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Adventure Okehampton is set on the northern edge of Dartmoor we have two sites providing activities as well as offering activities for day visitors. The centre is close to Dartmoor National Park in this beautiful part of the South West, Exeter is 25 miles away by road.

A full range of outdoor activities takes place and the site buzzes with excitement all day every day! Activities include rock climbing, high ropes, gorge scrambling, pony trekking, archery, mountain biking, mountain boarding, walking, kayaking, raft building, surfing and body boarding.

The centre also runs an extensive HND instructor training program and public services courses for a number national colleges. During school holidays a summer camp and family activity programme keeps the centre buzzing. We offer a range of training courses for individuals leading to NGBs awards and general interest courses run for most of the year.


For further information and application forms:
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Adventure Okehampton, Klondyke Road, Okehampton EX20 1EWJobs at Adventure Okehampton

Vacancies:

2 MODERN APPRENTICES

We have been offering modern apprenticeships in conjunction with Duchy College for the last couple of years.  We have good links with the college and are able to offer a work placement as well as support for the Sport and Recreation Activity leadership NVQ level 2.  This is a great way into the outdoor industry giving the all important practical experience as well as work based learning, so applicants will finish with a seasons experience in an outdoor centre along with national governing body awards.  Importantly modern apprentices are treated as a member of the activity team and will be expected to form part of the instructing team first as an assistant and then taking a leading role on certain activities. There will be an initial training period as well as ongoing training throughout the season, personal development does also depend on the individual as they will be expected to practice in their own time.Training wage dependent on age and experience

Expressions of interest with current cv should be sent to the activities department in the first instance.

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Send to: Activity Manager, Adventure Okehampton, Klondyke Road, Okehampton, Devon, EX20 1EW

Jobs for 2013

We will not be recruiting further staff until Autumn for seasonal staff for 2014, but vacancies will be posted here, on bluedome and on gumtree.

There are limited opportunities for work experience students during the season and foreign language students are welcome at the hostel, although many of the student blocks have now been recruited

For further information and application forms:
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Phone: 01837 53916
Adventure Okehampton, Klondyke Road, Okehampton EX20 1EW
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Jobs for 2018

We are now recruiting staff for 2018 and the Activity Instructor vacancies are posted here, on the Bluedome web site and on Institute of Outdoor Learning.

The Posts below include:

SENIOR MULTI ACTIVITY INSTRUCTORS

MULTI ACTIVITY INSTRUCTORS

APPRENTICE MULTI ACTIVITY INSTRUCTORS

In January we expect to be advertising

CHEF/COOK

SEASONAL GENERAL ASSISTANT

CATERING AND PROFESSIONAL CHEFS APPRENTICE

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Adventure Okehampton is looking for a full time Senior Instructor.

We offer a range of onsite and offsite Activities, including Abseiling, Archery, Bushcraft, Climbing, High Ropes, Raft Building, Canoeing, Kayaking, Mountain biking and Mountain Boarding. Along with running the activities the Senior Instructor is responsible for assisting the Chief instructor with the day to day running of the activities department.

The Successful candidate should hold at least 2 National Governing Body Qualifications from the following: (HML, ML, SPA, CWA, MIAS Level 2, ERCA, UKCC Level 2 or higher)
Applicant should ideally have at least three years’ experience working in the outdoor industry and a full clean driving licence is essential.

Salary dependant on Qualifications and Experience.

Applications or enquiries please send your CV to Dave Canavan – This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Apprentice Instructor – Earn while you learn

We offer a range of onsite and offsite Activities, including Abseiling, Archery, Bushcraft, Climbing, High Ropes, Raft Building, Canoeing, Kayaking, Mountain biking and Mountain Boarding.

We looking for active, enthusiastic and motivated individuals for our 2018 season. No experience is necessary, as training will be given. However, a desire to work in the outdoor industry is essential. We have a great success rate in the years we have been delivering apprenticeships with Exeter College.

We offer a work placement as well as support for the Activity leadership in The Outdoors Apprenticeship. This is a great way into the outdoor industry giving the all-important practical experience as well as work based learning, so applicants will finish with a seasons experience in an outdoor centre along with national governing body qualifications.

The successful candidate will aim to gain the following Qualifications: CWA Training, MIAS Level 1, BC 2 Star, Foundation safety and rescue, UKCC Level 1, safeguarding children award, First Aid & a Navigational qualification.

Applications or enquiries please send your CV to Nicky Selby – This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


 MULTI ACTIVITY INSTRUCTORS
We are looking for active, enthusiastic and motivated individuals to join our 2018 staff team. We are looking for instructors who hold a variety of national governing body awards, and experience in running a wide range of activities. Contracted for a 36 hour week from April to October inclusive. Salary will depend on experience and qualifications. If you want to join our team contact us now.
Accommodation is available upon on request as part of the role if required. If you want to join our team contact us now.
Applications or enquiries please send your CV to Dave Canavan – This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Accommodation We do have a limited amount of accommodation available.  We have a local house with rooms to let which is available through the centre.  Staff wishing to take up accommodation need to let us know as soon as possible due to limited availability.  Staff living at the centre would be required to do one or two nights sleep over duty a week which will be on a rota basis and they will receive appropriate training for.

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SEASONAL FREELANCE INSTRUCTORS

We are looking for experienced instructors who hold a variety of qualifications namely, UKCC Level 1 coach or above, CWA, SPA, ML and driving licence is an advantage. Half day and full day rates vary depending on qualifications held.

Applications or enquiries please send your CV to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Dave Canavan:

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WORK EXPERIENCE PLACEMENTS

There are also limited opportunities for work experience students during the season and foreign language students are welcome at the hostel.

For further information and application forms from the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.:
Phone: 01837 53916
Adventure Okehampton, Klondyke Road, Okehampton EX20 1EW