Jobs & Volunteers
At Calvert Kielder, we provide days, holidays and experiences for people of all abilities. If you join our team you’ll be working part-time or full-time, or volunteering within the beautiful, uplifting and unique Kielder landscape, helping us to provide life-enhancing experiences for all our guests and visitors including individuals, groups, families, businesses, schools and colleges.
We are always on the lookout for exceptional people to join our team so please send your current CV and an impressive covering email letting us know the kind of roles you might be interested in and what you can bring to our organisation, to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Let us know if you are looking for a job or volunteering opportunity or either. We’ll contact you straight away if there is an opportunity for you right now and we’ll keep you on file for a year if there isn’t.
We have a Trustee Board vacancy for someone who has experience and skills in sales and marketing relevant to the leisure, tourism, educational and disability sectors.
You will be joining a group of eight Trustees and be part of an integrated team working with the executive to deliver a sustainable future.
For further information on applying download the Trustee Vacancy Background.
Experienced Part time chef / cook
Must be familiar with a range of dietary requirements.
2 plus days per week (annualised) as part of a rota plus holiday cover plus occasional additional duties.
Cooking three healthy meals a day for our guests of all abilities and additionally a small take away provision for our self catering guests.
Please send your cv and a covering letter to email@example.com
We are looking for permanent full and part time candidates. We also run an apprenticeship programme. Carers at Calvert Kielder enjoy the opportunity to accompany guests and take part in the many outdoor activities, whilst also ensuring that the care needs of guests are met to the highest possible standards. You don’t have to have formal qualifications in the caring or activities industries, but you do have to be enthusiastic, caring and motivated. All aspects of personal care are met by the team, ensuring our guests enjoy a break from home and their carers have a break from their caring responsibilities. Please download the job description for more details.
Make a difference!
Calvert Kielder is recruiting for a new Activity Staff member to help us to continue to change people’s lives. We are looking for a candidate who is confident and engaging and ideally has experience of working in an activity centre with
• a water sports background, ideally with dinghy instructor and canoe qualifications
• a ropes background with climbing wall award/instructor or SPA/RCI and ERCA high ropes course instructor
If you have a D1 driving license that would also be useful. We work with people of all abilities so if you have a background in this let us know. Most of all you get to work in an exciting and challenging environment where no two days are the same AND you get to run the Kielder Zipcoaster, Europe’s first AvatarOne™ rollercoaster zipwire!
We offer a competitive salary, 28 days holiday per annum calculated pro rata, contributory pension scheme, training opportunities and on-site accommodation may be available. Please download the job description for more details or speak to us directly. Call 01434 250 232 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Please send your CV and covering letter to email@example.com with subject line “Activity Staff Position”
Closing date 22nd April 2021
Start date as soon as practical, ideally mid May.
- Socialising with our guests
- Helping the activity team provide activities
- Helping the care team support our guests
- Maintenance and gardening work around site
- Domestic or kitchen work
- Customer service and administration
- Supporting the fundraising team or fundraising in your local area
We offer short and long term volunteering roles, work, gap year and student placements and internships.
How to Apply
We are always on the lookout for exceptional people to join our team so please send your current CV, an impressive covering email letting us know the kind of roles you might be interested in and what you can bring to our organisation, to firstname.lastname@example.org. Let us know if you are looking for a job or volunteering opportunity or either. We’ll contact you straight away if there is an opportunity for you right now and we’ll keep you on file for a year if there isn’t.
Please note that for volunteers who wish to stay on site, you must be 18 years or over. If you would like your application kept on file please give permission in your covering letter.Thank you for your interest in working or volunteering for Calvert Kielder.