Job opportunities

If you’d be interested in joining the dynamic, growing A+ and Windmill Farm teams in any of the following roles, we’d love to hear from you.

Activity Coach and Event Leader

The Activity Coach & Event Leader with Adventure Plus will organise and deliver a range of events at the A+ site and across the UK. Activities may include e.g. abseiling; archery; biking; bush craft; canoeing; climbing; fencing; kayaking; team building; walking (the list is not exhaustive).
S/he will: build relationships with young people – inspiring them, building their confidence and equipping them to fully participate in activities; and maintain key relationships with clients.
Working with groups of around 10, you will coach young people – establishing and maintaining confidence over one or more sessions ranging from 3 hours up to a series of events over a week’s residential. These events also provide an exciting opportunity to encourage participants to stay in touch with A+, joining us for our Total Adventure Holidays and possibly even signing up for our Instructor Training (& discipleship) Gap Year.
There will also be responsibility for kit and equipment maintenance and an opportunity to help train and mentor new GAP year coaches as they start their journey into the world of outdoor activities.
Applicants will have a strong quiver of outdoor education qualifications – ideally some of canoeing, climbing, hiking (LEL), bush craft, archery & mountain biking. Having a Full UK driving license is desirable.
Start date: To be discussed but late March/ Early April
Salary: From £17,375 pro rata (charitable sector!) depending on experience & qualifications with scope to grow

For more details please get in touch with Jono Hodson.

Chief Instructor: Training and Health and Safety in Adventure Activities

We are looking for someone with an appetite for leading by example in the outdoors, a passion for adventure and a desire to inspire others.

Experience of professional Adventure Centre management and team leadership will be an advantage. A range of (AALS in scope) qualifications. Proven organisational ability and a desire to develop safe and clear systems for team training, kit storage and maintenance. A vision to help Adventure Plus create a cutting edge, exciting Adventure Base. Experience of helping develop adventure centre facilities an advantage.

Work as part of a growing team of passionate people reporting to Jon Cox, A+ Exec Director:

Play a key role in helping our growing operation develop safe and clear systems for team training, kit storage & maintenance

Leading, training and managing the A+ instructor team

Co-ordinating training of our GAP trainees and interns

Developing your own passion for outdoor adventures, inspiring others as you bring them on in their experience & skills

Helping A+ create a cutting edge exciting Adventure Base

Manage A+ operational systems & Adventure Base activities

This is a full time role with the salary dependent on experience and qualifications. Applications will close when we have met the right candidate for this pivotal role! For more details or to send in your CV please get in touch with Jon Cox.

Internship: Adventure Impact and Activity Education

We are looking for the right person to join our Adventure Impact team who work with young people with additional needs and/or those who come from disadvantaged or vulnerable backgrounds. We are passionate that the benefits of outdoor activities and education should be available to all, regardless of their life circumstances. Adventure Impact is the fastest growing part of Adventure Plus as we look to reach out and make a huge difference to young people who, for whatever reason, are finding life tough.

The right person would share this passion and ideally have some experience of working with disadvantaged or vulnerable young people and a love of the outdoors.

The candidate would also work alongside our instructor team in delivering adventure activities on our site and further afield.

Training in a number of adventure activities would be provided. In the past this has included, amongst others, LEL3, MIAS Level 1 and BCU canoe and kayak coach.

On site accommodation would be a possibility.

Start date is flexible.

For more details please get in touch with Jon Cox.

Internship: Adventure Education and Conservation Co-ordinator

This A+ / A Rocha internship has two strands:

Conservation and Land Management (Autumn – Spring): including practical conservation tasks such woodland management and organising Volunteer Conservation Days, e.g. tree planting and hedge laying; contributing towards the design of wildlife areas on the new Adventure Base site; and developing wildlife survey skills.

Adventure Education (Spring-Summer): including training in a number of adventure activities and working alongside the A+ instructor team delivering adventure activities on our site and further afield (e.g. at Ashburnham Place, Quinta Centre or the Brecon Beacons).     

For more details about this exciting opportunity please get in touch with Jon Cox

Internship: Conservation and Land Management Co-ordinator

This A+ / A Rocha internship will provide training and experience in practical conservation and land management as A+ design and coordinate the layout for an Outdoor Education & Adventure Youth work centre in line with our Conservation Site Management Plan. 

For more details about this internship please get in touch with Jon Cox.

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