Activity and Seasonal Instructors 2021

  • Are you an outdoor lover who is fully qualified to lead adventurous activities outdoors?
  • Have a natural affinity for teaching new skills to youngsters and do so in an exciting and exhilarating way?
  • Enjoy seeing people achieve far more than they ever thought possible and know that you have been instrumental in this?
  • Want to work for a successful and expanding company who value their team members?
  • Are you looking for freelance work with competitive rates of pay?
  • Have a current 16hr Outdoor First Aid Certificate or equivalent
  • Have a current Qualification Certification in all appropriate activities
  • Have a current (less than 3 yrs) Enhanced DBS certificate

We are always looking to increase our team of freelancer instructors to whom we can offer substantial blocks of work throughout the busy summer season and can also be called upon to lead activities at sometimes short notice during the down season.

If you fit the bill and would like to join us then make contact and let us know! Call Jess on 01929 422480 or email


We need seasonal multi activity instructors to join our professional and friendly team to help deliver activity sessions to schools, youth groups and private groups on the sensational Jurassic coastline in Dorset.


We are looking for confident, friendly and experienced instructors to deliver safe and fun outdoor activities in Dorset. Ideally, you will have experience working with youth groups, schools and adults in the outdoors.

We offer training and opportunities to gain valuable experience, both for your personal development and hands on sessions to expand your NGB log books. While working with us we can offer tented accommodation as well as coaching/ logbook experience, and support through further qualifications. We will offer full in-house training on both Coasteering and Bushcraft to enable you to assist on these sessions.

You will need to hold an up to date first aid certificate, recent (within 3 years) DBS certificate and meet the following criteria:

You need to hold a minimum of assessment in one, and training in one other:

–       RCI
–       British Canoeing Sheltered Water Coach (formerly BCU Level 2 Coach)
–       British Canoeing Paddlesports Leader
–       ERCA High and Low Ropes Instructor
–       RLSS Beach Lifeguard
–       Summer Mountain Leader
–       Sea Kayak Leader (formerly 4-star sea)
–       Open Canoe Leader (formerly 4-star canoe)

Essential skills

–       Interpersonal skills
–       Time keeping
–       Attention to detail
–       Flexible

Desirable skills

–       Coasteering experience
–       Bushcraft experience
–       MIAS or mountain bike equivalent
–       Clean driving license
–       Trailer license
–       D1 license & CPC
–       DofE Supervisor/ Assessor

Rate of Pay:

A – Instructing only – £400 per week, £80 per day
B – Instructing AND Overnights – £700 per week, £140 per day

Pay is based on a 5 day week, if you do more than two overnights in any week, you will be on £700 for the week. If you do two or less, the rate will be £140 per day followed by £80 per day for the remaining days.


A – Normal working hours for instructing only 08.30 – 17.00.
B – Normal working hours for instructing and overnights 08.30 Monday morning – 17.00 Friday afternoon inclusive.


12th April – 3rd September 2021 (with potential further work)

Seasonal Instructors will be employed on a freelance basis in that they will invoice Cumulus, monthly, for the above rates. You will not be full employees of Cumulus Outdoors.

If you would like to find out more information, please call Jess on 01929 422480 or email