Challenging Disability Through Outdoor Adventure

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Work for Calvert Trust Kielder

Our centre gives people of all abilities the opportunity to enjoy outdoor activities in the beautiful Northumberland countryside.

Are you ready for a new challenge?

We're looking for energetic, enthusiastic and committed permanent staff who can help to transform the lives of our guests by ensuring they have a rewarding and fun experience.


Current Vacancies

Seasonal Activity Staff


Applicants will preferably have a background in the outdoors and hold NGB instructor level qualifications in one or more disciplines of Sailing, canoeing and Climbing.  Experience of working with people with disabilities would be an advantage but is not essential as full training will be given.


Competitive benefits package including salary up to £16,473 per annum (pro rata).  On-site accommodation may be available.


Please download and complete both an application and a equal opportunities form and return to:

Mr K Appleby

Director of Operations

Calvert Trust Kielder

Kielder Water & Forest Park



NE48 1BS


Application Form

Equal Opportunities Form

Activity Job Description

Activity Personal Spec



If you are interested in applying for any of the above positions, and are unable to download and print off, or would prefer to complete, scan and email back to us please contact Work with Us  or call 01434 250232 for an application pack.



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"The work is wonderfully varied and every day is a new learning experience."

Amy Richardson, University Placement 2010/11


"I have not only learnt many new skills, but also gained independence, confidence, life experience and met such a variety of interesting people."

Anna Talbot, GAP Year 2011



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