Working at GWC

If you want a rewarding and enjoyable place to work and to be involved in developing young people then look no further! Grafham Water Centre is a well known Outdoor Education Centre in Cambridgeshire and has over 40 years of teaching experience which makes us an ideal place to work if you want to further your career.

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There are a whole range of job roles and career opportunities at the Centre. Each requires a different level of skill and experience. Within our team we have various departments – administration, sales, marketing, catering, housekeeping, maintenance and programme/activity instructors.

Should you be interested in joining us, in addition to the information below, please visit the Public Sector Jobs East website for all career opportunities currently available and to apply.  You can also register on the Public Sector Jobs East website to be notified of any new vacancies as they arise by using a keyword search for "Grafham".

+Voluntary Instructors 2019

We’re currently looking for volunteers to join us at Grafham Water Activity Centre
We are a lively and vibrant Outdoor Education Centre based on the shore of Grafham Water in Cambridgeshire.
We regularly have schools visit us to take part in 18 outdoor activities.

If you are looking to give back to your community then come join us at Grafham Water Activity Centre.

Our aim is to change young people’s lives for the better

We are looking for those who love the outdoors and adventure, and who are keen to pass on their skills and expertise to the next generation.

We are looking for-:

-       People who are enthusiastic about the outdoors.

-       Potentially looking for a career change.

-       Giving back to the community.

-       Looking for a new challenge

Outdoors Instructors qualified in any of the following-:

-       RYA Dinghy Sailing Instructor

-       RYA Start Windsurfing Instructor 

-       RYA Power Boat Instructor

-       British Canoeing Paddle sport instructor

-       MT.UK Climbing Wall Instructor

-       ERCA traditional high ropes instructor

-       Archery GB Instructor

-       Mountain bike leader qualification

Or have Experience delivering:

-       Bush craft

-       Team games

-       Pioneering


We are also looking for anybody who is interested in helping with the maintenance of the center.

This could include-:

-       Gardening

-       Painting

-       De- weeding

-       Hedge trimming

-       Grass cutting

-       Fence mending


Have a good understanding of how to maintain and repair any activity based equipment. 

-       Mountain Bikes

-       Sailing

-       Windsurfing

-       Canoeing

-       Kayaking

-       Archery

-       Climbing

-       Power boats

Benefits of volunteering at GWC:

-       Lunch provided on request

-       Feeling a part of a team

-       Giving back to community

-       Training in a range of activities

-       Uniform provided

-       Access to center facilities


-       Over 18

-       No criminal convictions

-       Good customer service skills

Contact Ashley Kinross 01480 810 521


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