Join the 2018 New Forest Activities team!

Jobs

From outdoor instructors to members of the office team, we offer a variety of job roles and opportunities that are available to enthusiastic and friendly people who would like to join our busy team.

Each year we recruit seasonal staff and run apprenticeship schemes to give successful candidates an opportunity to learn on the job and develop their career. We also look for people who can bring something special to the team for our full time and permanent roles.

For 2018 we are looking for fantastic people to fill the following roles;

  • Activities Instructor (full time, March – Nov)
  • Activities Assistant (part time holidays & weekends, year round)
  • Outdoor Activities Apprentice (full time, 12 month contract)

See below for more information.

Experience Days in 2018

In 2018 we are offering experience days for potential staff to see what we do and meet the team. During the day you’ll be expected to take part in activities and tasks to show what you know and attend an interview.

Dates for 2018 

21st January

25th February

18th March

Specialising in a range of outdoor activities such as Canoeing, Kayaking and Archery, we’re looking for candidates that aren’t afraid to get stuck in with the team to provide our customers the best possible experience.

Join an experience day or register your interest in a position with New Forest Activities by contacting rich@newforestactivities.co.uk.

Current Vacancies

Join the fun in the forest. New Forest Activities are signing up outdoor instructors for the 2018 season.

We are looking for both part time and full time activity instructors starting in March/April until October 2018. You’ll work alongside our senior staff, apprentices and office team to deliver fantastic activities to our customers. We are based in Beaulieu Village in the heart of the New Forest National Park.

If you’re great with people, hold some industry qualifications and wish to work in The New Forest check out the two options of work below;

Full Time – 7 month contract starting in April 2018 (40 hrs per week).

Part Time – Weekend & summer work. Top up your working week with 1 or 2 days a week working in the great outdoors. Ideal for those studying or working elsewhere during the week.

What you’ll need

We are looking for motivated and honest people to join our team. You’ll deliver a range of outdoor activities around The New Forest. Successful candidates will have some of the following.

  • Level 1 paddle sports coach
  • Level 2 paddle sports coach
  • ERCA high and low ropes
  • First Aid award
  • Archery coach
  • Cycling guide & bike maintenance
  • Experience working with groups in the outdoors

 

80% of the instructor position will be customer facing; customer service, group management and dealing with clients will be key areas of the role. 20% of your time you’ll be sorting out equipment, sites and resources for our customers.

Sound like a role you’d be interested in? To apply or register your interest contact rich@newforestactivities.co.uk

 

 

 

 

At New Forest Activities we offer an Outdoor Instructor Apprentice Scheme lasting 12 months. Each year we give three lucky people a kick start into the fabulous world of outdoor activities. You’ll earn as you learn and gain industry qualifications along the way.

What you’ll need

We are looking for motivated and honest young people. We can take both school leavers and those a bit older and wiser looking for a new opportunity. Being over 18 will be an advantage as many of the awards are not valid until you reach this age. We do take one 16 year old each year. You’ll need.

  • Key skills at C or above (This can be done alongside your placement)
  • Be fit enough to take on the role of activity leader
  • You’ll need to be a motivated, honest and confident person
  • Experience in outdoor activities will be an advantage

 

You’ll be expected to become a strong member of our activities team, we are looking for motivated people with a passion for the outdoors. 80% of any instructor position will be customer facing; customer service, group management and dealing with clients will be key areas of the position.

Sound like a role you’d be interested in? To apply or register your interest contact rich@newforestactivities.co.uk.

 

 

 

 

New Forest Activities are signing up outdoor activity assistants for the 2018 season.

We are looking for junior staff to assist lead instructors in the delivery of brilliant experiences for our customers. You’ll contribute to the smooth running of canoeing, kayaking, archery, cycling, battlefield LIVE & ropes course activities. We often have activity assistants who specialise in an area they find particularly interesting.

What you’ll need

We are looking for motivated and honest young people to join our team. You’ll help deliver a range of outdoor activities around The New Forest. You’ll need to be 16-18 and successful candidates will have some of the following;

  • Outdoor Qualifications (2 star, FSRT etc.)
  • Experience working with people / public
  • References
  • First aid certificate

 

We often give the opportunity for people to gain some of the above in return for volunteering.

80% of the instructor position will be customer facing; customer service, group management and dealing with clients will be key areas of the role. 20% of your time you’ll be sorting out equipment, sites and resources for our customers.

Sound like a role you’d be interested in? To apply or register your interest contact rich@newforestactivities.co.uk