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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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Current Outdoor Education Jobs
Group Leaders
Group Leader Outward Bound Australia

• The ultimate outdoor adventure experience
• Professional development - to be the best
• Contract or casual with an immediate start

Outward Bound Australia is excited to be recruiting outdoor education Group Leaders. We are building an inspirational field crew – for 2021 and beyond – with new industry competitive employment conditions and bespoke professional development. This is a great time to be joining our team, becoming a part of our unique community, leading adventures in the outdoors with a wide range of participants and building life-long friendships with your peers.

Outward Bound is the heart and heritage of outdoor experiential learning in Australia. Join us to see where it all began, and become a part of creating a new future for outdoor education – at a time when young people need outdoor adventure learning more than ever! As a Group Leader, you will be responsible for your team of participants while out on expedition (day and night) programs, hiking, paddling and climbing in inspiring National Parks in ACT, NSW, WA and Victoria.

Positions are also available to support our on-base programs (hard top) at Tharwa. Or a bit of both!

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.

Please email your updated CV and Qualifications to: people@outwardbound.org.au
If you have a Cert III in Outdoor Recreation and want to work with Outward Bound while studying your Cert IV, please send us an email: people@outwardbound.org.au

Don’t see a position that matches your skillset? if you’re an experienced Outdoor Education professional please send us an email: people@outwardbound.org.au
Casual Cook
We are looking for a casual cook to join our team and support us during busy periods.

You must have previous catering/food preparation experience.


- Preparing a variety of meals that are compliant with food safety programs and recognised nutritional guidelines.
- Complying with food and safety programs and providing high quality, efficient and effective food service
- Maintaining a clean work environment
- Client facing interaction

- Qualifications in Safe Food Handling and Preparation
-Certificate III in Hospitality (desirable)
-Working knowledge of Food Safety principles
-Knowledge of special dietary needs
-Understanding of WHS responsibilities, including manual handling principles
- Experience with HACCP implementation and review
- Effective Time management skills

If this sounds like you please send your application to melanie.davey@outwardbound.org.au
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