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Activities Instructor/Maintenance Operative

  • Job Location

    Cobham, Surrey

  • Start date

    Vacancy from mid June onwards

  • Duration


  • Job Benefits



Walton Firs Foundation has a forthcoming vacancy for an Outdoor Activity Instructor / Maintenance Operative based in Cobham, Surrey at Walton Firs Activity Centre.

We are seeking someone who is excited by working with young people in an outdoor environment, and can lead activity sessions which are challenging, fun, engaging and above all - safe.

You should have a good understanding of the outdoor activities industry and a preferably hold a minimum of two NGB qualifications (ideally GB Archery and/or NSRA), plus experience of working with young people of all ages and abilities.

The successful applicant will be involved in all aspects of facilitating successful visits for our clients, including cleaning duties and for the maintenance of our facilities and equipment.  Requirements of the role include:

  • Enhanced DBS clearance (which can be achieved following successful application)
  • Frequent weekend working, especially during summer months
  • Supervision of volunteer service teams
  • Occasional overnight stays on site as a Duty Manager
  • Setting up, checking equipment and running activity sessions


The Main duties include:

Arranging and delivering our site facilities and activities to the highest standard, whilst maintaining the fun and excitement elements.

Take all reasonable steps to ensure health and safety standards are maintained and that the foundation’s Child and Vulnerable Person Protection Policy is adhered to.

Providing support for the maintenance of the Centre, it’s land, buildings and activities. 


Individual training and development needs will be supported as necessary.

Working hours are 40 hrs per week.  Additional hours worked will be returned with time in in lieu initially, with a cash option available on successful completion of probation.

Start date:           To be arranged

NGB qualifications suitable for this position:

GB Archery, NSRA, SPA, CWA, ERCA, Climbing experience.  Any other outdoor experience would be advantage.

The appointment is subject to a satisfactory Enhanced DBS check.

About us

Walton Firs Foundation is a small charity which owns and operates Walton Firs Activity Centre in Cobham, Surrey.  The Centre has a small permanent team and is bolstered by volunteer and freelance staff throughout the season as required.


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