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Looking to further your career in the Outdoor Industry?

The Activity Manager role is ideal for an experienced senior or chief activity instructor with a proven supervisory background looking to progress in the outdoor industry. Your leadership and organisational skills will be tested to the full as you will be responsible for the instructional staff team, their training and monitoring the safe and effective delivery of all activity programmes at the centre.

We are now recruiting Activity Managers for our following centres:

  • Hauteville sur Mer, Normandy, North France - For Hauteville we are looking for experienced applicants with an SPA qualification or a UKCC Level 2.
  • Cala Llevado, Spain - For Spain we require an Activity Manager with an RYA Senior Dinghy qualification and ideally a BC coaching award
  • Brecon, Wales - Our centre based in Llangorse ideally needs an Activity Manager with both a UKCC Level 2 and an SPA qualification
  • Ardres, Opal Coast, North France - For Ardres we are looking for experienced appilicants with a UKCC Level 2 and ideally an SPA qualification (or extensive High Ropes experience)
  • Villeneuve, Italy - For Villeneuve we are looking for experienced applicants with an SPA qualification

What we’re looking for…

If you have excellent standards, are highly motivated and have the people skills needed to deliver superb customer service to our guests at all times, then Acorn Adventure is the company for you. You can achieve a lot and gain valuable experience with Acorn Adventure whilst enjoying the benefits of living and working in a fantastic outdoors environment with a group of like-minded people.  

We are ideally looking for people with:

  • Supervisory or management experience in the outdoor industry
  • Experience of activity programming
  • Experience of training
  • 21 years+ for senior positions
  • Ideally available for an immediate start and able to stay for the full season until the end of August

Why work for Acorn?

On top of the rewarding opportunity to help guide your staff team to reach their potential as well as helping guests of all ages overcome fears and try new and exciting things, we can offer you:

  • A competitive seasonal package with 3 meals a day and accommodation included
  • 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 with likeminded people

All applicants must be at least 18 yrs 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.

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§  Cala Llevado, Spain For Spain we require an Activity Manager with an RYA Senior Dinghy Qualification and ideally a BCU coaching award.

§  Hauteville sur Mer, Normandy, North France - For Hauteville we are looking for experienced applicants with an SPA qualification or a UKCC Level 2.

§  Royal Oak, Brecon Beacons, Wales - Our centre based on Llangorse Lake needs an Activity Manager with a minimum of a UKCC Level 2 qualification.

§  Tan Troed, Brecon Beacons, Wales – Our camp based in Llangorse requires an Activity Manager with an SPA qualification and High Ropes experience.

§  Ardres, Opal Coast, North France - For Ardres we are looking for experienced applicants with a UKCC Level 2 and ideally a SPA qualification (Or extensive High Ropes experience)

§  Villeneuve, Italy – For Villeneuve we are looking for experienced applicants with an SPA qualification.

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Ardèche Adventure

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Two centre: Alpine/Ardèche Adventure

Two centre: Alpine/Ardèche Adventure

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Hop over the channel to our small, friendly and perfectly formed lakeside adventure camp, conveniently located just two hours from the UK. Set in the pretty French town of Ardres, this popular residential combines an onsite water sports programme, with an array of land based activities. From paddle boarding to canoeing, high ropes to target sports, there’s a real variety and all activities take place on site. If you wish to explore the Opal Coast, groups love Boulogne sur Mer, and its aquarium, 30 mins away.

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Normandy Adventure

Normandy, in Northern France

Experience it all at our seaside adventure camp in Northern France. Steeped in history, with rugged splendour; Normandy is a popular destination with schools and groups seeking a French residential that combines adventure with culture and history. Climb up a quarry wall- our best climbing venue in France, refine your paddling skills on our sit on top kayaks, test your nerves on the Leap of Faith, enjoy beach games on the local sandy beach and soak up the culture at Mont St Michel or the Bayeux Tapestry.

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