Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

£18,500 per year

Permanent, Full-time

About the organisation

Girlguiding Gloucestershire has over 6,500 members, including over 5,000 young members and nearly 1,500 adult members and volunteers. 
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Job Description

Girlguiding Gloucestershire is recruiting an Activity Centre Manager for Deer Park, our headquarters, camping, residential and activity site in the Cotswolds near Cheltenham. We are the charitable organisation for Rainbows, Brownies, Guides, Rangers and Adult volunteers in the county of Gloucestershire.

The Activity Centre Manager will be responsible for all the day to day running of the Centre and our nearby site at Bubbs Hill, providing a warm welcome to incoming guests. You will ensure that the site looks well cared for at all times. Working with our volunteers you will develop the facilities with the aim of increasing their use by Guiding and other groups.

You will be responsible for instructors and the welfare of volunteers and young people using the site, and for the safety and fitness for purpose of the site, the equipment and all activities.

We are continually improving the facilities we offer to our members making this an exciting and fulfilling opportunity for the right person. We are looking for an enthusiastic, self motivated individual with excellent organisational skills and drive. You will have experience of working in a customer facing role, managing people including volunteers and of running outdoor activities.

A degree of physical fitness and willingness to work outside normal hours, such as evenings and weekends is essential. It is a requirement of the post that the Centre Manager lives in the accommodation provided on site. It is rent free.

Annualised hours are 1,920 with the expectation that working days will be longer in the summer months.