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current vacancies

Now recruiting for 2024!

Please see the list of vacancies for 2024 below. 

To apply, please complete our online application form and follow our Facebook recruitment page for 2024 announcements. 

Centre Manager

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Locations: Woodland Adventure (West Mids) 


Requirements: Experience of operational management in an outdoors setting.

rOLE sUMMARY: 

As the Centre Manager you will ensure that the centre runs in accordance with all of Acorn Adventure’s policies and procedures. You will be required to continuously monitor all aspects of the centre, including activities, catering & customer service.

activity manager

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Locations: Woodland Adventure (West Mids) 

Role Summary: 

The Activity Manager role is ideal for an experienced senior Activity Instructor with a proven supervisory background looking to progress in the outdoor industry. You will be responsible for the instructional staff team and the safe, effective delivery of the activity programmes at the centre.

cook

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Locations: Woodland Adventure (West Mids) 


Requirements: Experience of cooking including bulk catering, dietary needs and keeping kitchen records.

 

Role Summary:  

An Acorn Cook prepares, cooks and monitors three well-balanced wholesome meals a day. Our Cooks cater for between 150 and 300 guests (depending on the centre) and staff.

KITCHEN ASSISTANT

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Locations: Woodland Adventure (West Mids) 


Requirements: No experience necessary (training provided)

Role Summary: 

The Kitchen Assistant is a crucial role in an Acorn Kitchen. Our KA’s assist with the preparation and delivery of meals and ensure that all cooking utensils, surfaces and areas are clean and tidy.

ACTIVITY INSTRUCTOR

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Locations: Woodland Adventure (West Mids) 


Requirements:  GNAS/Archery GB, BFA/Go Fencing

Role Summary: 

Our teams of Activity Instructors deliver taster activity sessions and evening entertainment programmes to our guests. We are looking for dynamic people who work well in a team and are also happy to get involved in other aspects of centre life, from cleaning and serving at meal times to site work. Both qualified and non-qualified positions available.

WOODLAND ADVENTURE LOCATION

Our Woodland Adventure centre is nestled in the woods, next door to the West Midlands Safari Park. It is an idyllic setting, close to Kidderminster, Worcester, Birmingham. With excellent motorway and train links, you'll find it easy to get around at weekends and there's plenty to see & do on the doorstep with the River Severn close by and the Clent Hills just a short drive away.

Acorn Adventure seasonal manager, Ardeche

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Seasonal Manager Ardeche 

Location: Camping la Savane, Ardeche, South of France 

Role Summary: 

A campsite set on the banks of the Ardeche, we host school, scout and family groups with up to 220 guests accommodated for a five or six night activity camping holiday. We are looking for a manager to oversee the safe and successful delivery of their holiday and take responsibility for the day-to-day running of the centre.

On the campsite we provide the tented accommodation, meals, animations and organise external activities for these groups. You will be responsible for managing a team of staff and ensuring that we meet or exceed the needs of each group, overseeing the preparation of accommodation and working with the head of activities to ensure the safe delivery of activities.

As manager you will work closely with head of the kitchen to ensure that meals and service are of the standard expected. You will ensure that the campsite and facilities are kept clean and tidy and that equipment is properly maintained. On the campsite is a small snack bar, you will work with the staff to ensure this is run efficiently

The successful candidate will need to demonstrate experience in the following areas:

· Experience of seasonal outdoor industry/residential operations;

· Excellent people manager, trainer and motivator;

· Successful track record in a managerial position;

· Highly customer service orientated;

· Team builder and team player;

· Ability to solve problems;

· Knowledge of health and safety;

· Ability to manage budgets;

· IT literate

· Full clean UK driving licence.

· French would be an advantage.

 

Mid March / beginning of April – End of August 2024

For more information or to apply for this position then please send your CV and covering letter to campinglasavane@outlook.com

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