Outdoor education and adventure jobs
Thanks to our successful brand of immersive outdoor adventures for schools, our residential school trips are more popular than ever, and we’re looking for outdoor people who share our passion for outdoor education and want to play an important part in our dynamic and rapidly expanding business.
Based in Hertfordshire and Surrey, Wildchild Adventure residential school camps offer primary and secondary school pupils a unique opportunity to connect with the great outdoors taking part in a wide range of outdoor activities, including bushcraft, team-building, climbing, archery, abseiling, high ropes.
If you’re looking for an outdoor activity job in the outdoor education sector and want to be a valued member of an enthusiastic team, we have a range of exciting activity leader jobs and outdoor adventure positions for you! Our residential school trips provide exciting and hands-on work opportunities for people looking for flexible freelance/seasonal work in an outdoor educational environment.
Full training and ongoing mentoring is provided, so you don’t necessarily need previous experience – just an innate sense of fun and adventure, plenty of enthusiasm, and the drive to help young people enjoy the adventure of a lifetime.
We’re currently recruiting for the following roles to help us expand our successful activity programme in 2019/20.
Senior Camp Leader
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.
Camp Activity Leaders
Camp 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 (Voluntary / Work experience role)
Our volunteer crew member role is perfect for those looking for a summer / school holiday or work experience position. 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. The ideal introduction to a career in outdoor education, our volunteer roles are also perfect as Duke of Edinburgh training.
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.