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Activity Instructor

Activity Instructor

Location: UK, France and Italy 
Job Type: Seasonal

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.

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Activity Manager

Activity Manager

Location: North France
Job Type: Seasonal

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

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Senior Instructor

Senior Instructor

Location: North France and Italy 
Job Type: Seasonal

These roles are ideal for experienced activity instructors with a proven supervisory background. Senior Activity Instructors who will be responsible for the delivery of activity sessions to our guests at our centres in the UK, France, Italy & Spain.

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Senior Dinghy Instructor

Senior Dinghy Instructor

Location: Spain
Job Type: Seasonal

This is a fantastic opportunity for somebody with their Senior Dinghy Instructor qualification who is looking for a Senior Instructor or Activity Manager position.

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River Leader

River Leader

Location: Ardeche Region, Southern France
Job Type: Seasonal

Our River Leaders will be working on the Ardeche River leading bivouac sessions to our guests under the guidance of the Head of Paddlesports. This role requires UKCC1 and 4* Canoe qualifications.

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Centre Manager

Centre Manager

Location: Positions now filled - please contact us to discuss other suitable roles.
Job Type: Seasonal

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, to include activities, catering & customer services.

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Head Village Manager

Head Village Manager

Location: South France
Job Type: Seasonal

The Head Village Manager manages the other Village Managers on centre and is responsible for ensuring that all guests have a smooth and successful trip or holiday with us. 

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Village Manager

Village Manager

Location: France
Job Type: Seasonal

The Village Manager manages the Village team and delivers exceptional customer service to all the guests. This role is Acorn’s version of a holiday rep and is a hands on role involving a bit of everything of everyday camp life and even getting involved in some of the activities!

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Administrator

Administrator

Location: Hauteville sur Mer, North France
Job Type: Seasonal

The Administrator is an integral member of each senior team and manages the Centre office. The position involves monitoring the Acorn shop (or equivalent retail outlet), ensuring all paperwork is updated, producing reports and monitoring budgets. NB: Relevant Language Skills are required for our overseas centres.

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General Assistant

General Assistant

Location: Positions now filled - please contact us to discuss other suitable roles
Job Type: Seasonal

General Assistants are absolutely essential for ensuring the daily operation of an Acorn Adventure centre. This is a varied role to include catering, cleaning and basic site duties.

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Driver/Grounds Person

Driver/Grounds Person

Location: Positions now filled - please contact us to discuss other suitable roles
Job Type: Seasonal

One of the main responsibilities of this job is to drive Acorn vehicles as and when required, for example, transporting passengers (guests and staff) to activity locations by minibus or transporting kit and equipment in vehicles and trailers. Another key duty is general site maintenance, including strimming.

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Catering

Catering Manager

Catering Manager

Location: France
Job Type: Seasonal

This is a fantastic opportunity to work at an activity based adventure camp and build on your experience, taking charge of your own kitchen and team of catering staff! You will oversee the provision of three well-balanced wholesome meals a day for between 150 and 300 guests and staff depending on which centre you are based at.

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Catering

Cook

Cook

Location: Wales and France
Job Type: Seasonal

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.

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Kitchen Assistant

Kitchen Assistant

Location: Wales and France
Job Type: Seasonal

The Kitchen Assistant is a crucial role in an Acorn Kitchen. Our KA’s will assist in the Centre’s catering operation and delivery of meals and will ensure that all cooking utensils, surfaces and areas are washed and cleaned and fruit, vegetables and meat are prepared.

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Food and Retail Manager

Food and Retail Manager

Location: Position now filled - please contact us to discuss other suitable roles.
Job Type: Seasonal

We are looking to recruit a highly motivated and target driven Food & Retail manager for our Savane centre in the beautiful region of Southern France. As the Food & Retail Manager you would be responsible for the co-ordinating the operation of the onsite retail and bar outlets. 

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Food and Retail/General Assistant

Food and Retail/General Assistant

Location: Positions now filled - please contact us to discuss other suitable roles.
Job Type: Seasonal

The Food and Retail/General Assistant delivers excellent customer service in the bar unit in our Savane centre. For these positions we look for confident and bubbly applicants to create a real ‘buzz’ at the bar! Aside from working on the bar you will also help out with the day to day upkeep of the Savane centre including cleaning the showers & toilets and the general housekeeping of the centre.

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To apply for a position with Acorn Adventure:

1. Complete our simple online application form by clicking on APPLY NOW, attach your CV, hit send and we will be in touch over the coming weeks should we wish to organise an interview with you.

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Overseas applicants

Applications from overseas residents
We positively promote applications from overseas. However, you must obtain a UK bank account, work visa or permit and a national insurance number to work in the UK. 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.

For more information on Visa applications please visit: www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk

If you are a non-UK resident then you need to supply an Overseas Police Check Certificate or Certificate of Good Conduct from the local police station where you have been living. All applicants must be able to provide us with a National Insurance number and a UK bank account.