Activity Instructor

Recruiter
Acorn Venture
Location
European and UK
Salary
Competitive salary dependant on experience
Posted
25 Sep 2018
Closes
25 Oct 2018
Hours
Full Time

Job Summary

Activity Instructors deliver safe and enjoyable activity sessions and an evening entertainment programme to the guests. Activity Instructors play a key role in ensuring all guests have a fun experience.

Responsibilities:

  • Deliver sessions which are safe, structured and enjoyable and adhere to Operating Procedures;
  • Adhere to Acorn’s Customer Care & Safety Management Systems;
  • Be a positive role model to our guests and promote the Acorn experience & philosophy;
  • Fulfil the role with an appropriate level of maturity;
  • Play an active role in arrivals / departures under the co-ordination of the Village Manager;
  • Undertake other roles on Centre as required, i.e. serving food, cleaning and maintenance;
  • Take responsibility for safety on sessions and lead sessions if qualified to do so;
  • Assist on the villages under the co-ordination of the Village Manager;
  • Eat in the villages and assist with the delivery of meals to our guests;
  • Assist with the evening activities under the co-ordination of the Village Manager;
  • Supervise the guests throughout their stay to ensure their safety at all times;
  • Inspect and maintain activity equipment and report breakages/faulty equipment;
  • Complete Centre report forms in line with the job role;
  • Take part in staff meetings and de-briefs as required;
  • Undertake any training as necessary;
  • Carry out night duty on a rota basis;
  • Play an active role in the montage and de-montage of the centre if required;
  • Carry out any other reasonable duties as required by the Centre Manager.

About you:

  • Customer service focused;
  • Ability to work as part of a team and independently;
  • A strong team player and a ‘Can Do’ attitude;
  • Hardworking, flexible & motivated.

Desirable Knowledge, Experience and Skills

  • Experience of working in outdoor adventure with young people between 7-17 yrs. old;
  • Appropriate NGB coaching qualifications and personal awards.

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