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Centre Manager

Acorn Adventure

France and Spain

Overseas Seasonal Package: Inclusive of wage, meals, tented accommodation, uniform and overseas travel. UK Seasonal Package: National min wage, meals, tented or cabin accommodation and uniform provided.

April 1st 2015

August 31st 2015


Looking to further your career in the Outdoor Industry?

We are currently recruiting a Centre Manager for our centres in

  • Ardres, Northern France
  • Hauteville sur Mer, Northern France
  • Cala Llevado, Spain
  • Savane, Southern France

As the Centre Manager you will ensure that the centre runs in accordance with all of Acorn Adventure’s policies and procedures. You will be required to continuously monitor all aspects of the centre, to include activities, catering & customer services.

If you have high standards, are highly motivated and have excellent people skills Acorn is the company for you! We expect you and your centre staff team to deliver superb customer service to our guests at all times.

By taking up this challenge you will achieve a lot and gain valuable experience at Acorn Adventure managing your own centre and a great team of like-minded people, whilst enjoying the benefits of living and working in a fantastic outdoors environment!


  •  Previous management experience
  • Seasonal outdoor industry experience
  • 21 yrs+ for senior positions
  • Highly customer service orientated
  • Strong commercial skills
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills
  • Driving licence

All of our senior staff participate in a comprehensive training programme at our centre in the Brecon Beacons and then travel out to set up their centres with the rest of the senior team prior to guests arriving. We are looking for people who can commit to working the full season. 

All staff need to be available 1st April 2015. All applicants must have a UK/EU passport, UK residential address, a permanent UK National Insurance number and a UK bank account. A current Enhanced DBS Check is required for successful applicants. 

Get Back to Basics and Do what you Love....

At Acorn Adventure we believe in REAL ADVENTURE.

We are a leading provider for residential adventure holidays for children and family holidays across our six centres in the UK and Europe.

Each year we recruit over 250 staff and send them out to our enviable locations. We believe in getting back to basics and using the real, natural environment to instruct and deliver sessions to our guests. Our staff get to make the most of these locations, whether that may be: leading a group down the Ardeche river in Southern France; hiking through the Italian Alps or windsurfing on a Spanish Beach. We can’t think of a better way to introduce children to the great outdoors.

Our Centres
We have 6 centres which are set in some fantastic locations so that we can use the surrounding areas to provide our activities. We use mostly natural surroundings such as lakes, crags, rivers and caves, making us a unique company in the industry.

Brecon Beacons, Llangorse - Wales Ardres, Opal Coast - Northern France Hauteville sur Mer, Normandy Coast - Northern France Savane, Ardeche Region - Southern France Villeneuve, Aosta Valley - Italy, Cala Llevado, Costa Brava - Spain.
Working for us
If you are looking for work in the great outdoors in a family orientated environment, then Acorn Adventure is the company for you. Wake up each morning to the beach, mountains, lakes or woodlands on your doorstep and do something different with your summer for 2015.

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