Mountain Trails currently has casual and part time positions available, see below for details. To apply for a position please complete our staff application form and specify which position you are applying for.

Activity Instructor

Mountain Trails Adventure School is looking for Outdoor Instructors to facilitate engaging activities for our clients. Mountain Trails is focused on building a larger client base, creating new and exciting programs and developing programs which create the opportunity for the Gospel to be shared. Mountain Trails is seeking Outdoor Instructors who will bring strength to the team, strive to create a safe but fun environment and to bring about life changing adventures to those who participate in our camps.

Mountain Trails is a Christian campsite which is surrounded by 9500 acres of bush land set in the Brindabella Ranges. The property is full of trails, mountains and valleys, much of it is untouched Australian wilderness. Our activities include dirt bikes, horse riding, canoeing, caving, abseiling, high ropes, low ropes, bushwalking, archery, mountain bikes, initiative games and many more.

We believe that every person enjoys a full, safe and stimulating program that not only gives pleasure, but provides challenges for growth physically, mentally and spiritually. We desire that every camper hears the Gospel of Jesus Christ in a clear, precise and understandable way and wish to create an avenue for Christian service to all staff and volunteers.

THE RESPONSIBILITIES OF THIS ROLE INCLUDE:

· Outdoor Instructors are involved in the leadership, planning, preparation and delivery of outdoor education programs within their training, experience & competence.

· Supervises groups on OE programs, giving instruction within the purpose of the program.

· Provides first aide to clients as needed, and coordinates responses to emergency situations during programs.

· Demonstrates and teaches clients the skills required for each activity, which includes all appropriate safety precautions.

· Conducts briefing and preparation sessions as needed and demonstrates the use of the required equipment.

· Delivering programs under the supervision and instruction of the Program Coordinator.

· Implementing and complying with any industry standards that are relevant to Mountain Trails programs.

· Maintain and care for all program equipment.

ESSENTIAL CRITERIA:

· Interest and experience in working with clients from school years K – 12 and young adults along with adult groups.

· Cert III in Outdoor Leadership or equivalent qualifications.

· Experience in leading OE programs.

· Ability to present yourself as a good role model for all clients, providing support and assistance to them as required.

· Great relationship building and communication skills.

· NSW Working With Children Check.

· Not to be dependent on tobacco, alcohol or illicit drug.

DESIRABLE CRITERIA:

· Bronze Medallion

· First Aid Certificate

· Active Christian Faith

Job Type: Casual

Salary: From $25.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • Housing provided

Schedule:

  • Shift work

Camp Leader

Mountain Trails Adventure School is looking for Camp Leaders to assist in providing camps to our clients. Mountain Trails is focused on building a larger client base, creating new and exciting programs and developing programs which create the opportunity for the Gospel to be shared. Mountain Trails is seeking Camp Leaders who will bring strength to the team, strive to create a safe but fun environment and to bring about life changing adventures to those who participate in our camps.

Mountain Trails is a Christian campsite which is surrounded by 9500 acres of bush land set in the Brindabella Ranges. The property is full of trails, mountains and valleys, much of it is untouched Australian wilderness. Our activities include dirt bikes, horse riding, canoeing, caving, abseiling, high ropes, low ropes, bushwalking, archery, mountain bikes, initiative games and many more.

We believe that every person enjoys a full, safe and stimulating program that not only gives pleasure, but provides challenges for growth physically, mentally and spiritually. We desire that every camper hears the Gospel of Jesus Christ in a clear, precise and understandable way and wish to create an avenue for Christian service to all staff and volunteers.

THE RESPONSIBILITIES OF THIS ROLE INCLUDE:

· Provide behavioural management throughout the program.

· Encourage and inspire campers.

· Assist with conflict resolution.

· Set a good example for campers and staff.

· Maintain the campgrounds, amenities, and facilities.

· Manage and facilitate children’s play, sports activities, and other free time activities.

· Enforce the established safety and behaviour standards, including dietary restrictions and immediately report any unsafe and/or inappropriate behaviours.

· Encourage all campers to participate in the daily activities.

· Assist with Activity sessions when needed.

ESSENTIAL CRITERIA:

· All our activity team are required to communicate the Gospel of Jesus with their lives, so an active Christian faith demonstrated by a commitment to a local Christian Church is required.

· A full agreement with Mountain Trails Aims and Statement of Faith.

· Interest and experience in working with clients from school years K – 12 and young adults along with adult groups.

· Present yourself as a good role model for all clients, providing support and assistance to them as required.

· Great relationship building and communication skills.

· NSW Working With Children Check.

· Not to be dependent on tobacco, alcohol or illicit drug.

DESIRABLE CRITERIA:

· Bronze Medallion

· First Aid Certificate

Job Type: Casual

Salary: From $22.00 per hour

Schedule:

  • Shift work

Administration Officer

Mountain Trails Adventure School is seeking an enthusiastic Admin all-rounder to join our team to assist with administration responsibilities. Mountain Trails is focused on building a larger client base, creating new and exciting programs and developing programs which create the opportunity for the Gospel to be shared. We are seeking for an Admin Officer who will bring strength to the team and strive to provide a quality experience for clients from beginning to end so we can continue to bring about life changing adventures to those who participate in our camps.

Mountain Trails is a Christian campsite which is surrounded by 9500 acres of bush land set in the Brindabella Ranges. The property is full of trails, mountains and valleys, much of it is untouched Australian wilderness.

We believe that every person enjoys a full, safe and stimulating program that not only gives pleasure, but provides challenges for growth physically, mentally and spiritually. We desire that every camper hears the Gospel of Jesus Christ in a clear, precise and understandable way and wish to create an avenue for Christian service to all staff and volunteers.

The responsibilities of this role include:

Administration

  • Maintain a clean and organised workplace of order, for efficient administration, and have a system of access for records as needed.
  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office, including Outlook, Word and Excel.
  • Supporting other members of the Team in administrative tasks.
  • Processing staff application form including contacting referees.
  • Verification of Team members NSW Working with Children’s check, and manage any other Child Protection regulations.
  • Maintaining and updating Team and supporters details, including currency of qualifications.

Customer Service

  • Processing enquiries and the efficient booking of all participants
  • Interfacing with our computerised booking system, Venue360.
  • Overseeing school holiday camp registrations and all other program bookings
  • Follow up on booking forms such as dietary requirements, risk management forms etc.
  • Communicate information to relevant Managers and staff.

Financial Administration

  • Interfacing with accounting package Xero.
  • Upload scanned receipts into Xero.
  • To ensure prompt and accurate invoicing of clients, managing payments and receipt of fees.
  • Coding bank statements according to a Chart of Accounts & liaising with our bookkeeper.
  • If experienced, manage our payroll, BAS returns & financial reports.

Job Type: Part-time
Part-time hours: 16 per week

Salary: $24.00 per hour

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift