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Are you looking for a job in the camps and led outdoor sector?  Please find a list of job opportunities below:

 
 
 
 

Australian Camps Association - People Outdoors (Victoria)
Camp Administration Officer

We're Hiring - Camp Administrator.pngThe Australian Camps Association (ACA) is seeking to fill the entry level position of Camp Administration Officer for the People Outdoors (PO) team.

ACA, is the national peak body for camps and associated providers, believes that participating in supported outdoor experiences through camps and adventure activities leads to happier and healthier lives. Our vision is to facilitate ‘more people outdoors more often'. We provide information, resources, services and training to over 240 members across Australia.

People Outdoors programs are hallmarked by a high level of communication with parents/guardians and campers, including a personal pre-camp (intake) meeting and post program evaluation. Our programs only operate at Australian Camps Association member campsites that are accredited with the QTF program. People Outdoors programs are outcomes focused and are all about fun, personal development, social connection and enjoying the great outdoors.

The role is Full Time, and is based at the ACA office in Preston. This is an entry level position. Some travel and out of hours work (e.g. weekends) may be required from time to time.

View the Postition Description here. View Job Ad on Seek.

Applications close on Thursday 29th February 2024 and all enquiries are to be sent via email to Sandra Murphy sandra@auscamps.asn.au.
 

 
 

 
 

Australian Outdoor Education (New South Wales)
Outdoor Leaders

AustralianOutdoorEdlogo1.pngAustralian Outdoor Education is a small vibrant company with a wide array of services  including; School camps, Award centre for The Duke of Edinburgh Award (Administration and Adventurous Journeys), the delivery of Cert II & III in Outdoor Recreation/Leadership, mentoring, support services, respite programs and transport services. Our aim is to get people of all ages outside and to provide a positive learning experience. If you like the sound of that, we like the sound of you.

IDEAL CANDIDATE:
  • Cert III or higher Outdoor Recreation/Leardership (or equivalent).
  • Qualifications in at least one of the following: mountain biking, hiking, abseiling/rock climbing, canoeing/kayaking.
  • Current WWCC and Police check or willing to obtain.
  • Have a full open licence and your own registered vehicle.
WHERE WE OPERATE

We are based on the Central Coast and operate programs within the Greater Sydney area, Mid North Coast region, Southern Highlands and out beyond the Blue Mountains.

PAY RATE

Rate of pay is from $29.30 per hour + Super.

Our Adventure Camps and Duke Journeys work on a full program day of 14 hours with setup and pack up days slightly less depending on locations.

INTERVIEW PROCESS

We will aim to conduct interviews via Google Meet or face to face if your local.

Your availability for the following dates would be favourable:
  • 5th-7th February (training camp)
  • 13th-16th February
  • 4th-8th March

Many other dates throughout the year as well.

CONTACT US

Get in touch at: camps@ausoutdooredu.com

Applications close 1 March 2024.

 
 

 
 

Dare Adventures (Western Australia)
Adventure Instructors (Casual)

darelogo.pngDare Adventures is seeking casual instructors for immediate start, to work with our awesome crew. Get paid while learning to abseil, kayak, mountain bike, shoot splatballs and much more.

Must be fit and have own transport.

Dare Adventures specializes in school camps, creating once in a lifetime memories for over 5000 children every year. If you are fit, active and love the outdoors come and join our team.

To Apply, email your resume: clayton@dareadventures.com.au

 
 

 
 

YMCA NSW - Camp Yarramundi (New South Wales)
Senior Outdoor Education Instructor

The Y Socials.pngFull Time, Part Time, Casual roles available.

Instruction of adventure activities, group facilitation and achieving meaningful outcomes through safe facilitation.

  • Have passion to facilitate personal growth in our participants through adventure challenge activities
  • Be a role model & provide support to the participants so they can be inspired to reach their potential
  • Work in an awesome location at the foothills of Yarramundi

There are opportunities galore for the right people with a passion for Outdoor Education as the YMCA Camps continue to grow. With the passion there are challenges but with the challenges there are rewards!

