There are currently vacancies for Outdoor Activity Instructors at Barnstondale.

We are currently recruiting outdoor activity instructors for our Barnstondale Centre. As well as bags of energy and enthusiasm for engaging with children and young people, you need genuinely to enjoy building a rapport and motivating them to fulfil their potential, along with a passion for outdoor activities. Experience is not essential as we will provide you with all the training you require to deliver a wide range of activities including team building, climbing, abseiling, archery, target rifle shooting and orienteering. Your days will vary and will include some weekend work.

Please note these are sessional roles, paid as and when required at a rate of £7.85 per hour.

The closing date for applications is Friday 24th November. Interviews will be held week commencing 4th December with a practical activity day on 12th December.

You can download the job description for Activity Instructor here in PDF format and download an application form in PDF format or DOC format.

There are also currently two vacancies for volunteers at Barnstondale.

1. Volunteer Driver for the minibus and trailer:

We are currently looking for a volunteer driver for our minibus and trailer.

For insurance purposes you must be over 25 and under 70 and hold a full, clean driving licence with minibus category D1.

A DBS check will be undertaken along with an internal assessment of driving skills.

Driving duties will be on and ad-hoc basis by prior arrangement to transport staff and visitors to and from off-site activities.

For more information please contact George Jones on 0151 648 1412 or


2. Volunteer Gardener:

We are currently looking for a volunteer to help with general gardening duties around Barnstondale. This will including looking after plants, grass cutting, leaf clearing and general tidying.

Hours to suit your needs

A DBS check will be undertaken

For more information please contact George Jones on 0151 648 1412 or