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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

PEOPLE-OUTDOORS_adventure for all.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.

 
 

 
 

Weekaway Recreational Camp
Casual All Rounder / Activity Staff

weekawaysite-logo.pngWe are looking for positive, fun and outgoing people to join our team for 2020!

Experience working with children would be an advantage, but no other experience required as on the job training will be given.

Must be able to work as an effective team member as well as independently, be fit and healthy and have reliable means of transport. Will need full Working With Childrens Check prior to starting.

Duties would include instructing groups of children on our adventure activities, assisting with meals and cleaning / basic maintenance jobs as required.

Applications Close Sunday 15th December 2019. Please send Resume with Cover letter to:
info@weekaway.com.au to apply.

**Your Application will not be considered for shortlisting if you do not email a resume through**

 
 

 
 

Wollangarra Outdoor Education Centre
Director/s

wollangarralogo2.pngAn exciting opportunity awaits….

Wollangarra is seeking one or two people to fill the position of Director/s from January 2020. We are looking for a tenure of 1 – 3 years.

As the Director/s of Wollangarra, you are at the heart of a strong community built upon the simple philosophies of doing rather than talking and fixing rather than complaining. The position requires that you reside on the Wollangarra property. You will be provided with a small cottage on ‘Tussocky Flat’, nestled in the Gippsland foothills overlooking the Macalister River. As an integral member of a small community based around a simple lifestyle, your days will be filled with hard work and a strong sense of purpose. Your time at Wollangarra will offer a challenging, but immensely rewarding experience. Wollangarra is a non- profit organisation independent of any school, religion or government funding and is governed by a voluntary Council.

If you think you have the ability, experience and willingness to take on this unique role then please click on the position description below and send through an application. Please direct any questions via email to businessmanager@wollangarra.org.au or you can phone the homestead on (03) 5148 0492. 

Applications Close: 19th November 2019

View Job Description  |  Find out more

 
 

 
 

UC Camping - Grantville Lodge
Program Coordinator

  • uclogo.pngValues-based organisation
  • Genuine work-life balance culture
  • Dynamic and supportive team

About the role
UC Camping, Grantville Lodge, is seeking an enthusiastic and experienced individual to take on a Full Time fixed term contract as Program Coordinator in 2020.


These positions require facilitating a range of outdoor adventure activities including High Ropes, Canoeing, Camp Outs, Bushwalks, Low ropes courses, Mountain Biking/Bike Ed, Beach Carnivals and environmental education. This leadership role will require you to demonstrate your knowledge, skills and experience in the
delivery of outdoor recreational programs with diverse client groups.


Key accountabilities

  • Help to create a positive and motivated staff team and culture across all areas of the site
  • Liaise with teachers and group leaders, and delivery of safety briefs to visiting groups
  • Occasional on call duties and weekend work
  • Set up and pack down of activity areas
  • Manage the quality of program delivery
  • Ensure all equipment is safe, maintained and all use is recorded
  • Manage the Standard Operating Procedures and Risk Assessments for outdoor activities
  • Guide and instruct activities with a focus on safety, fun and professionalism
  • Work with other staff to improve program delivery and design
  • Recognise potential risks and emergencies and coordinate responses where required
  • Provide assistance or support to other areas on site when needed

About you

  • To secure this role you will have:
  • Tertiary qualifications in Outdoor Education/Recreation or a related field e.g. Environmental Science,
  • Nature Based tourism, or agreed equivalent experience/qualification
  • Three to five years successful experience in a related role of similar scope and complexity
  • Able to mentor, coordinate and supervise staff at a lower classification
  • Peak body qualifications in disciplines relevant to Outdoor Education, for example CSLC, snorkeling,
  • and paddling
  • Minimum 5 day wilderness first aid certification
  • Possess other relevant licenses/certifications (e.g. heavy vehicle license, 4WD training)

Applications close: 24 November 2019
To apply visit https://ucavictas.mercury.com.au
Applications from recruitment agencies will not be accepted.