About your new role:

Reporting to the Programs Coordinator, your new role will involve Instruction of adventure activities, group facilitation and achieving meaningful outcomes through safe facilitation of YMCA NSW Outdoor Education Programs.

We are seeking instructors who can demonstrate how they have provided a high level of customer service and their ability to instruct participants to achieve program objectives and outcomes. If you believe you are the right person for the role then please take the steps to apply!

To be successful in the role you will have
  • Certificate III or IV in Outdoor Recreation
  • Relevant industry experience
  • HLTAID012 Provide First Aid in an Education and care setting and CPR

Applications Close Tuesday 5th March 2024.
Find out more and apply: Senior Outdoor Education Instructor (ymcansw.org.au)

Enquiries, please email here.

 
 

 
 

Bayview Adventure Camp (Victoria)
Outdoor Educators and Activity Instructors

bayview-adventure-camp-logo1.pngBayview Adventure Camp and Infuse Travel are seeking experienced, passionate outdoor educators to facilitate our experiential learning programs.

Bayview is a hardtop camp on 75-acres overlooking Westernport Bay near Philip Island, VIC. We specialise in primary and secondary school camps with a wide range of onsite and offsite activities.

Successful candidates at Bayview Adventure Camp are provided with career pathways and opportunities to work with Infuse Travel. Infuse is is one of Australia’s leading student travel providers, offering outdoor education, cultural immersions, service learning program and student-led expeditions across Australia and overseas. Learn more at https://infusetravel.com.au.

We're seeking enthusiastic individuals with a passion for the outdoors and natural environments to join our teams.

Successful applicants must be able to work independently and cooperatively and relate well to clients and staff. The position requires the applicant to facilitate a variety of outdoor adventure activities for our client groups. Activities include high ropes, giant swing, flying fox, low ropes, canoeing, short journey programs and more.

Essential Qualifications and Experience:
  • Min Cert 3 Outdoor Rec/Leadership or equivalent.
  • Current Provide First Aid & CPR. (or ability to obtain)
  • Experienced and a high level of competency in some or all the following activities: high/low ropes, canoeing, team initiatives, short journeys
  • National Criminal History Check
  • Current Working with Children Check (or ability to obtain)
  • Experience working with young people and/or leading outdoor education programs
  • Logged experience in specialised activities.
About You

To succeed in this role, you will:

  • Be a self-starter who is motivated and able to provide an exceptional experience to all our groups.
  • Work well in a team but also able to work independently.
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills.
About The Role

Opportunities for casual, part time and full time Program Leader in our teams at Bayview and Infuse.

Positions offered based on applicants' skills, qualifications, experience and local knowledge of our program locations.

Casual activity instructor rates $25 - $40 per hour

Casual journey rates $250 - $400 per day

Applications Close: Tuesday, March 5, 2024

To apply please email your cover letter, resume and a current logbook to Belinda Quick at hello@bayviewcamp.com.au

Please call us on (03) 5678 8370 if you would like more information.

Bayview Adventure Camp is an inclusive workplace that embraces diversity and equal opportunity in employment.  We welcome applications from all candidates from culturally diverse backgrounds, First peoples and all others regardless of age, ethnicity, religion, disability, and sexual orientation. 

Bayview Adventure Camp is committed to providing a safe environment for all including children. Successful candidates are required to undergo a National Criminal History Check, sign a Keeping Children Safe Code of Conduct, and require a current Working with Children Check.

 

 
 

 
 

Halls Outdoor Education (Gembrook, Victoria)
Director of Operations

halls_logo.pngDirector of Operations Roles - Closing 8th of March 2024

Halls Outdoor Education requires motivated and qualified Operations Manager to work closely with schools managers and clients. To enable programs in all areas of the business including journey based programs, hard top programs, manage staffing, gear and vehicles to have successful outcomes.

View position description here.

Applications Close: 8th March 2024

Please email a resume and cover letter to info@hallsoutdoored.com.au.

