Working at Cobnor

Cobnor Activities Centre Trust is an independent charity and licensed provider of adventure activities that works to enhance life experiences for young people by providing high quality outdoor experiences.

We are currently recruiting for a variety of positions. Please see below for more details.

Fixed Term Contracts available for Senior Activity Instructors and Activities Instructors from March 2018 until the 31st October 2018 (possibility of extension).

40 hours per week including some evenings and weekends

We are looking for fixed term staff for our 2018 season. Working as part of a team your role is to be involved in the daily running of all activities and educational programmes, ensuring that activity sessions are delivered safely and to a high and professional standard, reflecting the Trust’s mission and purpose. You will be enthusiastic, motivated and believe in education and developing young people throughout the outdoors

The successful candidates will have the ability to work as part of a team and on your own initiative. Qualifications and experience is essential in either Sailing (RYA) or Paddling (British Canoeing) with qualifications and experience inClimbing, Mountain Biking, Archery, Low Ropes, and team challenge activities beneficial.

We offer wonderful training opportunities, holiday entitlement, pension, uniform and the chance to be part of a team that strives to be the best in the industry.

Cobnor Activities Centre Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check will be required. 

Please complete the application form and send to sail@cobnor.com with your CV.  Title your email Senior Instructor or telephone 01243 572791. Please note CVs may be sent and will be used in conjunction with both the application form and interview process. 

Any questions please do call or email the office

Casual activities staff for 2018. 

We are looking to recruit a number of staff for 2018, from sailors to climbers to paddlers, to those starting out in the industry. All require enthusiasm, professionalism and to complete a full DBS. We offer a competitive salary, further training, uniform and the chance to be part of a team that strives to be the best in the industry, as well as the opportunity to work in an area of outstanding natural beauty. Please do send us your CV for consideration - email sail@cobnor.com or telephone 01243 572791 for further information. 

Catering Coordinator on a fixed term contract from March – October 2018 (possibility of extension and further hours)

Imagine a role that offers you both unique opportunities and challenges, where you are an important part of an empowered team which strives to create a truly memorable experience for every child and adult who visits Cobnor Activities Centre Trust (CACT). You will have the chance to demonstrate your passion for cooking and nutrition, whilst delivering the highest standards of customer care. If you would like to join our successful charity and you have what it takes to make a difference, then we wish to hear from you.

The post offers holiday entitlement, pension, further training, uniform and the chance to be part of a team that strives to be the best in the industry, as well as the opportunity to work in an area of outstanding natural beauty.

Cobnor Activities Centre Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check will be required. 


Closing date for applications is 1700 on Wednesday 14th February 2018. Interviews (which will involve cooking) will take place week commencing 26th February 2018.
Our Job Description, sample menus and Application Form can be downloaded from this page. Please send your completed Application Form to sail@cobnor.com Title your letter or email Catering Coordinator or telephone 01243 572791 for further information. Please note we do not accept CVs without a completed application form and interview process.


AALA Adventure Activities Licensing Authority No.L10842/R0388; Cobnor Activities Centre is a  Registered Charity No.1057222; Company limited by guarantee No. 3158023 Registered in England and Wales