We are looking for a bushcraft expert and archery instructor to join our growing team at Wild Ones.
Wild Ones holiday club offers children of school age an exciting outdoor adventure experience. Our team are passionate about getting children outside and excited about nature and wildlife and we love working in our amazing setting surrounded by woodland and opposite Wild Woodbury, the Dorset Wildlife Trust nature reserve. We run a range of Forest School, crafting, gardening, wildlife and bushcraft activities during every school holiday and also offer workshops for adults and children on Saturdays at Wooders Campsite and sometimes further afield when we attend events.
Role and responsibilities
The successful applicant will be responsible for creating safe and informative bushcraft sessions on set days through the school holiday clubs and some weekends. They will also help with the day-to-day childcare and general running of the club throughout the day.
Holiday club activities could include:
- Den building
- Knife craft
- Fire making
- Water filtration
We include the younger children in the activities so they must be adaptable to suit all ages. For the adult activities, the applicant may wish to provide butchery and survival techniques.
While we do have a growing kit including an archery set and whittling knives, we would expect some of your own kit for activities such as fire lighting and water filtration to be provided.
You must have bushcraft experience and have a real passion for your work. Experience working with children of mixed abilities is essential.
The following qualifications are desirable but not essential:
- Paediatric First Aid
- Archery GB Instructor award
- NCFE Level 2 Bushcraft Instructor
- Safeguarding children (will provide if not held)
If you think this could be for you, please either fill out the application form below or get in touch for a chat