Summer Camp Jobs

Summer Camp Manager 

Job Description:

 

High Adventure run a number of ‘summer camps’ for school and NCS clients from May to August each year. The venues are scout camps, from which we rent land and facilities to put on a programme 200+ each week. We operate using tents for clients and large marquees for the catering and social space, staff are employed each year and everything gets packed into containers at the end of the season.

 

Each camp is run by a Manager (£750pw) and an assistant (£250pw), the domestic team is headed up by a cook and supported by our chef who oversees all sites. The Camp Manager and assistant are supported by a Camp Director who has responsibility to assist all camps and basically problem solve and quality control.

We are looking to employ two new management teams (manager and assistant) We would welcome applications from either people wanting the Manager role or couples wishing to fill both roles.

 

This is a senior role in a growing company, we pride ourselves on the quality of our staff and we are looking for professional people who are looking for a secure summer income and will run a camp each year. We are not interested at this point in anyone looking for a one off summer job.

 

The manager will need to have experience and qualifications in the outdoor industry and the ability to manage a team of 20+ staff. They will need to be organised, thorough and professional as the role comes with much responsibility.

 

The first two weeks of camp are training weeks where the management team train the staff to run the activities and set up the camp, the final week is a packdown week and in between we have 6 or 7 weeks of clients . The job is Monday to Friday leaving your weekends free.

 

If you are interested in this post please drop me a line on dan@highadventureoec.co.uk with your contact details and CV and I’ll call you for a chat.

 

Applications for Summer 2018 being accepted now!

To apply please download an Application Form

or a Domestic Application Form

Please email the completed Application Form with a copy of

your CV to

jobs@highadventureoec.co.uk

 

Multi Activity Instructor:  Lancashire, North & South Staffordshire and Cheshire & Midlands 

(110 + positions- minimum age 18)

Benefits:

£175 per week + full board accommodation + training + meals + camp fees paid + first aid training 1st SEASONAIRE

£200 per week + full board accommodation + training + meals + camp fees paid + first aid training 2nd SEASONAIRE

£225 per week + full board accommodation + training + meals + camp fees paid + first aid training 3rd SEASONAIRE

Contract dates/lengths:

KIBBLESTONE:

June – August 2018 (Includes 2 Weeks Training)

FOREST CAMP:

June – August 2018 (Includes 2 Weeks Training)

BEAUDESERT:

June – August 2018 (Includes 2 Weeks Training)

TAWD VALE:

June – August 2018 (Includes 2 Weeks Training)

PIKES POOL:

June – August 2018 (Includes 2 Weeks Training)

Although Contracts are offered based on location, it is sometimes necessary to move staff from one camp to another based on client numbers.

Description:

This post is perfect for anyone aspiring to be an outdoor instructor or anyone with a passion for the outdoors who would like to gain experience working with children.

We will provide full training in all of our on-site activities and a first aid course prior to being in charge of groups.

Working on our summer camps is the best way to into our highly successful and popular trainee instructor scheme which runs from January every year at our main site in North Yorkshire.

Requirements:

The ideal candidate will have experience of working with groups and skills in one or more areas of outdoor activities.

If you can handle living in a tent for the length of the contract through good weather and bad whilst still turning up for work happy and enthusiastic every day, then you are the right person for this job!

If you would like to work for a professional and hard working organisation, gain experience and potential future employment and training then this is the job for you!

 

COOK’S ASSISTANT – RESIDENTIAL SUMMER CAMP – LIVE IN

If you can handle living in a tent for the length of the contract through good weather and bad whilst still turning up for work happy and enthusiastic every day, then you are the right person for this job!

Contract Dates:

Tawd Vale, Lancashire – June –  August 2018 

Beaudesert, Staffs – June  –  August 2018

Forest Camp, Cheshire – June – August 2018

We require Assistant Cooks for our Residential Summer Camps. The position will require the successful candidate to be part of a small team preparing and serving three quality meals a day for up to 300 young people and staff. The basic menu is balanced to provide the required nutrition, for the guests, using good quality but simple ingredients.

An example menu would be:

Breakfast – Cereal, Toast, Fruit Juice, Porridge, Baked Beans.
Lunch – Sandwiches (the guests make their own), Crisps, Fruit, Flapjack.
Evening Meal – Pasta Bolognese, Chocolate Muffin.

For this position, the cook’s assistant will be supporting the cook and pot washers to ensure the ‘end result’ ie: the correct meal served at the correct time, happens for our clients. The hours the Assistant works and the style of work will be at the cook’s discretion but will be a basic split shift of around 7 hours per day. The assistant will be required to be on-site, during the day, as part of the High Adventure Team and will provide meals from Monday lunch to Friday lunch. Living in – Tent provided.

Wage: £250 per week

 

KITCHEN PORTERS/POT WASHERS

Location:

Staffordshire, Cheshire, West Lancashire

Benefits:

£150 per week, plus meals and tented accommodation

DESCRIPTION

We are looking for Kitchen Assistants to work at our summer activity camp sites around the UK.

The main duties will be mostly washing up and generally supporting the Cook.

Split shift approx 35 hours per week, specific hours and duties will vary according to the site and the size of the group.

You will be required to live on-site.

Contracts on offer are:
Ormskirk, West Lancashire – June to August 2018
Nr Oulton Park, Cheshire –    June to August 2018
Stone, Staffordshire –          June to August 2018
Cannock Wood, Staffs –       June  to August 2018

REQUIREMENTS

If you are interested in working with young people, in this job you will be part of a team doing just that in the outdoors. Your split shift will allow you time to join some of the afternoon activities and get an insight into what it would be like to be an instructor if you wished to join us another year in another role.

 

CLEANERS

Location:

Staffordshire, Cheshire, West Lancashire

Benefits:

£150 per week, plus meals and tented accommodation

DESCRIPTION

We are looking for cleaners to work during our summer activity camp sites around the UK.

The role will involve split shift days totalling approx 35 hours a week.  The main duties will be keeping toilets and showers clean and hygienic for our clients as well as odd jobs as directed by the camp manager. Unless you live very locally you would be required to stay on site at the activity camp.

Hours:

Split shift approx 35 hours per week,

Main duties will be keeping the toilets and showers hygienic for our clients.  Other duties will be simple odd jobs as directed by the Camp Manager This job will mainly be cleaning toilets which will be dirty 5 minutes after you’ve cleaned them!

Contracts on offer are:
Ormskirk, West Lancashire – June to August 2018
Nr Oulton Park, Cheshire –     June to August 2018
Cannock Wood, Staffs –           June  to August 2018

REQUIREMENTS

If you are interested in working with young people, in this job you will be part of a team doing just that in the outdoors. Your split shift will allow you time to join some of the afternoon activities and get an insight into what it would be like to be an instructor if you wished to join us another year in another role.

 

 

 

To apply please download an Application Form

Please email the completed Application Form with a copy of

your CV to

jobs@highadventureoec.co.uk 

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