High Ropes / Outdoor Activity Instructor

Location: Whinfell Forest Village - Cumbria

Hours of Work: Zero Hours (Casual)

Salary/Hourly Rate: £10.25 per hour

Contract Type: Zero (Casual)

Transport Provided: No

Closing date: 20 November 2018

High Ropes / Outdoor Activity Instructor

We’re a thriving team passionate about working together to deliver excellence, all in a natural forest environment.

Join the UK’s number one short break destination. We are proud to have more than 7,000 team members across five Center Parcs Villages and Head Office, working to create memorable experiences for families in beautiful forest locations.


If adrenaline-fuelled activities sounds like your idea of heaven, the Action Challenge team could be perfect for you. Action Challenge offers a wide range of exciting and extreme activities for all ages and abilities. Guests can take to the sky and tackle High Ropes or explore the forest canopy in Aerial Adventure, before whizzing through the woodland on a zip wire. Tree Climbing and Mini Trek are perfect for little ones wanting their first taste of adventure, all guided by our expert team.

If you want to make a difference and ensure families leave with memories of an experience they’ll never forget, take a look at the current Action Challenge opportunities.


We are now looking to recruit High Ropes / Outdoor Activity Instructor to join the Outdoor Pursuits department.

You will meet and greet our guests at Action Challenge and you will coach and supervise them in a range of exciting activities in a manner that allows them to have great fun whilst feeling safe and secure. Your engagement with our guests will enrich their holiday experience, encouraging them to return and tell their friends.

You will be responsible for instructing sessions such as; high ropes, indoor and outdoor climbing, abseiling, tree trekking and Aerial Adventure. You will set up and maintain equipment ensuring all safety checks are carried out in accordance with company guidelines.


Please note that these roles are on a zero hours (casual) basis.  This means that any hours of work will be offered according to business need, such as employee holiday, sickness cover and seasonal business requirements.

As our village is open 365 days of the year, your working hours may include working weekends, bank holidays and during Christmas and/or New Year on a rota basis.


Essential requirements:

  • Sociable, confident and outgoing
  • Naturally cheerful
  • Able to perform under pressure
  • Good basic standard of education
  • Physically capable to meet the demands of the role
  • The ability to communicate competently
  • Able to work as part of a team

Desirable requirements:

  • Previous experience of working within the leisure/customer service industry
  • Experience of Outdoor Sports Activities

Closing date:  20 November 2018 at 12 Noon

Interviews to be held:  26 November 2018

Please note this vacancy may close at any time once sufficient applications have been received.  Early submission of your application is therefore encouraged.

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