Outdoor Camp Assistant (Lattitude Global Volunteering)
Lattitude Global Volunteering has established reputable partnerships
with a wide variety of camps and outdoor education centres globally. As an
Outdoor Activities Instructor, your outdoor skills will be put to good use.
With your involvement in such activities as kayaking, skiing, fencing,
rock climbing, horse riding, hiking, archery, mountain biking, ropes,
orienteering, snorkelling or sailing you can feel assured that you will be
challenged from the moment you start.
You will also assist with the supervision of camp-goers and participate
in the general running and maintenance of the camp. This is an active role that
will offer you enjoyment and fulfillment in a role that will enable you to
Our Outdoor Activity Instructor role will be to assist groups in
activities such as high and low ropes courses, canoeing, mountain biking,
bushwalking, campfire cooking, hut building and archery to name a few.
Details will vary between individual placements, but generally you will
be working with groups of school children between the ages of 8-18 who will be
accompanied by school teachers. As a volunteer you may also be required to
assist with mealtimes and general maintenance duties. Volunteers in camps are
never short of things to get involved in!
You will be welcomed into the camp as an ordinary member of staff and
will participate in ongoing training which could see you gain outdoor
qualifications as well as increase your knowledge and expertise of the
These placements suit active individuals looking to spend a large
portion of their time abroad experiencing the very best of the great outdoors.
Lattitude Global volunteering work with a number of hosts that provide
outdoor activity breaks for groups of children and young adults.
Lattitude volunteers support these placements in a number of ways but primarily
in supporting the Activity Instructors as they run a number of exciting outdoor
activities. These may include climbing, rafting, high ropes, kayaking, hiking
etc. The range of activities is huge!
The camps are located throughout Canada but in general they will be
situated to make the most of Canada’s incredible mountains, rivers and lakes.
Needless to say these placements are perfect for volunteers that love
the outdoors and fancy spending some time living and working among some of
the most beautiful scenery in the world!
If you decide that you
would like to undertake one of our Outdoor Education placements in New Zealand,
you will be placed in one our host outdoor activity camps located throughout
the country. Due to the nature of these placements, camps are usually situated
in rural locations of exceptional natural beauty, near, for example, Rotorua,
Matamata and Huntly.
Your duties will be varied, and will include leading
school groups in activities such as abseiling, high ropes courses, rock
climbing, mountain biking, BMX, archery, Frisbee, golf, raft building and
obstacle courses. As well as groups of children, you will sometimes work
with church and corporate groups.
Aside from outdoor activities, you will also
provide a helping hand during mealtimes and in the organisation of evening
activities. During quieter periods when there are fewer groups visiting the
camps, you also may be required to help out with other general camp maintenance