Activities Programme Worker - Feb to Nov 2020
Salary: Monthly allowance of £630 (2019 rates)
Salary info: Full Board and Lodging provided in addition to the Monthly Allowance
Status: Fixed Term Contract, Full time
Closing date: Midnight on Sunday 10th November
Location: Camas, Mull
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Residential Activities Programme Worker - Feb to Nov 2020
Camas is a residential centre providing nurturing outdoor experiences with a focus on youth work (particularly with groups from disadvantaged backgrounds), community building, a simple lifestyle and an environmental ethos. We have an organic garden, which produces food for the centre as well as being a learning resource. It’s in a wild and beautiful remote location right next to the Hebridean Sea and white sand beaches.
Under the guidance of the Camas Co-ordinator, the Camas Resident Staff Team (of up to five people) is responsible for the planning, coordination and running of the weekly programme for Camas Centre guests, and for the leadership and support of volunteer staff and guests into the common life at Camas.
The successful candidate must be experienced in planning and delivering outdoor activities, which may include kayaking, coasteering, rock climbing, wide games, wild camping and hill walking. Planning and facilitating the weekly programme with groups, including leading reflection sessions and community building activities. Be confident and experienced in communicating with Group leaders, organisations and local community members in particular schools and environmental organisations.
Together with the long-term Activities Programme Worker they will help to ensure all technical equipment used in the outdoor activities is maintained according to guidelines set out in the Camas Safety Document. maintain equipment check logs and the addition and removal of equipment from the system.
All members of staff at Camas are required to participate fully in the common life shared by staff and guests – taking part in daily chores, attending shared meals, leading and attending morning and evening reflections. Based at the Island Centre on Mull; the post holder may occasionally be required to travel to Iona and Glasgow.
Inspired by our faith, we pursue justice and peace in and through community.
The Iona Community is a Scotland-based Christian community of people from different traditions in the church, who are engaged together, and with people of goodwill across the world, in action, reflection and prayer for social and environmental justice. A long-established charity, originating in the restoration of Iona Abbey, it is now a worldwide voluntary movement of members and supporters.
The Iona Community welcomes people from every background to share its community life at its centres on the islands of Iona and Mull. Its Glasgow base is located in Carlton Court, close to the city centre. It trades through Wild Goose Publications and the Iona Community Shop on Iona and resources a wide range of church and community organizations through its Wild Goose Resource Group.
If you have a passion for wild places, outdoor activities and developing young people, then we’d love you to get in touch .
A full job description can be found in the vacancies section of the Iona Community website, https://iona.org.uk/organisation/vacancies-2
All applications must be on the Community’s Camas Application Form 2020 (CVs are not accepted).
Completed applications forms should be returned to ICRecruitment@iona.org.uk OR by post to Recruitment, Iona Community, 21 Carlton Court, Glasgow, G5 9JP
Deadline for applications and date of interviews:
The closing date for applications is Midnight Sunday 10th November and interviews will take place at Camas w/c Monday 25th November.
Iona Community is a Scottish registered charity SC003794 and Equal Opportunities Employer.