We are always on the look out for extraordinary people to join the Camps Crew
We can’t do what we do without our team of highly prized Expedition Leaders. We are always on the look out for extraordinary people to join our extended family and help young people achieve absolutely awesome things in really cool places!
What qualifications do I need?
Scuba Expedition Leaders.
Minimum 16 hour Outdoor 1st Aid qualification. Enhanced DBS check showing no adverse information (issued within the last 18 months). Experience working with young people in an outdoor and residential setting. Extended travel experience in similar locations to ours.
Mountain/Trek Expedition Leaders
Minimum Mountain Leader Assessed (Summer). Minimum 16 hour Outdoor 1st Aid qualification. Enhanced DBS check showing no adverse information (issued within the last 18 months). Experience working with young people in an outdoor and residential setting. Extended travel experience in similar locations to ours. Altitude or jungle experience is an advantage.
How do I apply?
Email a copy of your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org
What is the process for selection?
If your qualifications and experience meet the criteria above we will invite you to attend a Leader Selection Event.
What happens next?
If you are successful we will offer you an expedition and contact at least two referees.
What are leaders expected to do?
Attend the Leader Training Weekend – held in the beautiful New Forest.
Attend a Pre-departure Meeting with your team of students and teachers.
Meet your team on the day of departure to complete kit check and travel to the airport.
Look after the health, safety and enjoyment of your team throughout the expedition.
Complete a Post Expedition Report (PXR) and return med kit/expedition paperwork to us.
Important to note! All our expeditions are 4 weeks long. All our expeditions take place between July and August.
The key focus of our expeditions is volunteering, the adventure phase is a small part of what we do.
All our expeditions are fully supported. If spontaneity is your thing we may not be the right choice for you.
You will be working with teachers and students, which can be as tricky as working with children and animals.
What are we looking for?
Energetic & enthusiastic people who can motivate and inspire young people.
Solution focused and creative people who will help overcome potential issues.
Confident and capable people who are able to make reasonable decisions in a variety of situations.
Team oriented people who can shape and mould a group of people.
What can you expect from us?
All logistics arranged including transport, food, accommodation and adventure activity.
Support from our team of in-country staff allowing you to concentrate on the specific needs of your team.
Support from our UK team before, during and after the expedition.
Other opportunities From time to time there may be other opportunities in a wide variety of locations for those that have previously led for us. Discount with Cotswold Outdoor and other relevant suppliers.
Other questions? Give us a call on 01425 485390 or email email@example.com