General Assistant

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Exciting jobs available at adventure centres – no qualifications necessary!

We are now recruiting General Assistants for our centres in the UK & France for the 2018 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 included overseas, and available at a great value rate in the UK
  • 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.

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Two centre: Alpine/Ardèche Adventure

Two centre: Alpine/Ardèche Adventure

Experience the best of both the Ardèche and our Alpine Adventure programmes on this high adrenaline, action packed two centre adventure! From the two day Ardèche river descent to rock climbing in the Alps, this is one of the best adventures your school group will ever experience.

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Alpine Adventure

Alpine Adventure: Italian Alps

Paddle your raft down the white waters of the Dora Baltea, climb a crag surrounded by views of the Alps, scramble the local gorges and explore our high ropes course in the trees. Our Alpine Adventure in the picturesque Aosta Valley, Italy, offers close proximity to lakes, white water rivers, mountains and crags; making an ideal setting for a fantastic adventure residential. Our private centre is set in the Gran Paradiso National Park next to the Dora Baltea River and is surrounded by alpine trees and mountain views.

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