UCA 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.  

UCA 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 also require a Working with Children Check.

 
 

 
 

UC Camping - Merricks Lodge
Fixed-term & casual positions from Level 1-3

Merricks_Lodge_x200.pngMerricks Lodge, located on Westernport Bay on the Mornington Peninsula, is recruiting for our 2019/20 season which begins January 2020.

Fixed-term Contracts – Level 2-3

  • Full-time contract roles for 3 months beginning mid-January
  • A mix of activity program facilitation, marketing, and administration

Casual Positions – Level 1-3

  • Ongoing casual employment throughout the year
  • A mix of activity program facilitation and administration

About the roles
We have an excellent opportunity for enthusiastic individuals with a passion for the outdoors and natural environments to join our activity program team. Successful applicants must be able to work independently and cooperatively and relate well to clients, staff and outside providers. You will play a key role in reinforcing existing client relationships and leadership in the activity program area in the 2020 season.

About you
These positions require the candidate to facilitate a variety of outdoor adventure activities with a diverse range of client groups.

In return, we offer above usual pay rates and the opportunity to join a fun, progressive team whom take pride in delivering
quality programs.

Essential qualifications:

  • Community Surf Lifesaving Certificate or willingness to obtain
  • Tertiary or TAFE qualifications in Outdoor Education, Outdoor Leadership or Environmental Education or proven equivalent experience
  • Current Provide First Aid HLTAID003 & CPR
  • Experience and a high level of competency in the marine environment (sea kayaking, snorkelling, surfing etc.) and other activities (high ropes, mountain biking, canoeing)
  • A positive personality and excellent teamwork skills.

Desired qualifications:

  • Light or Medium Rigid Bus Licence and Manual Drivers Licence
  • Wilderness First Aid
  • Specialist skills or qualifications in a minimum of two outdoor activities e.g. Snorkelling, Sea Kayaking, Mountain Biking, Canoeing, High Ropes, Environmental Education, Bushwalking

For information regarding remuneration, please refer to our Employment Agreement, Appendix A: pp 39-41 and Appendix B: p54 at: https://www.fwc.gov.au/documents/documents/agreements/fwa/ae427585.pdf

To apply, please send a covering letter stating the position you wish to apply for in subject heading with your CV and the details of two professional referees to:

Karen Kirkland
Program Manager
Merricks Lodge
3670 Frankston-Flinders Road
MERRICKS, VIC 3916
Ph: (03) 5989 8422
Em: merricksprograms@uccamping.org.au

Applications close 5.00pm Monday, 25th November 2019.

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

 
 

 
 

YMCA Camping Victoria - Mt Evelyn Recreation Camp
Service Director

ymca2.jpgSalary: YMCA Victoria Staff Agreement – SS6 $62,936

Mt Evelyn Recreation Camp is nestled at the foothills of the Dandenong Ranges.  The environment is a natural sanctuary for a wide range of flora and fauna and provides a picturesque retreat where a wide range of program options are available. 

As director of a small camp staff team, you will undertake duties required to ensure the safety of all our campers, an exceptional level of customer service and smooth operation of the camp. Your role will involve administrative duties, acting in the Health/Safety Officer role and assisting the camp manager while leading our staff catering, maintenance, and program teams.

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Tertiary qualification in Outdoor Education or Outdoor Recreation,
  • CPR, Level 2 First Aid, Current Driver’s License

The successful applicant will be subject to a Police Records Check and will also hold a current Working with Children’s Check.

For a copy of the position description or enquiries call Jai Marchinton at Mt Evelyn Recreation Camp - 03 9736 2228 or email Mtevelyn@ymca.org.au.

Applications close 27th Nov 2019

Mt Evelyn Recreation Camp
PO Box 136
MT EVELYN VIC  3796

The YMCA is an equal opportunity employer that welcomes diversity.

 
 

 
 
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