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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.



Iluka Retreat (VIC)
Glamping Caretaker

ilukalogo.jpgCasual/ part time - This role includes taking care of the glamping village.

Ideally you are proficient in office admin and day to day operations including guest check in/basic admin and email  correspondence/events/operations/cleaning/of facilities and tents plus great customer service.

This role suits someone who likes to work in the outdoors, with people and has great attention to detail. This role requires a person with reasonable fitness and agility. Junior applicants must be 16 years or above.

Please email Amanda@ilukaretreat.com.au with your expression of interest including your availability on weekends.



Forest Edge Recreation Camp (Western Australia)

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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.


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. 


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.



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

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



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.


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 Portsea Camp (Victoria)
Outdoor Activity Leader

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The Recreation Activity Leaders at the Portsea Camp are a member of a small team committed to maintaining and further developing the Portsea Camp as a premier camp for children in Victoria. 

Their role is to assist the Recreation Coordinator in the planning and delivering of all recreation programs for both general camps and children’s charity camps. This includes running of the daily activities, group Safety briefings, maintaining recreational equipment and facilities, record keeping and administration.

The range of activities on offer at the camp includes: high ropes; flying fox; giant swing; abseiling/bouldering wall; kayaking; snorkeling and swimming; bike riding; art and craft; drama; orienteering and much more.

The position requires a person with great communication and organisation skills, professionalism, a team player, highly motivated to provide a high quality recreational camp experience for children and adults, and most of all, a fun and friendly personality.

Work Environment

The Portsea Camp is a children’s camp with approximately 10,000 people staying each year, an average of approximately 100 campers each night. Maximum occupancy occurs during the January charity camps when up to 350 children and adults are present for periods of up to a week.

Hours of Work

We even have an awesome casual pool that we'd love you to join, with the possibility to secure part time ongoing work. The majority of our hours are spread from Monday to Friday, with the occasional weekend as required. Everything is possible at The Portsea Camp.


We will require you to have qualifications in Community Lifesaving (or equivalent) or Pool Lifesaving, but other than that, our selection criteria will be based mostly on your passion, excitement and yearning to learn more about leading campers and activities. 

To apply or find out more, please contact us via email - recreation@theportseacamp.com.au



Wilderness Escape Outdoor Adventures (SA)
Outdoor Education Facilitators

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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.


  • 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:



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.


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



Kinglake Forest Adventures Camp (VIC)
Inspiring Group Facilitators, Kinglake, Victoria


Kinglake Forest Adventures Camp & Journey Development Programs

Casual / Freelance positions / Core Team Contract positions available.

Kinglake Forest Adventures Camp (KFAC) & Journey Development Programs (JDP) are looking for some new facilitators to join our team.

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.

KFAC & JDP has a reputation for innovative programs that you will not find eleswhere. Our team is experienced, diverse and motivated and our camp & programs are 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 that allowed us to have a very successful start to 2021 as camps started running again.

Hear from our Leader: https://youtu.be/t9c8gqvetR0 

We have recently been creating some new exciting Journey programs across Victoria and some new ventures in the Whitsundays & The Red Centre.

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 some various offsite locations.

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. There are a limited number of core team contracted positions for term 3 & 4 that would continue into the 2022 season. KFA’s unique development opportunity would begin for you on 28 th September 2021 when we will do our staff development program.

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 1 st Aid
  • Hard skills in Bush walking
  • Challenge Ropes Conduct or Supervise
  • Outdoor Ed or Sport and Rec teaching qualifications

KFAC and JDP are 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.au, journeyorgdev.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@journeydp.com.au

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