Full time, Contract/Freelance
Youth and Children
Active Hope Ltd are looking for an Outdoor Instructor to join our dedicated and enthusiastic team.
The Instructor works as part of the instructional team in the planning and delivery of a range of our ministry projects with children and young people, offering a range of outdoor and adventurous activities, including residential work.
Alongside the direct work with groups, duties also include planning and preparation for projects, maintenance of equipment, cleaning, shopping and general tasks around the base as part of the team. They will work at our Urban Adventure Centre location in Warrington, out at school grounds, and across a variety of residential and activity sites around the region.
The Instructor will be supported by the Instructional team and managed by the Director of Operations.
The successful candidate will have the opportunity to be trained in a range of Outdoor activities and work towards National Governing Body Awards, including but not limited to; water sports, mountain biking, archery and climbing.
This role comes with a competitive salary, 40 days paid annual leave (including Bank Holidays), all uniform provided, NGB memberships and training paid for.
Charity background, values and work culture
Active Hope is a Christian organisation founded in 2006 to serve children and young people from difficult and deprived backgrounds. Our staff are expected to set an example in speech, behaviour and attitude to the children and young people we work with, both professionally and in their personal life. We value hard work, team support and presenting the best we can to the children we work with, because we believe they deserve it. Faith is central to who we are and is the foundation for our team and the work we deliver. A successful candidate will be expected to have a referee from their Church setting plus a professional referee.
This role is subject to a Genuine Occupational Requirement (GOR) that the successful applicant is a Christian who is committed to the values, beliefs and behaviours set out in our statement of faith; satisfactory references and an Enhanced DBS Check and; the right to work in the UK.
Closing date for applications is 15th December 2023.
Interviews at mutually agreeable times.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for further evaluation.
We are a Christian charity that supports local children and young people from disadvantaged backgrounds and challenging social environments, through the provision of outdoor and adventurous activities.
We support, educate, and encourage young people to develop self-esteem and nurture positive mental health and well-being.