It’s more than a job at Lakeside

We’re a hard-working team with a focus on fun, challenging programmes that change young people’s lives for the better.  Based on the south western shores of Lake Windermere, in 400 acres of private woodland, we provide high-quality outdoor adventure holidays and development programmes for schools, youth groups, corporate clients and families.

We make the most of our natural location, offering more than 50 water and land-based activities ranging from sailing and kayaking to fell walking and abseiling.  If you’re interested in joining us for the season or if you’re looking for a career at Lakeside, please browse our current vacancies.

How to Apply

All these positions are allocated on the successful completion of application and interview process and will be closed once the required number has been achieved, so don’t delay; get your application in today!

Contact our Operations Services Manager on 015395 39000 or email

15 x full season vacancies

Dates: 6th March – 1st September 2017 with option to extend to 27th October

Your qualities

You’ll need a minimum of 1 x NGB assessment and 1 x other NGB training in any of the following disciplines:

  • BCU L1 Coach plus a 3*
  • SPA
  • RYA Dinghy Instructor plus Safety Boat or Summer ML.

You’ll also be able to demonstrate a high level of experience in outdoor instruction.

In return, you’ll receive:

  • 7-days of paid induction training from highly qualified and experienced staff.
  • The option for subsidised on-site accommodation and meals.
  • Keela Waterproof Jacket and Keela Softshell for the season.


Up to £7.25 per hour with a pay review 1st April 2017.