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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.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 

Rowallan Scout & Guide Camps (Riddles Creek, VIC)
Volunteer Part Time, Resident Camp Ranger

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

A 3 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;
  • to 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 16th April

 
 

 
 

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

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

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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 (NSW)
SITE MANAGER- CAMP WOMBAROO

OEG_2019logo.jpgThe Outdoor Education Group (OEG) is a for-purpose organisation, seeking to make learning outdoors accessible to all young Australians. We help young Australians realise their personal best by creating experiences in the outdoors to grow their sense of self and the core skills that will help them navigate their future.

As the Site Manager Camp Wombaroo, you will be ultimately accountable for all aspects of the campsite operation including hospitality, accommodation, meal service and the delivery of programs that aid OEG to realise the potential to make outdoor learning accessible to more young people.

Salary: $75,034 plus superannuation plus 7 weeks of annual leave

Role responsibilities:

  • Provide high quality support to existing clients and supervisory support to the campsite
  • Ensure quality and compliance
  • Manage site budgets and review site performance against financial reports
  • Provide support to the site administrator in quoting, invoicing and booking
  • Seek out new clients and provide onsite tours
  • Support the Head of Camps in developing and implementing strategic plans for the campsite.

Key criteria:

  • Tertiary qualification in a related subject such as venue/business management (desirable)
  • Significant relevant experience
  • Ability to identify efficiencies across all areas of the camp
  • Ability to use previous experience to guide advice/action for new situations
  • Resourceful when looking for ways to resolve an issue
  • Actively promotes teamwork to obtain common goals
  • Communicates effectively with stakeholders

Applications are to include:
• Resume
• Cover letter addressing job criteria

Applications close on 21st April 2021.

For more information and a full position description please via our Careers Website: https://careers.oeg.edu.au/job-site-manager-wombaroo

The Outdoor Education Group is a proud Child Safe Organisation.  You will be required to complete a national police check prior to commencement and every three years and maintain a Current Working with Children Check while employed by the Outdoor Education Group. Please include copies in your application or note your willingness and ability to obtain these checks to meet our requirements. 

The Outdoor Education Group strongly welcomes applications from our diverse Australian community including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, people of all ages and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. All employment decisions are based on merit and we pride ourselves on being an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 
 

 
 

Billabong Ranch (VIC)
Camp Activity Co-ordinator & Horse Educator

billabong-ranchlogo.pngBillabong Ranch is currently seeking a Camp Activity Co-Ordinator & Horse Educator.

The successful applicant will have excellent horse riding & educating skills, leadership qualities, the ability to work alone & also to guide groups through a range of activities.  Days & tasks will be varied based on bookings.

Billabong Ranch is situated on 290 acres in Echuca near the Murray River.

Predominantly the position will involve working with school camps & tourists.

To apply please email kerri@billabongranch.com.au

 
 

 
 

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

 
 

 
 

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

 
 

 
 

Valley Homestead (VIC)
Activity Leader

valleyhomesteadlogo2020.pngValley Homestead School Camp has current freelance positions available for Term 1 and 2, 2021.

Requirements:

  • Current WWC Check
  • First Aid
  • Experience or qualifications in High Ropes

Activities & Outdoor Education Term dates:

Feb: 2nd - 5th 9th - 12th 22nd - 26th

March: 1st - 3rd 9th - 12th 29th - April 1st

April: 19th - 23rd

May: 2nd - 7th 17th - 21st 24th - 26th

June 7th - 10th 15th - 18th 22nd - 25th

Please forward all resumes to stay@valleyhomestead.com.au, or call Tom on 0402 337 343 for further information. Please note, only successful candidates will be contacted.

 
 
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