Outdoor Instructors (20 x Full Season and 8 x Peak Season)
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 clients include schools, colleges, youth-groups, corporate and family, which gives you a great opportunity to learn and develop, broaden your instructional skills and deepen your knowledge and practice of "Learning Outside the Classroom". There are different length contracts on offer, and this year 15 staff extended their contracts until 26th November.
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.
Full Season Outdoor Instructor starts Monday 11th March – 25th October 2019 or 15th April to 27th September or 25th October 2019. The full season starts with 2 intense weeks of paid induction training from highly qualified and experienced staff and covers all the activities we hope you will be able to do.
Peak Season Outdoor Instructor starts Saturday 25th May to 27th September or 25th October 2019. The peak season starts with 7 days of paid induction training from highly qualified and experienced staff, concentrating on ensuring you can deliver your own area of expertise and a core range of other activities.
We will pay you £7.83ph with a pay review 1st April 2019 and give you the option of subsidised on-site accommodation and meals. We also issue you with high quality Keela Waterproof Jacket and Keela Softshell for the season.
For either role you need a MINIMUM of one NGB assessment and one other NGB training in any of the following: BCU L1 Coach plus a 3*, RCI (SPA), RYA Dinghy Instructor plus Safety Boat or Summer ML and will be able to demonstrate a good level of previous instructional experience.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org stating which role you are interested in,
Or: download application pack and job descriptions, from www.lakesideymca.co.uk/recruitment
Or: call the Operations Services Manager on 015395 39000
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YMCA National Centre, Lakeside is part of the YMCA Fylde Coast Group