General Assistant


Looking to get your foot in the door at an outdoor adventure centre? 

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 any other basic site duties. If you have plenty of energy, enthusiasm and motivation along with 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!

No experience is necessary for this role but the following would be desirable:

  • Cleaning, maintenance & catering experience
  • Hardworking, flexible & enthusiastic attitude
  • Team working skills

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?

Acorn can offer you:

  • A competitive wage
  • 3 meals a day and tented accommodation available onsite
  • The use of facilities and equipment in your free time
  • Opportunities to complete training and gain 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 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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