(+61) 0408 727 293

Outdoor Adventure Jobs

YMCA Camp Yarramundi

Outdoor Education Instructor

  • Competitive hourly rate - $30.73 / hour
  • Run fun and energised outdoor adventure activities
  • Be part of creating memorable experiences for our guests
  • Located on the heritage listed Grose River in the beautiful Hawkesbury Valley 

Lead the next generation of outdoorsy kids from the most beautiful ‘office’ around.

Our Outdoor Educators are the adventurous go-getters helping children learn and grow in a safe, fun and natural environment. (Literally.) At the Y, we’re after passionate go-getters with a love of all things outdoors to send our young campers home with lasting memories, a strengthened sense of self and community – and a greater connection to the natural world. 

Reporting to the Programs Coordinator, you’ll lead adventurous activities and outdoor learning sessions, delivering memorable and meaningful experiences that young people love. You’ll also act as leader, mentor and role model for our young community, including many underprivileged and disadvantaged children.

If you’re an energetic and empathetic leader looking for a fulfilling career in a beautiful and unique working environment, you could be our next Outdoor Educator. If so, you’re in the right place to build confidence, team-building, leadership and independence in others – and yourself.

The successful candidate will be available to work various shifts between the hours of 7:00AM - 9:00PM, Monday - Friday. Weekend work may be required. Our busy period is from February - April, however work will still be available in our winter months.

  • Outdoor Education Qualifications
  • HLTAID004 accreditation - Provide an Emergency First Aid Response in an Education and Care Setting
  • Senior First Aid and CPR
  • Working with Children Check
  • Police Check (paid for by the Y)
Added extras (good to haves)
  • Certificate III in Outdoor Recreation (Good to have)
  • Relevant industry experience (Good to have)
  • Bronze Medallion (Good to have)
Y work with us?
  • Work within a supportive team environment
  • Room to learn and develop within the organisation
  • Flexible hours and arrangements, for a work-life balance that works for you
  • Awesome discounts on The Y services and products
  • Corporate health insurance cover to keep you healthy 
Outdoor Education and Camping

Our Outdoor Education and Camping Team create unforgettable experiences for schools, youth and young people in need. From our energetic Outdoor Education Instructors to our friendly Housekeepers, Chefs and Administrators, our people build inspiring, entertaining and educational adventures that encourage healthy behaviours in developing kids. As part of The Y family, you’ll be responsible for the care and safety of our young community – all while running exciting activities like camping, canoeing and rock climbing. You’ll also act as a role model for our young guests, teaching valuable life lessons and leading with honesty and respect. If you’re a lover of outdoorsy-action who’s interested in meaningful work with underprivileged youth, we’ll reward you with an exciting career that’s all about creating life-changing memories for the next generation.

Who What Y?

YMCA NSW is a profit-for-purpose organisation focused on healthy living, social impact and empowering young people. We operate 23 recreation centres, 57 Out of School Hours Care services and two camping locations which fund our diverse range of youth and community programs, employing 1800 staff across NSW. 

Our goal is for our workforce to reflect the diverse community we serve. We encourage people of all genders, ages, religions, disability, sexual orientation, family and caring responsibilities and cultures, including people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage to apply.

Commitment to Safeguarding

The Y, including Boards of Directors, is committed to the safety and wellbeing of children and young people in accordance with our Safeguarding Children and Young People framework. The Y requires that all applicants undergo satisfactory screening prior to commencement, including but not limited to:

  • a national criminal history check;
  • an international criminal history check where applicants have worked overseas;
  • holding or obtaining a Working with Children Clearance/equivalent in accordance with state/ territory laws;
  • two reference checks.

Please note, the results of any National and International Police Check will only be used to assess your suitability to perform the role.

Any successfully appointed applicant will be required to adhere to the Safeguarding Children and Young People framework, which includes a thorough safeguarding children and young people induction and committing to upholding the safety and wellbeing of children and young people throughout their engagement with YMCA.

Where: Hawkesbury Valley, NSW, Australia

Workload(s): Part Time, Casual

Closing Date: N/A

Ariauna Sanis
YMCA Camp Yarramundi

Email: Ariauna.Sanis@ymcansw.org.au

Website: https://jobs.ymcansw.org.au/job/Yarramundi-Outdoor-Education-Instructor/575885810/?utm_campaign=Adventure_Pro

Views: 1,408


AdventurePro Australia & New Zealand proudly supports the following advertisers...