Job Vacancy

Outdoor & Environmental Education Officer

The Role

Do you have a background delivering outdoor activities within an outdoor education / environmental setting? Are you proficiently organised, with the ability to engage young people and vulnerable adults? Do you have what it takes to inspire young people to make positive life choices? We’d love to hear from you.

Our Outdoor and Environment Programme delivers an outdoor pursuits, environmental education and adventure activities programme for disadvantaged young people and vulnerable adults living in supported accommodation. We strive to develop young people and vulnerable adults, providing them with a safe environment that promotes their personal, social and emotional development and delivering a sports provision that builds strengths and values, develops their commitment to service, and promotes their motivation to learn.

As well as an understanding of safeguarding and related issues, your role will require you to provide assistance to the Outdoor and Environment Education Co-ordinator in the delivery and management of the programme. You will possess a background of delivery and of face-to-face work with young people within an outdoor education / experiential setting. An in-depth knowledge of Outdoor Education and learning outside the classroom and experientially is essential for this role, as is a clear understanding of the importance and role that youth workers play in breaking down oppression and delivering education in an anti-oppressive manner.

A full, clean drivers licence is essential as is a valid First Aid certificate, and an NGB or equivalent qualification to lead some or all of the following activities – Hill walking, Kayaking, Canoeing, Single pitch rock climbing, and mountain biking. A mini-bus licence (D1 category), and NGB training certificate would be desirable.

At Nottinghamshire YMCA, as well as a pension scheme and a number of benefits, you will also have access to our state-of-the-art gym in the city centre.

We are for social responsibility, youth development and healthy living. Help us make a difference. Apply today.

We operate a covid safe environment.

How to apply
To apply email or alternatively call the Recruitment Line on 07467 818599. Please note we are unable to accept CV’s unless accompanied with a standard application form.

Outdoor-Adventure Nottinghamshire YMCA

Job Details

Outdoor & Environmental Education Officer

Location: Nottingham City (with travel)
Department: Children, Youth and Families Department
Responsible to: Outdoor & Adventure Service Manager
Hours: 30 per week, including evenings and weekends
Salary: £21,500-£24,000 pro rata per annum (18 month FTC)
Closing date: 28-09-21