Here is the place for you to check out all our job opportunities. If you’d be interested in joining the dynamic, growing Adventure Plus and A+ Hospitality (Windmill Farm) teams in any of the following roles, we’d love to hear from you. We have a variety of job opportunities available so we may have the perfect role for you. Come and join the team!

BookKeeper (Part Time)

We are looking for an experienced Bookkeeper, preferably AAT qualified to Level 2 or Level 3 at least, who is a conscientious, reliable and trustworthy individual with good communication skills, able to work within deadlines with strong attention to detail and accuracy. IT Skills are essential, including the MS Office, Google Aps and ideally QuickBooks On-Line and Xero.

Working up to 21 hours across 3-4 days per week. The Bookkeeper ensures that all sales and purchase invoices are entered correctly and communicated to customers (usually internal) and suppliers sufficiently, purchases are paid for swiftly and payment of sales are communicated within the team sufficiently. S/he also manages petty cash, reconciliations including with internal fundraising systems, supervision of a fundraising volunteer. This is for both the charity and the subsidiary trading arm.

Applicants need to be committed to the Christian ethos of A+
Start date: June 2022
Salary: Dependant on qualifiation and experience but from £12.50 / hour

For more details please get in touch with Will Graves

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).
They 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 be committed to the Christian ethos of A+ and 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
Salary: From £18,810 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, a desire to inspire others and who is committed to the Christian ethos of A+.

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.

Construction Co-ordinator

We are looking for the right person to co-ordinate the development of our Adventure Base. You may be recently retired with a relevant construction background (e.g. in architecture, construction project management, a civil engineer or a QS…) and would like to use your skills at this Christian adventure centre. You would be involved in ensuring that the Adventure Base is constructed safely and within budget and to time so we can begin to welcome young people on life-changing adventures at the brand new Adventure Base. Work as part of a growing team of passionate people reporting directly to Jon Cox, A+ Exec. Director.

Assist in planning the development process, liaise with architects and the ‘A+ Development Group’, engage and coordinate contractors, ensure the development runs safely, on time and to budget. This is a part time role, requiring flexibility to meet contractors, architects and A+ management, as the project unfolds. This could be a paid or ‘voluntary retirement’ role. Applications will close when we have met the right candidate for this pivotal role!

Applicants will be committed to the Christian ethos of A+ . Having a Full UK driving license is desirable.
Start date: Immediate

For more details or to send in your CV please get in touch with Jon Cox

 

Adventure Impact Activities Instructor SEN (Full time)

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.

Applicants will have a strong quiver of outdoor education qualifications – ideally some of canoeing, climbing, hiking (LEL), bush craft, archery & mountain biking and will be committed to the Christian ethos of A+. Having a Full UK driving license is desirable.

On site accommodation would be a possibility.

Start date is flexible.

Salary: From £17,642 depending on experience & qualifications with scope to grow

For more details please get in touch with Jon Cox.

Housekeeper ( Full or Part time)

We are looking for a motivated hard worker, who is committed to the Christian ethos of A+, and who can help us extend a warm welcome to our guests on site. Attention to detail is important as housekeeping plays a vital role in the enjoyment of our facilities.

Experience would be useful but is not necessary as training will be given.

Weekend working (including Sundays) is a requirement for this role.

Start date is flexible.

Salary: From £9.50 per hour

For more details please get in touch with Jurie Pohl.

Assistant Chef and Kitchen Porters

We are looking for a motivated hard worker, who is committed to the Christian ethos of A+, and who can help us extend a warm welcome to our guests on site. We often run large group events where catering if offered. We have a chef who needs additional help during these events for food preparation under his instruction. 

Experience would be very useful but is not strictly necessary as training will be given.

Weekend working (including Sundays) is a requirement for this role. The hours are flexible depending on the events that we have booked in.

Start date is immediate. 

Salary: From £9.50 per hour

For more details please get in touch with Jon Cox

Fundraising Bid Writer (Part time)

We need an additional bid writer to enable our fundraising team to support the charitable work we do here at Adventure plus. 

The candidate would ideally have experience in applications for bid writing, have good office and organisational skills and would be committed to the Christian ethos of A+. Part time and Flexible hours are available.

Start date is flexible.

For more details 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, a love of the outdoors and will be committed to the Christian ethos of A+.

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).

The right person would share a passion for the above, have a love of the outdoors and would be committed to the Christian ethos of A+.

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.

The right person would share a passion for the above, have a love of the outdoors and would be committed to the Christian ethos of A+.

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

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