Outdoor Careers With Fore Adventure
Start Your Outdoor Career With Us
We are located in sunny Studland on the Isle of Purbeck in Dorset, a diverse environment with woods, heathland, seashore, and beach, which guarantee a whole scope of adventures. We Host Kayaking and Paddleboarding Adventures, Foraging, Bushcraft, Outdoor Cooking Courses, Feasts, and more. It is the perfect location in which to develop a fulfilling outdoor career.
Studland is within close proximity to Swanage and Sandbanks in Poole and can easily be reached by car, bus, and bike. Our base on Middle beach is perfectly situated on the beach for easy access to the water and has a variety of habitats to explore which provides a playground like no other. Old Harry Rocks is our main attraction which provides an exciting opportunity to teach sea kayaking and an ideal gateway to explore the rest of the Jurassic Coast on kayaking journeys for Introduction to Advanced paddling.
We’re expanding our awesome team of instructors and assistants and have exciting opportunities for the right candidates for outdoor careers. We are looking for happy positive people with a sense of adventure & a keen interest in nature and all that it entails. The work will involve getting stuck into all of our activities (from guiding to getting the ice creams in) and most importantly ensuring our clients are as happy as we are. We also have new positions for freelance outdoors instructors, see below.
Current Outdoor Career Job Vacancies
Outdoor Instructor May - October 2024
1. Full Time Outdoor Instructor/Guide/Adventurer 2024
2. Part Time Outdoor Instructor/Guide/Adventurer 2024
*We have opportunities for freelance work please send us your CV.
Outdoor Instructor £21,700k Pro rata based on a 40 hour week with bonuses on top.
Full season contract: 6 months May – October 2023 (This will include weekend work.)
Summer season contract : 3 months June – August 2023 (This will include weekend work.)
For the outdoor instructor role we would ideally require a minimum:
- First Aid Cert
- UKCC Level 1 Paddlesport Coach
- SUP Coaching Endorsement
Please get in touch if this is you.
If you don’t have these, then don’t let a lack of qualifications stop you from chatting to us, training can be provided for the right candidate. Get in touch with us with your CV and a covering letter with further information about yourself.
Other Desirable Qualifications
- Accredited bushcraft qualification/experience
- Level 3 forest School Practitioner
- Level 3 Beach School Practitioner
- BSAC Snorkel instructor
- Lifesaving qualification
- Knowledge of ethnobotany
- Food hygiene cert & culinary genius!
- Rock climbing instructor RCI
- Fishing experience
- Archery GB/GNAS
- Coasteering experience
Work within a small, super-friendly team. Call stunning Old Harry Rocks your office.
Varied work is available including kayak tours and coaching, SUP, rock climbing, coasteering, fishing, foraging and getting stuck in on our wild food events.
In house and NGB training for the right candidate. Career opportunities and benefits.
Bonus scheme and incentives.
Summer Holiday Beach Assistants 2024
Full time or 2 Part time Beach Assistants.
Relative to your skills and experience / Min Age 16+
2 months July – August 2024 (This will include weekend work)
We are looking for organised, happy, and helpful individuals to help us on the beach this summer to hire our equipment and help with the day to day running of our adventures.
Your main duties will be to hire the equipment on the beach and help to support the instructors who are running the sessions. Other duties include meeting and greeting clients, taking bookings, answering the phone and making calls to help customers with their enquiries and at certain times helping out at our events.
Administrator - POSITION ON HOLD
Part time Administrator – This position is currently on hold.
Dependant on skills and experience
16 – 20 hours a week
We are looking for a candidate who has previous experience in administration and is able to work efficiently and independently, is confident and enthusiastic on the phone making and receiving calls. While this is not a ‘sales’ role, you will be expected to make outgoing calls to businesses and other organisations to introduce what Fore/Adventure offers, and follow any leads through email and further calls.
You will be helping in all areas from meeting and greeting clients, taking bookings, administration, invoicing, answering the phone and making calls, helping customers with their bookings and queries and helping out at our events. (Occasionally some weekend work may be required).
You will also be asked to get involved with telling our audiences all about our brilliant adventures through our social media and newsletters, so any experience in this area is a bonus.
Our office is based in Studland and we would encourage you to work from this location. However, we understand about work/life balance and are happy to discuss a work schedule that shares time across the office and home.
We are looking for freelance chefs to join our events team to help us host our many foraging and feasting experiences throughout Dorset. These events run throughout the year at various locations indoors and outdoors. Sometimes we don’t have access to a kitchen so flexibility is key!
Knowledge of wild food and cooking with fire is desirable.
Traverse The Dorset Coast
Half Day At Old Harry
Conquer The Coastal Cliffs
Beginners Rock Climbing
Paddleboarding At Old Harry
Full Day At Old Harry
Advanced Sea Kayaking
Wild Food Experience
Forage And Feast
Wild Food Foraging
Full Day Course
Bushcraft, Foraging, And Campfire