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Do you have a passion for working in the outdoors?

If the answer is yes and you hold at least one recognised National Governing Body Instructor qualification in the outdoor field, we have a great personal development opportunity for you.

Plas Menai is the Sport Wales National Outdoor Centre for Wales. We have been training Outdoor Instructors for over 30 years. Many have gone on to work within the industry, both in the UK and further afield, and for some of the biggest UK National Governing Bodies for Sport.



We are currently recruiting keen and enthusiastic people who are looking for a personal development opportunity which could lead to a career in the Outdoor Adventurous Activity industry.  This is a paid programme that also includes an element of personal development, on the job experience and the opportunity of gaining more industry recognised qualifications.

As a member of the Instructor Development Programme you will get the opportunity of participating in a number of centre based roles.  These include assisting to run water and shore based activity programmes, centre front of house duties (reception), acting as evening and night duty officer, delivering a high level of customer service and assisting in the maintenance of the centres equipment.

Programme Hours – the programme is flexible and you will receive an allowance to cover the hours that you work.  Initially the programme will run for 6 months with the possibility of it being extended for a further 6 months if you have demonstrated the correct attitude and gained the correct qualifications.

Your Allowance will be £1000.50 per month. 

This is based on an average week of 37 hours that includes 23 hours of paid work, training and personal development.

Full board accommodation is available on-site at a preferential rate.

Location: Sport Wales National Outdoor Centre – Plas Menai, Caernarfon.


For a job description in English, please click here 

To apply visit


Closing date: 12 noon Friday 15th of November 2019 

Interview Dates: Week commencing 3rd of December 2019 

Start Date: February and April 2020 

We value the diversity of our workforce and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

We value the diversity of our workforce and welcome applications from all sections of the community.