Outdoor Activity Instructors

Location: YMCA Lakeside, Windermere
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Date Posted: 27/9/2019
  COMPANY: YMCA National Centre
Lakeside
Newby Bridge
Ulverston
Cumbria
LA12 8BD
EMAIL: lakesideenq@fyldecoastymca.org
WEBSITE: www.lakesideymca.co.uk

Description:
Outdoor Activity Instructors

Outdoor Activity Instructors (approximately 50 staff required.)

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 hard working, professional and self-driven individuals that bring a high level of creativity and passion to their work. You will 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”.

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.

We are looking for 20 Full Season Outdoor Education Instructors, starting March 2020, with contracts initially until October . Although, if business permits, contracts may be extended.  The full season starts with 2 intense weeks of paid induction training from highly qualified and experienced staff and covers all the activities we expect you will be able to do.

We will pay you £15269 pro rata based on a 37.5hr week and give you the option of subsidised on-site accommodation and meals. We also issue you a quality uniform.
You need a MINIMUM of one NGB assessment and one other NGB training in any of the following: Paddlesport Instructor (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.

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!
For all the above roles, the working hours are scheduled to meet the needs of the various clients and this will at times include evening and /or  weekend duties. Opportunities to continue at YMCA Lakeside for the following year are offered towards the end of the season

How to Apply
All 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!
Contact our Operations Services Manager on 015395 39000 or email lakesideenq@fyldecoastymca.org

QUALIFICATIONS
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