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Activity Managers & SI's

Acorn Adventure

Wales, France, Italy, Spain

Overseas Seasonal Package: Inclusive of wage, meals, tented accommodation, uniform and overseas travel.

April 1st 2015

August 31st 2015


Looking to further your career in the Outdoor Industry?

We are now recruiting Activity Managers and Senior Instructors for our following centres:

Cala Llevado, Spain – For Spain we require an Activity Manager and a Senior Instructor with a RYA Senior Dinghy Qualification and/or their UKCC level 2.

Hauteville sur Mer, Northern France - For Hauteville we are looking for experienced applicants with an SPA qualification or a UKCC Level 2.

Royal Oak, Brecon Beacons, Wales - Our centre based on Llangorse Lake needs an Activity Manager and a Senior Instructor with a minimum of a UKCC Level 2 qualification.

Tan Troed, Brecon Beacons, Wales – Our camp based in Llangorse requires an Activity Manager and a Senior Instructor with an SPA qualification and High Ropes experience.

Ardres, Northern France - For Ardres we are looking for experienced applicants with a UKCC Level 2 and ideally a SPA qualification (Or extensive High Ropes experience)

Villeneuve, Italy – For Villeneuve we are looking for experienced applicants with an SPA qualification and/or their UKCC Level 2

The Senior Instructor role ideal for experienced activity instructors with a proven supervisory background. Reporting to the Activity Manager, you will be responsible for all aspects of either the Sailing / Windsurf, Paddlesports or Climbing & Land activities, from training and monitoring the instructional staff team to regular checks of activity equipment.

This Activity Manager role is ideal for an experienced senior or chief activity instructor with a proven supervisory background looking to progress in the outdoor industry.

Your leadership and organisational qualities will be tested to the full as you will be responsible for the instructional staff team, their training and monitoring the safe and effective delivery of the activity programmes at the centre.

If you have high standards, are highly motivated and have excellent people skills then Acorn Adventure is the company for you. As a member of a staff we expect you to deliver superb customer service to our guests at all times. You can achieve a lot and gain valuable experience with Acorn Adventure whilst enjoying the benefits of living and working in a fantastic outdoors environment with a group of like-minded people. 



As well as the qualifications listed above - 

  • Supervisory or management experience in the outdoor industry
  • Experience of activity programming
  • Experience of training
  • 21 yrs+ for senior positions
You must be available to work on the 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.

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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