Outdoor Education Jobs

Kickstart or advance your career in outdoor education with Outward Bound Australia.

Current Opportunities

Business Development Manager

Combine your love of the outdoors and business development skills to make a difference working with Outward Bound Australia. Work closely with key stakeholders, develop our adventurous outdoor experiential learning programs, and help establish the National Centre for Outdoor Risk and Readiness (NatCORR) alongside our small hardworking team!

Program Coordinator

Program Coordinators are responsible for developing and coordinating outdoor education programs with specific emphasis on the meeting the client’s needs as well as logistical considerations. Program Coordinators work closely with the Head of Operations and School Director in Tharwa to develop programs and coordinate and manage operational staff.

Become a Group Leader with Outward Bound

Being a Group Leader with Outward Bound Australia is the adventure of a lifetime.

Work with amazing people in spectacular location and receive industry-leading professional development on the way.

Pursue a Traineeship in Outdoor Leadership

Kickstart your outdoor education and leadership career by gaining hands-on experience with Outward Bound Australia.

Work with diverse groups and experienced mentors in stunning locations.

Casual Outdoor Roles
Supervise Duke of Edinburgh's Award Adventurous Journeys

Support and supervise young Australians on their Duke of Edinburgh's Award Adventurous Journeys.

Outward Bound's flexible approach allows you to fit this amongst your other life responsibilities.

“I did a traineeship, and it set me up for life.” Beau Miles on why you should do an Outward Bound Traineeship.

Make a difference, leading people to face new challenges, grow in confidence and love the outdoors.

Bring your Outdoor Recreation Cert III, IV or degree and Wilderness First Aid and we will help you to take your professional development to the next level. As a Group Leader at Outward Bound Australia your work will be valued, earning between $46,000 and $58,000 per year plus 10% superannuation, with overnight and other allowances recognizing the special contribution you make.

Staff accommodation is also available at Tharwa, ACT – providing the opportunity to live, work and play at Outward Bound! Full and part time contracts and /or casual positions are available to match your needs. International applicants are welcome, however working visas and access into Australia must already be secured. Positions ideally commence with two weeks of induction and inhouse training at the beginning of August.

Be part of Outward Bound

Outdoor Education Jobs with Outward Bound provide a unique opportunity to make a difference. Our mission is to provide challenging experiences that help people discover, develop and achieve their potential. Our culture is supported by our values of Human Potential, Integrity, Responsibility, Resilience, Compassion and Service. Learn more about our mission and values. Working at Outward Bound Australia is more than a job, it is an inspiring lifestyle that provides challenge and adventure along with the opportunity to make lasting friendships and visit untouched parts of Australia.

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