 

 
 

 
 

Bindaree Outdoor Education (Victoria)
Casual and Contract Outdoor Educators

Bindaree Logo 2023.jpgBindaree 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 either in a casual or part time position.

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 on offer.

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.

Key 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
  • Challenge groups to work together to achieve desired outcomes
  • Educate students to apply skills learnt on program to their everyday life
  • Encourage strong connections with our natural environment
  • Help develop transferable life skills
Applicants must hold a minimum of or be prepared to acquire:
  • Valid Working with Children Check
  • Remote Area First Aid or Wilderness First Aid Qualification
  • Up-to-date CPR Qualification
  • National Police Check
  • Current Drivers Licence
  • Completed Cert IV in Outdoor Recreation or higher
Experience:
  • Working with young people
  • Leading outdoor education programs
  • Logged experience in specialised activities
Desired qualifications:
  • Specialist qualifications: climbing, abseiling, biking or rafting
  • Bus Drivers Licence (LR or MR)
How to apply:

Please email Lea Zimmermann (Program Staffing Manager) to apply, including the following information:

  • Logbook
  • Resume

 Please call (03) 9720 9896 for further information.

Bindaree Outdoor Education Services is committed to safeguarding children and young people and 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 peoples and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds are encouraged.

For all questions and applications relating to this role please contact the Program Staffing Manager: Email Lea Zimmermann  or (03) 9720 9896

Thank you for your time and interest in this position.
We look forward to your application.

Where: Bayswater, Victoria, Australia. Travel throughout Victoria and NSW will be part of this role.

Workload(s): Casual, Contract

 

 
 

 
 

Halls Outdoor Education - Stringybark Lodge (VIC)
Camp Manager

halls_logo.pngHalls Outdoor Education is seeking a Camp Manager for an 84 bed facility located in Gembrook Victoria.

Stringybark Lodge is positioned on 26 acres within close proximity to local forests including Bunyip State Park and Kurth Kiln Regional Park. Facilities include a swimming pool, dam, large recreation hall and a variety of outdoor activities. Our client groups include primary and secondary school groups, family camps and special interest groups, both fully catered and self-catered.

The Camp Manager will oversee all aspects of the venue and program management. They are the face of the organization; liaising with client groups, contractors and suppliers, ensuring the venue is well maintained and meets safety standards. They will coordinate and supervise staff as well as perform a variety of hands-on tasks in preparation for and during camp programs. If this sounds like you we would love to hear from you!

Learn more here.

 
 

 
 

Australian Camps Association - People Outdoors (Queensland)
Disability Support Worker

Disability Support Workers (QLD).pngThe Australian Camps Association (ACA) is seeking to fill multiple vacant positions of Disability Support Worker for the People Outdoors (PO) team.

ACA, the national peak body for camps and associated providers, believes that participating in supported outdoor experiences through camps and adventure activities leads to happier and healthier lives. Our vision is to facilitate ‘more people outdoors more often'.  We provide information, resources, services and training to well over 200 members across Australia.

People Outdoors programs are hallmarked by a high level of communication with parents/guardians and campers, including a personal pre-camp (intake) meeting and post program evaluation. Our programs only operate at Australian Camps Association member campsites that are accredited with the QTF program. People Outdoors programs are outcomes focused and are all about fun, personal development, social connection and enjoying the great outdoors.

The role is Casual, and is based at member campsites in Queensland. Programs will commence in March, 2024. Travel and out of hours work (e.g. weekends) will be required.

Applications and all enquiries are to be sent via email to Gosia Barcikowska gosia@auscamps.asn.au.

The position description can be found here.

 
 

 
 

Coonawarra Farm Resort (VIC)
Camp Manager

  • CoonawarraFarmResortweb.jpgGlenaladale, Bairnsdale & Gippsland VIC
  • Management (Hospitality & Tourism)
  • Full time
  • $90,000 – $100,000 per year

As Camp Manager you will drive performance in the business, provide leadership, guidance, and direction that reflects our values-based culture, and strive to continue to provide the high quality of standards and service currently in place.

