Outdoor Education Instructors
Part Time – Fixed Term/Casual

YMCA Camp Adair is currently looking for motivated, outgoing and passionate staff to join the team. You will be working on a range of outdoor activities on our large residential facility with diverse groups. Camp Adair offers a wide range of outdoor education programmes for individuals, schools and corporate groups. As an Outdoor Instructor you will be leading clients in activities like:  High Ropes, Climbing, Hiking, Kayaking and much more. Please only apply if you are passionate about the outdoors and have relevant skills or qualifications.

The role of an Outdoor Education Instructor is one full of adventure as you instruct our outdoor educational programmes, maintain the facility and equipment assist with the open sanctuary and get involved in the school holiday programmes which require overnight camps. We are looking for up to 15 individuals to join our Camp Adair team, with a flexible start date of around the beginning of August. Work will be required mostly through the weekdays, but occasionally you will be required to work on the weekend as well.

The job requires:

·         Experience in the outdoors and preferably in climbing

·         Ability to work with children

·         A current first aid certificate

·         An understanding of risk management

·         Flexibility and adaptability

·         A full drivers licence (preferred but not essential)

·         Excellent communication skills

·         A strong work ethic, be hard working and reliable

We provide training to develop your skills and enable you to co-ordinate and lead activities. As weekend work may be required, candidates will need to be flexible with work hours.

YMCA Auckland is committed to Child Protection and the safeguarding of children and young people in our care and it is our expectation that all staff will operate in a way that reflects this intent.

The successful applicant will need to return a satisfactory Police Record Check before commencement of Employment.

If you passionate about the outdoors and want to work at one of the most iconic outdoors centre centres in Auckland, please send a CV and cover letter to steffen.poepjes@ymcaauckland.org.nz specifying why you would like to join our team. We will recruit until all positions are filled so get in before their gone! Enquiries and questions can be directed to Steffen Peopjes: steffen.poepjes@ymcaauckland.org.nz

YMCA Camp Adair

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