Outward Bound New Zealand seeks applications for a staff selection in February 2020.

Starting dates for successful applicants are in May and September 2020 and contracts are for 3 years with options to extend. This is a secure job in a stunning location with great people,  we provide accommodation for individual instructors as well as those with families or partners.

You need to be passionate about working with people, will have great skills for working in the outdoors, and ideally be experienced as an educator or facilitator.

You will have a strong interest in the personal development of yourself and others, and want to work in a high performing team for a world class organisation.

Training and qualifications in outdoor education are desirable but not essential, and you should have solid experience in two out of these key areas; Tramping and off track navigation, White Water Kayaking and Sailing.

Rock climbing, High ropes and other outdoor activity experience is helpful.

Applicants should have NZ residency or be able to get an NZ Work Permit.

The application form and details can be found under Community / Instructors on the Outward Bound NZ web site 

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About Outward Bound New Zealand


Outward Bound, located in the Marlborough Sounds, helps you reach your full potential through challenge in the outdoors. Our classrooms are the mountains, bush and waterways of this beautiful corner of New Zealand.

Outward Bound  is a non profit organisation - our aim is to help create better people, better communities, and a better world. People of all ages, cultures, abilities and backgrounds are welcome at Outward Bound.

All Outward Bound courses are designed on these principles:

Learning through Experience - learn by doing! Learn more about yourself and others from challenge, success and failure, self reflection and feedback. All activities are designed to promote learning that can be transferred to home and work.

Adventure and Challenge - Our courses are based on real adventure. You will have experiences that are physically, mentally and emotionally challenging. We will push your limits and help you conquer your fears!

Physical Activities in the Outdoors - All activities involve situations where there are real consequences. Our highly skilled instructors deliver our courses, which will include activities such as: Sailing, Kayaking, High ropes, Rock climbing, Solo experience, Tramping, Physical training. You don’t need previous outdoors experience to participate.

Safe and Supportive Environment - Clearly maintained boundaries which ensure physical and emotional safety. Supportive relationships and culture.