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If you’re a fun-loving, adventurous, “good sort,” you’ve found your peeps!

We are always looking for other like-minded, outdoor adventure-loving people to join our whānau.

If you are passionate about the outdoors, living life to its fullest and helping other people realise their full potential, we would love to hear from you. Our current vacancies are listed below:

OUTDOOR INSTRUCTOR (AUCKLAND)

About the Role

We are seeking a vibrant and enthusiastic Outdoor Field Instructor to join our Auckland team in a fulltime role to commence as soon as possible. 

 The position involves significant time away from home and the expectation that you may have to instruct out of our Christchurch branch from time to time. 

 Adventure Specialties Trust is committed to the on-going training and development of its staff and provides a Professional Development Package to support this.  The successful applicant will be required to undertake training toward further NZOIA and other relevant qualifications.   

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Outdoor Field Instructor 

 

About the Trust 

Adventure Specialties Trust has over 33 years working with a wide range of client groups in the adventure education and personal development fields. The Trust’s Auckland and Christchurch bases operate throughout the country delivering programmes involving sea and river kayaking, rafting, tramping, alpine trips, caving, rock climbing, high ropes, coasteering and cycling among other things.  Most programmes involve facilitated learning and are tailored to the specific needs of a variety of client groups (such as schools, youth development agencies and community groups). 

 

About the Role 

 We are seeking a vibrant and enthusiastic Outdoor Field Instructor to join our Auckland team in a fulltime role to commence as soon as possible by negotiation. 

 The position involves significant time away from home and the expectation that you may have to instruct out of our Christchurch branch from time to time. 

 Adventure Specialties Trust is committed to the on-going training and development of its staff and provides a Professional Development Package to support this.  The successful applicant will be required to undertake training toward further NZOIA and other relevant qualifications.   

 

Key Skills and Experience 

 To be successful you will have: 

  • At least two NZOIA Leader level qualifications or above and/or industry equivalent qualifications and tertiary training in the Outdoors. 
  • A current first aid certificate. 
  • A current driver’s licence (held for a minimum of two years) and be eligible for a P Endorsement. 
  • Excellent facilitation and communication skills. 
  • Initiative and problem-solving skills. 
  • Good organisational skills and computer literacy. 
  • An understanding of outdoor education and youth work principles. 
  • The right to live and work in New Zealand. 

 

Furthermore, Adventure Specialties Trust is a faith-based organisation and a successful applicant will need to respect and work within this Christian identity. 

 

To Apply 

 To apply, email your cover letter and CV with contact details for two referees to office@adventurespecialties.co.nz.  

Apply as soon as possible, job commences 10th January 2022. 

Emails will be electronically acknowledged and further correspondence may be by email.   

 To request more information, email office@adventurespecialties.co.nz.  If you would like to speak to somebody about this role contact Jeff Lappin for the Auckland position on jeff@adventurespecialties.co.nz or (09) 837 6033. 

 

HOW TO APPLY

To apply for the above positions please forward a covering letter and CV with contact details for two referees to office@adventurespecialties.co.nz 

Please clearly state which role you are applying for.

If you wish to speak to somebody about this position, please contact the Auckland or Christchurch offices (phone numbers below)

 

Who is Adventure Specialties Trust?

Watch the video below to get a quick glimpse into our outdoor adventure programmes …

For more videos about the amazing outdoor adventure programmes we run, check out our YouTube channel: Adventure Specialties Trust

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Contact

Auckland

Physical: 1/4 Winston Place, Henderson, Auckland 0610 

Postal:  PO Box 104183, Lincoln North, Auckland 0610

Phone: 09 837 6033 

Christchurch

Physical:  71 Bamford Street, Woolston, Christchurch 8023

(Previous location: 23 Leeds Street, Phillipstown, Christchurch 8011)

Postal:  71 Bamford Street, Woolston, Christchurch 8023 

Phone: 03 348 4547 

Email

office@adventurespecialties.co.nz