination either resort or back country alpine environments – 30 Days minimum.
  • Experience in overnight snow camping skills essential.
  • Experience at Falls Creek preferred.

SEA KAYAK SUPPORT ROLES

  • Trip Leading experience on coastal or inland waters - 30 Days minimum.
  • Enclosed Sea Guide Certification or equivalent - Paddle Australia.
  • Experience in in multiple venues preferred.

VIC & NSW SPG/ MPG SUPPORT ROLES

  • Guiding clients on rock climbing and abseiling sessions in natural single pitch environments - 30 Days minimum.
  • SPG or MPG – ACIA Certification or equivalent.
  • Experience at Arapiles and Grampians preferred (VIC roles)
  • Experience multipitch guiding (MPG) a bonus.

Please click here to see more detail (including specific dates) or call Eyrnn on 1800 888 900 .

 
 

 
 

Wilderness Escape Outdoor Adventures (SA)
Outdoor Education Facilitators

wildernessescapelogo.pngPosition Objectives

To provide a positive and safe learning environment for people who attend a Wilderness Escape outdoor education program and/ or camps.

To support and uphold outdoor educational learning principles and promote a positive outdoor educational experience which will encourage the desire to participate in future outdoor experiences.

To supply and facilitate an environment in which people will learn skills in a broad range of outdoor educational activities as well as philosophies that will promote a desire to continue to participate and extend their outdoor skills and experiences in the future.

Requirements

  • Current Remote Area or Wilderness First Aid
  • Australian or New Zealand residency or a current working visa with clear travel plans.
  • Child Safe Environments, Responding to Abuse and Neglect;
  • DSCI clearance (working with children clearance) South Australia
  • MR (bus) License (preferable); will need to obtain Driver Accreditation on commencement.
  • Surf Rescue Certificate or Bronze Medallion.
  • Food Handling and Hygiene.
2 or more activity specific qualifications preferred with a willingness to extend

All Australian National Training Package qualifications will be accepted.  International qualifications will be considered.

  • Bushwalking; easy untracked to remote
  • Flatwater Kayak/Canoe Guide or Instructor – Australian Canoeing
  • Small Dinghy Sailing Instructor - Yachting Australia
  • Surf Coach Level 1 - Surfing Australia
  • High Ropes Facilitator, (internal practical training also provided).
  • Natural Surface Climbing - Top Rope Guide /Instructor
  • Instruct Snorkeling skills, PADI or SSI.

Preferences will be given to people who have experience with diverse age groups and styles of programs from base/ residential to journey based expeditions. 

Our pay and conditions come under a Fair Work registered Enterprise Agreement.   Full time instructing positions may be available. 

Wilderness Escape has been providing schools and other groups with quality outdoor programs for 28 years and is the largest provider of school camps, excursions and outdoor pursuits in South Australia and one of the largest on a national scale.  We provide outdoor experiences to schools from a junior primary level up to senior secondary. 

Our aim is to improve the relationship that people have with the outdoors and enjoy a range of recreational and educational experiences. We utilise outdoor settings as a means of escape from social stresses; to gain better understanding of ourselves; improve our relationships with others and find enjoyment associating within groups away from our structured surroundings.

South Australia is a great place to run outdoor programs as we can offer diverse activities and environments all year round.  The added variety of conducting day programs, base camps and journey expeditions helps to give balance. 

We are seeking passionate and enthusiastic instructors; people who have multiple qualifications.  We take care to give variety of programs to reduce burnout.   Work all year round is a refreshing reward when people come to South Australia.

Training and upskilling is advantageous and something we encourage and provide.  We have an extensive training calendar as we believe multi skilling continues to be a win/win.

Resumes and letters of interest can be directed to:
employment@wildernessescape.com.au

 
 

 
 

Bindaree Outdoor Education - Coastlife (NSW)
Casual Outdoor Staff

coastlife.jpgBe inspired, challenge yourself and educate for the future.

Coastlife is owned by Bindaree Outdoor Education Services which is a private company based in Melbourne’s eastern suburbs with a proud 30-year history specializing and delivering quality outdoor education programing to school and corporate groups throughout Victoria.


Coastlife has been providing exciting outdoor  education experiences to students from across NSW, the ACT and Victoria for almost 26 years and was recently purchased by Bindaree.
We work collaboratively with schools to design, plan and deliver exceptional outdoor education programs on the Sapphire Coast of New South Wales. Every program is tailor made to the client group with an educational, professional and fun focus. Coastlife provides an all-inclusive service by combining transport, quality catering, comfortable accommodation and creative outdoor education activities into one complete camp package.

Coastlife works mainly with secondary schools to deliver sequential, progressive and educational outdoor camp programs. We strive to set the highest standards in areas of safety and professionalism as well as program and curriculum development and are seeking experienced Outdoor Educators and / or Coastal Activity leaders to join our team from 2020 and into the future.

READ FULL JOB AD HERE.

For all questions relating to this role please contact the Program Staffing Manager:
Shannon Grass at Shannon.grass@coastlife.com.au

Thank you for your time and interest in this position.

We look forward to your application.
Workload:   Casual

 
 

 
 

Halls Outdoor Education (VIC)
Casual / Freelance Staff

halls_logo.pngHalls Outdoor Ed operates throughout Victoria providing quality outdoor education programs for its clients.  We also operate 3 hardtop venues. 

We are constantly recruiting casual staff to fill a number of positions throughout the year.

Halls OE has in place an Enterprise Agreement which governs its pay rates to casul staff.

We would like for freelance and casual staff to send their resume and logbook as their expression of interest to work for Halls OE.

Where: Gembrook, Victoria, Australia

Workload: Casual    

Closing Date: N/A

Contact... Rob Cooling
Halls Outdoor Education
Lot 3 Beenak Rd
Gembrook Victoria Australia 3820

Phone: 03 5968 1739

Email: robc@hallsoutdoored.com.au

Website: http://www.hallsoutdoored.com.au

 
 
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