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Licola Wilderness Village

Residential Outdoor Education Program Manager

The Role:

At the southern gateway to the Alpine National Park, Licola Wilderness Village has operated for 50 years as a school camp and weekend getaway venue, all to underpin our charity: Providing camps for Youth at Risk, Disadvantaged and Special Needs young people. Reporting to the CEO, the role has been created to continue our current growth, and individuals must have a passion for personal development and ideally a high level of experience in outdoor education and client service.

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Key Responsibilities include:
  • Managing and overseeing residential outdoor education programs. From first point of contact with schools, to implementing and overseeing the program, coordinating activity and catering staff, liaising with teachers and gear checks and maintenance.
  • Be a mentor for a small group of employees
  • Identifying new opportunities to develop our client base, including schools, deserving disadvantaged and disability groups, along with public groups
  • Liaising with schools to develop sequential programming into the future
  • Supporting activity instructors and occasionally running activities such as Giant Swing, Flying Fox, Canoeing, and Rock Climbing.
  • Assist in managing internal training programs – both technical & facilitation
  • Involvement in developing systems and procedures
  • Reviewing safety systems
  • Debriefing and evaluating programs in response to feedback
  • Supporting our bookings manager in quoting for programs and activities
  • Identifying both standard and non-standard client requirements
  • Maintaining & developing key relationships with stakeholders and clients, including Government Departments and the local community

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Requirements:
  • Qualification in Outdoor Recreation or similar
  • Prior experience in management or logistics of Outdoor Programs is preferred
  • Willingness to live in a remote area and understanding the aspects of this
  • Proven customer service and communication skills
  • Minimum Remote Area First Aid – Wilderness preferred
  • Current Working with Children Check
  • Able to demonstrate initiative around stepping outside of designated role into other roles such as maintenance, kitchen and cleaning from time to time.
  • Adhere to all policies & procedures of the organisation
  • Experience working with basic computer programs
  • Willingness to work extended hours and some weekends when required

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Rewards:
  • Attractive above award remuneration package plus super
  • Heavily subsidised housing may be available on-site
  • The opportunity to work and live in the stunning Victorian high country for a charitable organisation
  • Amazing job satisfaction
  • Meals provided during programs

The position will remain open until a suitable applicant is found

For more information call Tony Davis on 03 5148 8791

Resume with cover letter can be sent to: tony.davis@licola.org.au

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Where: Licola, Victoria, Australia

Workload: Permanent     Full Time    

Closing Date: N/A

Contact...
 
Tony Davis
Licola Wilderness Village

Phone: 03 5148 8791

Email: tony.davis@licola.org.au

Website: http://www.licola.org.au

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