General Assistant


Exciting jobs available at adventure centres – no qualifications necessary!

We are now recruiting General Assistants for our centre in the UK for the 2019 season. General Assistants are absolutely essential for ensuring the daily operation of an Acorn Adventure centre.

What we’re looking for…

This is a varied but vital role that can involve anything from assisting with catering and cleaning, to helping out on activity sessions and other basic site duties. If you have plenty of energy, enthusiasm, motivation and the ability to relate to young people and adults alike, Acorn is the company for you! We need our staff to deliver excellent customer service and provide clean & hygienic facilities across the centre. This is a great opportunity for those who are looking for an exciting work environment and enjoy meeting like-minded people! We are looking for people with:

  • Cleaning, maintenance & catering experience is ideal
  • Hardworking, flexible & enthusiastic attitude
  • No qualifications required – full training provided

All of our staff participate in a comprehensive induction & training programme at centre and there are pre and post-season training opportunities to gain NGB qualifications in different activities. We are looking for people who can commit to working the full season. 

Why work for Acorn?

On top of the rewarding opportunity to help keep a dynamic centre running smoothly so guests of all ages overcome fears and try new, exciting things, we can offer you:

  • A competitive seasonal package with 3 meals a day and accommodation available at a great value rate
  • The use of facilities and equipment in free time
  • Opportunities to complete training and NGB qualifications
  • Personal development and progression – we love to promote from within!
  • The experience of a lifetime, working in beautiful locations making lifelong friends

All applicants must be at least 18 years old and have a UK/EU passport, UK residential address, a permanent UK National Insurance number and a UK bank account. We will be unable to take your application further before they have been obtained. We are unable to apply for a work visa/permit on behalf of an applicant. A current Enhanced DBS Check or overseas equivalent is required for successful applicants.


01384 398 870

Acorn Adventure

22 Worcester Street,


West Midlands DY8 1AN

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