You will be responsible for Coordinating operations to ensure customers and staff are happy and will steer operations and profitability of the camp ensuring set targets and KPI’s are achieved. 

Travel may be required with this role.

To be successful in this role you will possess:

  • Highly developed leadership and people management skills.
  • A high level of emotional intelligence and communication skills.
  • High degree of problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Must be computer literate, and able to navigate all MS Office programs at a high level of efficiency.
  • Prior experience in all matters of financial management, including but not limited to planning, budgeting, forecasting and management of costs while achieving the KPI’s given to you.
  • Experience with advertising and marketing.

The characteristics of a successful Camp Manager include:

  • Honesty, integrity, accountability, leadership
  • Dedication to the role including an understanding and commitment to supporting our youth and community.
  • Have a clear understanding and commitment to the growth of the business in all aspects.

Find out more and apply here.

Applications open until the right applicant is found.

 
 

 
 

Australian Camps Association - People Outdoors (New South Wales)
Disability Support Worker

Disability Support Workers (NSW).pngThe Australian Camps Association (ACA) is seeking to fill multiple vacant positions of Camp Leader -  Disability Support Worker for the People Outdoors (PO) team.

ACA, the national peak body for camps and associated providers, believes that participating in supported outdoor experiences through camps and adventure activities leads to happier and healthier lives. Our vision is to facilitate ‘more people outdoors more often'.  We provide information, resources, services and training to well over 200 members across Australia.

People Outdoors programs are hallmarked by a high level of communication with parents/guardians and campers, including a personal pre-camp (intake) meeting and post program evaluation. Our programs only operate at Australian Camps Association member campsites that are accredited with the QTF program. People Outdoors programs are outcomes focused and are all about fun, personal development, social connection and enjoying the great outdoors.

The role is Casual, and is based at member campsites in New South Wales. Programs will commence in March, 2024. Travel and out of hours work (e.g. weekends) will be required.

Applications and all enquiries are to be sent via email to Gosia Barcikowska gosia@auscamps.asn.au.

The position description can be found here.

 
 

 
 

Forest Edge Recreation Camp (Western Australia)
General Manager

forestedgereccamp.gifAn Exciting, full-time, permanent role has become available in the Shire of Waroona, 75 minutes south of Perth, Western Australia. If you love working with and managing people and enjoy the great outdoors, this is a rare opportunity to use all your management and organisation skills in a rewarding and varied role. A fully maintained home is included in the generous package.
 
The role is 38 hours per week with occasional weekend work in lieu of your normal weekly schedule. A salary of $100 - 120,000 including super plus a 4 X 2 home with all utilities paid is the package available for the right person. A background in education, site/facilities management, recreation or hospitality management would equip you well for this role.
 
Major duties include:

  • Managing permanent and casual staff, training and upskilling staff and building a cohesive team environment
  • Operational management including rosters, safety, organisation of activities, maintenance and catering
  • Business development and client liaison
  • Oversee administration and accounts functions, reporting to Directors, manage budgets and new projects plus be pro-active in building and following protocols and systems

If you are a manager with solid computing skills, excellent communication skills plus the ability to solve problems and think on your feet,  and you are looking for an exciting and rewarding new challenge, we would welcome your application today.
 
Please send your application to: felicity@lrgwa.com.au
Unfortunately, we can not contact all unsuccessful applicants in person. To be successful in this role you must have full, long-term working rights in Australia.

Applications will close once the appropriate individual has been found.

 
 

 
 

Coonawarra Farm Resort (VIC)
Outdoor Recreation Instructor (Casual)

CoonawarraFarmResortweb.jpgCoonawarra Farm Resort is located in East Gippsland, Victoria. Our camp has 330 beds between two resorts nestled amongst native bush and farmland. School camps are what we do, and what we have done for over 30 years. We are a popular choice for students aged 7-18 due to our range of activities. Our main attractions include two 300 metre flying foxes, giant swings, horse riding, climbing wall and many others.

About the role

The successful applicants day to day duties would include safety briefings to schools on arrival, running 90 minute activity sessions for groups of up to 15 children, basic kitchen duties and cleaning. We are looking for a safety conscious, hard working person with a positive attitude, and who is very good with children.

