Work For Us

Fully qualified outdoor instructors anderton centreWe’re always on the lookout for talented outdoor instructors, with a passion for the great outdoors and brilliant interpersonal and communication skills.  Our of instructors work for us on a freelance basis and we are busiest between March and November.

We are looking for folks with a variety of experience of working with children (from age 4 and up), young people, youth groups and adults.

Sounds good?  The first step is to get in touch and email us your CV (, listing your experience and qualifications.  We’ll then invite you to meet with the Activities Manager or Centre Manager, bringing with you original copies of your certificates including First Aid and DBS check.

Outdoor activity instructors water land north west lancashireNext is either an induction evening where you’ll get to meet some of our Instructors and talk through our policies and procedures, or we may just ask to you to shadow a few sessions alongside our most experienced Instructors, and if we feel you’ve got what it takes, we’ll add you to our books and contact you for future work. Happy days!

What we can offer

RYA training centre high resolution logoThere are opportunities for professional development with NGB awards run by Lancashire Outdoor Activity Initative (LOAI) – eg, Mountain Leader Training, Duke of Edinburgh Assessor award, RYA Power Boat Level 2, RYA Safety Boat, Archery GB, etc.  In-house training is offered on most on site activities and we also bring in external experts who specialise in areas like Bush Craft, Shelter Building, Knife Skills and First Aid.

Outdoor instructors training weekend October 2015 photo

Freelancers sharing best practice with Centre Manager George Shannon


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Courses and NGBs


Public taster weekends

Trainee Instructor Program