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Become a Seasonal Instructor for 2019

We are now accepting application forms for the summer 2019 season. Click here to Apply now!

How to apply?

You can download the form, fill it out and then send to

Print the form out, fill it in and hand it in at Eaton Vale Scout and Guide Activity Centre or send it to;

Eaton Vale Scout and Guide Activity Centre,
Church Lane

We look forward to receiving your application.

Closing date for applications:

1st March 2019

Interview date:

Week of 11th March 2019

Potential training dates:

April 2019 (throughout the Easter holidays)

Potential start date:

April 2019

Contract type:



Competitive. Voluntary roles are also available which can contribute to programmes such as the Duke of Edinburgh Awards

Additional points:

You must over the age of 16, be eligible to work in the UK, and will be required to undergo a standard DBS check

What are we looking for?

We are looking for friendly and enthusiastic people to join our hardworking staff team. If you have a passion for the outdoors and a willingness to learn then Eaton Vale is the place for you.

As a seasonal instructor, you will assist in running activity sessions multiple times a day and assisting in site and activity maintenance as needed. You will grow to be a valued member of the team, working both alongside team members and independently.

Whether you have worked in the outdoor industry before or are looking to start a career, experience and qualifications are desirable but not essential. We are looking for passionate candidates who we can develop into great instructors.

What are the necessary qualities?

  • Have strong communicational skills and be comfortable speaking to new people
  • Be open to new challenges
  • Comfortable in the outdoors for long periods of time
  • Willing to do both instructing and site maintenance

What are the desirable qualities?

  • Any experience in the outdoors, whether that be with Scouts or Guides or as a hobby
  • Any experience in sports, whether that be through qualifications or as a hobby
  • National Governing Body qualifications will be hugely beneficial, such as through Archery GB or British Canoeing

What are the company benefits?

  • Successful candidates will be given free uniform
  • A strong training programme to ensure that you have all of the knowledge you require before starting the busy season
  • Opportunity to gain National Governing Body qualifications
  • Flexibility with hours

Who are we?

Eaton Vale Activity Centre is a premier activity location based in the heart of Norfolk. Built in 2002 as a joint venture between Norfolk Scouts and Guides, we have grown into a busy year-round location for all kinds of local, national and international groups.

During the summer period, we experience a high influx of schools, youth groups, birthday parties, and charities coming to our centre. We have many loyal customers who return year after year due to the high standards they have grown to expect from Eaton Vale.

Our staff members represent us as a centre, welcoming our customers and providing them with an enjoyable experience. As part of our team, you will learn our key values and how we use that to ensure that we provide the more enjoyable and educational experience for anyone from the age of 5 years upwards.

2019 is set to be our busiest year yet! We can’t wait for you to join us!

Click here to apply now!