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We’re always interested to hear from experienced Forest School Leaders, Play/Childcare Leaders, Bushcraft Practitioners or Business Leaders who might want to join the team. Please email your CV with a covering letter to info@theoutdoorsproject.co.uk.


Are you 16+ and interested in gaining experience working within the Children’s Activities & Outdoors Adventure Industry?

Who we are and what we do: The Outdoors Project mission is to encourage kids to spend quality time outdoors and gain all the benefits from doing so! Fresh air, exercise, developing friendships, learning about nature, engaging in “wild time”, exploring creativity & imagination, learning new skills and above all having fun!! 

We run regular After School Clubs, Holiday Clubs, Birthday Parties, Parent and Toddler Groups and School Workshops.  The Outdoors Project Session Leaders are the heroes to our young adventurers.

We are looking for: This would suit college students requiring work based learning as part of their course, Duke of Edinburgh participants or anyone looking to gain valuable experience in the industry.

We are looking for enthusiastic and dedicated young people.   This is a chance to share your love of fun, nature, action and the great outdoors and to learn new skills. 

What is the programme: Put yourself at the front of the queue for future employability.

Spend 3 months with us getting a taste for how we run our Outdoors Children’s Activity Clubs, whilst building a foundation of skills to support you in the work place.   You will be working in a fun and nurturing environment alongside our Session Leaders helping to run activities and ensuring your group has a fantastic time.  

We have a varied programme of fun activities.  Youwill have the opportunity develop a range of employability skills including organisation, facilitation, communication and teamwork.  A very rewarding, confidence building and fun experience.    

What we can offer:
26+ hours work experience with children (age 5-12) 
An Enhanced DBS check 
In-house induction and training
Mentoring from an experienced Session Leader. 
Uniform provided
Certificate of completion
A reference from us for future work
There is also the possibility of future employment at The Outdoors Project.

Please send letter and any relevant experience/information to: info@theoutdoorsproject.co.uk/ 01273 933781 

Could you be a Franchisee?

Do you love children, adventure and the great outdoors? Then join our fantastic team and take The Outdoors Project to your Area. You will be able to set hours that suit you using a tried and tested format that is fun and accessible.  It doesn’t matter whether you have a corporate or educational background, whether you are an accomplished outdoors person or a parent wanting a change, as long as you have a passion for the outdoors life and children. 

Running your own franchise enables you to be in control of your own business and working week because you choose your direction, plan your holiday clubs, after-school club classes, parties and events. Taking ownership of your area and being the face of something new and exciting within your community.

We provide a Business Format Franchising Model; a range of activities, trademarks, logos, website, booking system, marketing systems and a complete framework for setting up and expanding your business with continued regular advice, training and support.

What do our Franchisee’s say about us?


Rowan Hibbett Bristol Franchisee"After some amazing adventures & time working around the world in the adventure industry and working in the UK with a children charity for many years The Outdoors Project set a new challenge for me. Fast forward a few years and I find myself the Franchise owner for The Outdoors Project Bristol.

I have found buying a franchise a huge benefit, as so much of the ground work has been done for me, enabling me to start up the business quickly and start earning money without having to go through lengthy and costly trials and errors.

All procedures, branding, systems and paperwork were all in place so that when I started it, I really hit the ground running and had 5 full clubs within the first month of trading; with all staff having uniforms, schools having brochures and very thorough paperwork in place.

Starting up, I had a lot of involvement from the Franchiser, including a multiday visit of the premises and a visit both to my own premises and a visit from myself to the franchiser.

Going forwards I get a lot of support and advice on best practices and marketing. I get gently nudged in the right direction but am free to choose how to run my operation and in what direction"


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