Day Camp Leader Volunteers

Location: Lake District
Salary and Benefits £50 a week expenses plus full board and accommodation.
Date Posted: 23/102017
  COMPANY: YMCA National Centre
Newby Bridge
LA12 8BD

Day Camp Leader Volunteers

YMCA Lakeside is a very busy and highly respected Outdoor Adventure and Education Residential Centre. We are known for delivering inspirational, exciting and challenging outdoor adventures for personal and social development. We are looking for great staff to join our team, take on real responsibility and help our young clients flourish.

Our Day Camp Programme has been running for at least three generations, and our clients are children from mostly local families, the week long day camps gives you a great opportunity to learn and develop skills of working with children and an invaluable insight into Outdoor Education and the learning that can be achieved. This will broaden your instructional skills and deepen your knowledge and practice of "Learning Outside the Classroom". Many of our day camp volunteers use this experience to enhance their careers in teaching, and other child related professions, or as an introduction to working in Outdoor Education

Based in the southern Lake District on the edge of Windermere with ½ mile of shoreline we are ideally placed for Sailing and Paddle-sports. Climbing is served by our three climbing crags which together with many of our other activities are based in the 450 acres of woodland surrounding us. For bigger adventures, and in your own time too, there are the Mountains, Crags, Caves, Rivers and Lakes all around us.

Day Camp Leader Volunteers x 16 (21st July – 31st August 2018) £50 a week expenses plus full board and accommodation.

Would you like to gain experience working with and being responsible for children? Have you got bags of enthusiasm and energy, enjoy being part of a great team, full of fun and the commitment to give 6 weeks of your summer? If so, this placement is designed for you. You will receive 1 week’s intensive training in what you will need to learn and then you will spend 5 weeks, Monday to Friday as leaders within our Day Camp Programme. Join our team for the summer and make friends for life.

These positions are allocated on the successful completion of application and interview process and will be closed once the required number has been achieved, so don’t delay; get your application in today!

To Apply:
Send your CV to stating which role you are interested in,
Or: download application pack and job descriptions, from
Or: call the Operations Services Manager on 015395 39000

Registered Charity No. 1074571
YMCA National Centre, Lakeside is part of the YMCA Fylde Coast Group

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