Ideally, this person would have ambitions to fill one of our full time positions and possibly one day become an activities team leader.

Hours normally fall between 7am and 7pm Monday to Friday. You may also be required to work the occasional weekend. You can expect to be rostered for between 2 and 5 days per week. Full-time positions can become available at any time and are mostly offered to our casual employees.

View more detail about the role and apply online here.

 
 

 
 

Forest Edge Recreation Camp (Western Australia)
OUTDOOR ACTIVITY CAMP MANAGER

forestedgewajobad.jpgForest Edge Recreation Camp is an award winning small business, situated on 105 acres of beautiful, undulating land in Waroona, located only 90 minutes away from Perth CBD.

Our exceptional team facilitate and manage around 70 camps per year, offering a range of outdoor education activities, and we are considered one of the leading providers of outdoor recreation programs in WA. 

We are currently seeking passionate candidates with a goal to establish a career as an Outdoor Activity Camp Manager, and welcome applications from all interested individuals.

As Outdoor Activity Camp Manager, you will manage and instruct activities and lead our team of instructors, as well as facilitate the outdoor education programs at Forest Edge Recreation Camp, during the four school terms of the year.

As you complete the required training for this role, you will demonstrate a willingness to learn and achieve the high standards expected of the position.

View Full Job Ad here.

 
 

 
 

Forest Edge Recreation Camp (Western Australia)
OUTDOOR ACTIVITY INSTRUCTOR

forestedgereccamp.gifPART-TIME - 35 hrs pw

Forest Edge Recreation Camp is an award winning small business, situated on 105 acres of beautiful, undulating land in Waroona, located only 90 minutes away from Perth CBD.

Our exceptional team facilitate and manage around 70 camps per year, offering a range of outdoor education activities, and we are considered one of the leading providers of outdoor recreation programs in WA. 

We are currently seeking passionate candidates seeking to establish a career as an Outdoor Activity Instructor, and welcome applications from all interested individuals.

Working alongside our team, you will bring to the role an enthusiastic, positive attitude, excellent work ethic and a natural ability to form positive relationships with others, especially children and teens. You will demonstrate excellent group management and communication skills.

You will be a willing and motivated learner, with loads of energy, and always up for a challenge! Your people skills demonstrate a real desire to connect with others and you value being part of a team of professionals.

It is important that you are resilient, trustworthy and dependable, and able to follow established protocols carefully to maintain a safe environment for everyone in our workplace. You will have the ability to empathise and support individuals in situations which are physically and emotionally demanding.

This is not just a job, but a lifestyle and career opportunity that most employers simply cannot match! As well as relevant training, we even provide accommodation AND meals during your camp experience. 

A current Driver’s License is essential for this role and we will assist suitable applicants to gain all other relevant qualifications/certifications, such as First Aid, Bronze Medallion and a Working with Children’s Check.

HOW TO APPLY

Please call (08) 9520 8675 and follow the voicemail instructions.

The team at Forest Edge Recreation Camp are excited to hear from you!

 
 

 
 

AGH Camps - Sydney (New South Wales)
Outdoor Activities Instructor

AGH-Camps-Sydney-Logo.pngAGH Camps is a new player in the outdoor education market, we are family owned and operated with over 25years experience of running outdoor education. We are seeking Instructors to help guide our camp to be one of the leading providers of Outdoor Recreation in NSW.

Based in South West Sydney this camp is ideally positioned on the cliffs of the Nepean River and is fast becoming a popular location for school camps.  

With Activities such as High Ropes, Maxi Zips, Gorge Swing, Canoeing, Archery, we offer schools aged children from Kindergarten to Year 12 the opportunity to build their confidence and experience the thrill these activities have to offer.

