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Outdoor Programme Leader

  • Job Location


  • Start date

    Apply by Monday 30 November 2020

  • Duration


  • Job Benefits

    £23,946 – £27,060 per annum + 5% employer pension contribution (with 5% employee contribution)


Venture Scotland offers an outdoor-based personal development programme which empowers young people aged 16-30, who face complex and difficult challenges in their lives, to create and sustain change.

We focus on the physical, mental and emotional wellbeing of our Young People, working with them to make lasting changes in their lives and helping them play a positive role in their community.

We are seeking an Outdoor Programme Leader to deliver our outdoors based, long term Journey programmes. This includes delivering outdoor activities and residentials that provide in depth and structured social and emotional learning opportunities for individuals and groups. An understanding of developmental theories such as social and emotional intelligence, Maslow, Choice Theory and therapeutic approaches such as Person Centred and Transactional Analysis is desirable.

The job will also involve evaluating, reviewing and developing our programme with young people and other stakeholders, supporting and developing volunteers, managing logistics, equipment and ensuring the highest standards of safety at all times.
Do you want to work in a supportive team of people, who really care about the young people we are helping? Do you want to work in an organisation who listens, values everyone views and cares about the health and wellbeing of their staff? Do you understand the transformative effect of the outdoors? Are you passionate about #ChangingYoungLives Outdoors?

This position is a full-time position that is currently funded for 3 years.


Minimum NGB’s – Mountain Leader (Summer), Rock Climbing Instructor, UKCC Level 2 Canoe, FSRT and D1 licence.

About us

Venture Scotland is a registered charity (SC013901), founded in 1987 by a group of young volunteers who were inspired by their experiences of volunteering with Raleigh International. Over the past 30 years, we have become Scotland’s only provider

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