Outdoor jobs for people who love adventure
Thanks to our successful brand of immersive outdoor adventures for schools, our residential trips are more popular than ever, and we’re looking for people who share our passion for the outdoors and want to play an important part in our dynamic and rapidly expanding business.
Based in Hertfordshire, Wildchild Adventure residential camps offer primary and secondary school pupils a unique opportunity to connect with the great outdoors and take on new and exciting adventures and activities.
If you’re looking to work outdoors as a valued member of an enthusiastic team, we have just the outdoor job opportunity for you! Our residential camps provide exciting and hands-on work opportunities for people looking for flexible work opportunities in outdoor education.
On-the-job training and mentoring is provided, so you don’t need previous experience – just an innate sense of fun and adventure, plenty of enthusiasm, and the drive to help the pupils on your trip enjoy the adventure of a lifetime.
We’re currently recruiting for the following roles to help us expand our successful activity programme in 2017.
Responsible for the overall smooth running of the residential activity trip the Camp Leader will be a natural leader, have excellent communication skills and have experience leading and motivating a team.
Outdoor Activity Leader
Outdoor Activity leaders will lead groups of children overseeing a wide range of outdoor activities and take responsibility for the safety and enjoyment of the children in their care. Confident and a good communicator, the ideal candidate will enjoy working with children in the great outdoors.
Outdoor Camp Crew
Crew members will assist activity leaders in delivering activities, and help with ad hoc duties on site to ensure the smooth running of the camp. Responsible for delivering evening activities they will be confident and outgoing, comfortable working with children and interested in outdoor activities and education.
An experienced Bushcraft instructor, you will be responsible for developing and delivering outstanding bushcraft sessions with a focus on team-work and skills-building, to young people aged 7+ as part of our residential school trips. This role would suit an existing freelance practitioner/instructor.
Forest Schools Leaders/Practitioners
With experience of delivering Forest School sessions for young people you need to have a high energy and creative outlook with an instinctive understanding of what motivates young people. You will assist and lead forest school sessions as part of our residential camps, helping children to explore and learn about their natural environment.
If you think you have the qualities we are looking for then email firstname.lastname@example.org with an up-to-date C.V and short summary of why you would make a great addition to our team.