With Term 4 fast approaching, we are after instructors for a fixed term contract to join our team.  If your preference is to remain casual, we are able to discuss this with the right candidates. There is also potential for permanent work and promotions for the right people

The ideal staff will:

  • provide exceptional customer service for our outdoor activity-based programs by safely facilitating and utilising activities run at AGH Camps.
  • This will require you to teach skills and techniques in activities mentioned above.
  • Love the outdoors 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Facilitating activities for groups of all ages and backgrounds, liaising with teachers and other activity instructors.
  • Interacting with campers and helping provide them with a unique and memorable experience.
  • Performing maintenance and daily checks on activities and equipment.
  • Capacity and willingness to be familiar, understand and comply with organisational policy & procedures.
  • Ability to manage critical situations with a professional and calm manner.
  • Maintain relevant qualifications & skills including Rescue training.

Essential Criteria

  • Right to work in Australia
  • Valid Working with Childrens Check number
  • A love of the outdoors
  • Can do attitude
  • Great communication skills

Desirable Criteria

  • Background in outdoor education/activities
  • Certificate III/IV in a relevant field

The right candidate needs to be hard working and professional with both staff and clients. Industry experience isn't essential; however, it would be a huge asset to pick up all aspects of the camp.

If you want to find out more about us, visit www.aghcamps.com.au or send us through your CV & Cover letter telling us more about yourself.

 
 

 
 

The Urban Challenge (New South Wales)
Casual Guide

14 Urban Challenge logo RGB.jpgPosition Description: Casual Guide

The Urban Challenge experience redefines outdoor education. Each program is an innovative, unfolding adventure which enables high school students in years 8-12  to discover the culture of Sydney in a fast-paced team environment. 

Whilst on The Urban Challenge, students will take responsibility for managing their team’s budget, meals and transportation around Sydney. They will participate in a range of exciting activities and complete various team challenges along the way.

Our team of Guides are a friendly and energetic group of individuals with a diverse range of experience and expertise. They facilitate day programs and overnight programs that range from 1 to 5 days. We are looking for suitable candidates to join our rapidly expanding team! 

We have competitive daily rates between $500-$600 a day including overnight allowance for a full day program. 

Availability:

Applicants must be available for overnight programs and for multiple days at a time, we are unable to hire guides who are looking for day program work only. Opportunities for a casual role, throughout Semester 2, 2022 and beyond. The work load varies week to week, where no two weeks are the same!

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Outdoor Education, Tourism, Teaching or other relevant group management experience
  • Current Senior First Aid
  • Current Working with Children’s Check
  • Must enjoy working in a team environment and have strong facilitation skills
  • Should have a flexible approach, calm manner, be a creative problem solver and have a proactive professional nature
  • Experience in working with youth is advantageous

For more information about The Urban Challenge, please visit our website at www.theurbanchallenge.com or check out our social media pages @theurbanchallenge.

To express interest please send through a cover letter and copy of your current CV to Ash at ash@theurbanchallenge.com.au 

We will endeavour to respond to any enquiries and applications as soon as possible.

 
 

 
 

Camp Goodenough (NSW)
Activity Instructor/ Guide

campgoodenough.pngCamp Goodenough is a family owned and operated Outdoor Adventure & Education Centre located 15 minutes drive from Gold Coast Airport at Carool NSW 2486.

We operate Monday – Friday during School Terms for School Groups from throughout South East Queensland and Northern NSW.

Established since 1984, we have bed capacity for 178 guests with all activities conducted on-site.

Our Activity Portfolio consists of the following :

  • High Ropes,
  • Giant’s Playground,
  • Leap of Faith,
  • Indoor Climbing,
  • Crate Stack,
  • Giant Swing,
  • Team Building,
  • Team Obstacle Course,
  • Billy Cart Construction,
  • Archery.

We are seeking motivated, professional, qualified/experienced instructors to join our family/team at Camp Goodenough.

The role includes leading groups in any of the above activities along with assisting in general daily routines.

If you are passionate about working with and leading students through fun adventurous activities then we would like to hear from you.

For an overview of our venue, please refer to our website: www.campgoodenough.com.au

Apply by sending your resume and covering letter to fun@campgoodenough.com.au

Applications close once appropriate candidate is found.

 
 

 
 

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

 
 

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