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Lakeside YMCA has been very successful and recruited all the main seasonal instructors and volunteer instructors for 2014. Thank you for a great response.

We will (from mid-March) be recruiting some short term instructional staff for the peak 2014 season. These will include; 

  • Day camp volunteers and,
  • Short term seasonal instructors.

Lakeside YMCA is a busy and highly respected Outdoor Adventure and Education Centre. We are known for delivering inspirational, exciting and challenging outdoor adventures for personal and social development to children, young adults, families and corporate clients. 

We have ½ mile of Windermere shoreline and access to 450 acres of woodland activity areas onsite. Nearby are the Mountains, Crags, Caves, Rivers and Lakes of the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales. We are in one of the best locations to work and ideal for you to enjoy great adventures in your own time too. 

We apply rigorous safeguarding practice during the recruitment process. Job shares will be considered for all roles.

Application Packs are available in the Downloads section of this website. Please read all six application documents and complete those requesting a response or alternatively phone us on 015395 39000 and ask for Recruitment or Email: lakesideenq@fyldecoastymca.org

Short term Instructors x 5 - NOW FULLY STAFFED FOR 2014. RECRUITING EASTER 2015 

(24th May – 25th July 2014) £6.34 per hour plus subsidised on-site accommodation and meals.

The contract starts with 7 intense days of paid induction training from highly qualified and experienced staff. Our outdoor education and adventure programmes are delivered to a wide range of clients including schools, colleges, youth-groups, corporate and family. Through these we aim to give clients the opportunity to learn and develop. Your role will be focused on your area of expertise and you will spend most of your time delivering sessions in this area. There will be other activities that we can train you to lead or assist in. 

You need a minimum of one NGB assessment and one NGB training from the following: Summer ML, SPA, RYA Dinghy Instructor or BCU L1 Coach plus 3* and will be able to demonstrate a good level of previous instructional experience. 

Day Camp Volunteers x 8 - NOW FULLY STAFFED FOR 2014. RECRUITING EASTER 2015

(2nd Aug - 29th Aug 2014) £50 a week expenses plus full board and accommodation.

This is designed for those of you who want to gain experience working with and being responsible for children. We will train you in what you will need to learn. It is essential that you have bags of enthusiasm, a great sense of humour and commitment to the full period of the contract. 

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