VOLUNTEER TRAINEE ACTIVITY LEADER - ADVENTURE LIFESIGNS
PURPOSE OF ROLE
To help deliver and learn to facilitate a variety of adventure activities for young people.
Assisting the instructor with the running of the session. This includes the set up and take down of equipment and safe facilitation of the day. Helping young people take part in activities such as climbing, archery, bushcraft, obstacle courses, kayaking and team building. Most importantly you would be helping the young people to get the most out of the programme, overcome barriers and enjoy themselves! Safety checks and maintaining equipment, vehicles and facilities.
The role will also involve practice in leading aspects of sessions, and eventually leading sessions independently.
Aged 18 or over.
This role is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. This means that we will arrange for a check to be carried out by the Disclosure and Barring Service to confirm participants
have clearance for working with children. Please note that we support the rehabilitation of offenders and that minor offences are not necessarily a barrier.
The Lifesigns Group is committed to provide equality of opportunity and we particularly encourage applications from people from under-represented groups.
The scheme is free and offers training towards such qualifications as:
Due to the nature of outdoor education, some
of the above qualifications may be dependent on current funding/availability.
At least 4 days in each 7 day period. Flexible and irregular hours, including overnight camps, evenings, weekends, school and bank holidays. Need to provide advance notice of availability.
Trainees who commit to the whole of the placement, allowing for one week’s absence in each thirteen-week period, will gain the maximum benefit and be eligible to assistant lead an overseas expedition.
We have activities running regularly in Surrey and Hampshire as well as during the school holidays or weekends.
POINT OF CONTACT
Ian Forbes, Training Director firstname.lastname@example.org
WHAT TO DO NEXT:
The offer of a place is subject to competing a probationary period of four weeks from the programme start date, during which time you will need to demonstrate: