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Are you enthusiastic about adventure, children & the outdoors? 

The Outdoors project run all year-round - after school clubs, holiday clubs, birthday parties, parent & toddler groups, & school workshops around the UK.

Activities are often based on a popular children’s themes, such as Harry Potter, Pokemon, Roald Dahl & Minecraft, and include bushcraft, Nerf, team games & challenges, campfire cooking & crafts.  Clubs are 100% outdoors!



Leaders & assistants will deliver a safe & fun day of activities in line with The Outdoors Project training.

Leader roles: would suit teaching assistants and term time school staff looking for school holidays work, Students in teaching, childcare or sports coaching seeking relevant work experience

Assistant roles: do not require prior childcare qualifications or experience.   If you are 18 or above and are approachable, enthusiastic, want to be part of a fun team, passionate about working with children and have a love for the outdoors then join us!  Full training provided. 


  • A current DBS check or access to the update service is desirable but for the right candidate, we can apply for one on your behalf. 
  • Safeguarding & Level 3 First Aid Qualification are desirable but can be arranged if you do not yet have them. 
  • You will need to be aware of Child safeguarding processes and procedures.  Full training will be given.   
  • The ability to work well within a team, communicate, be on time and reliable is essential.  


Are you 16+ & interested in gaining work experience. Do you want to have a positive impact in your local community, meet new people and learn new skills and put yourself at the front of the queue for future employability?

Join our Leadership & Character development programme. A very rewarding, confidence building & fun experience! You'll get a taste for how we run our outdoors children’s activity clubs, whilst building a foundation of skills to support you in the workplace. 

We ask for a commitment of 2 week during the school holidays.  You will receive training & & mentoring from an experienced lead instructor. A reference from us for future work.  There is also the possibility of future employment at The Outdoors Project.


Please complete the form, upload a copy of your CV. Please also write a short& cover note outlining your current work/study situation and any other relevant experience/information you want to share with us about why you want to join the team.


The Outdoors Project is Ofsted registered and complies with safer recruitment guidelines. We are committed to safeguarding and all staff will be required to have a DBS check and references.