Job Vacancies: Mission Facilitators (Bushcraft and Forest School)

By The Hive | May 07 2019

Job Vacancies: Mission Facilitators (Bushcraft and Forest School)

Blog Category: General updateBlog Tags: Children & Young People, Education, Education and Education

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    The Hive are looking for energetic, skilled facilitators to lead outdoor missions for children at our (non-residential) camps in Greater London throughout the summer holidays.
    ROLE: Mission Facilitators (Bushcraft and Forest School)
    COMMITMENT: Week-long (non-residential) camps during July and August (see dates below)
    FEE: £100-£130 / day depending on experience 
    Our Bushcraft Missions are designed like mini adventures with a focus on bushcraft and nature skills, gamified challenges and survival
    • Lead the delivery of the “Mission Flow” (activity plan) to a group of young people from 8 – 13 years old, ensuring that learning objectives are met.
    • Engage the group with bushcraft and survival based activities including shelter building, fire lighting, whittling and wild cooking skills.
    • Nurture teamwork and group dynamics, making sure that all children are participating, achieving their goals and enjoying themselves.
    • Ensure close and safe supervision of the children at all times.
    • Supervise some lunch and break times following a team rota.
    • Support the set-up, pack down and maintenance of all mission resources.
    • Interact professionally with parents and carers.
    • Participate in 1-2 day(s) of Hive training
    • Knowledgeable and skilled in the fields of bushcraft and / or forest schools: please specify in your application.
    • Experience of shelter building, fire lighting, whittling and wild cooking with children.
    • Experience of delivering practical workshops with children or young people (either in a school or an informal learning setting).
    • Significant experience of working in nature and the outdoors.
    • An energetic and playful approach with an instinctive understanding of what motivates children.
    • Proven ability to work as part of a team.
    • An Enhanced DBS is required before a role can be offered
    • Experience of using tablet technology (preferably with children).
    • Paediatric First Aid Trained or equivalent qualification

    Please complete a short application form via our website: For further enquires, please email

    Please note that you must be able to provide evidence of an Enhanced DBS in advance of accepting a role at The Hive. Please also state your availability for the camp/s below.

    We will be making job offers as applications are received therefore an early application is advised.

    2019 CAMP DATES:
    July 8 – 12 / Eltham
    July 15 – 19 / Eltham
    July 22 – 26 / Eltham, Sevenoaks and Northwood
    July 29 – 2 / Weybridge
    Aug 5 – 9 / Roehampton
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