Regional Activity Manager - Peak District

YHA are looking to recruit a Regional Activity Manager in the  region for 42.5 hours per week.

YHA deliver a variety of activity and educational packages throughout a number of hostel locations, and we are currently looking to recruit a Regional Activities Manager to co-ordinate these packages for Peaks & North West Cities region with most of your time focusing on the hostels within the Peak District

What can YHA offer you?

YHA is somewhere a little different, certainly not your average office. YHA offers a fantastic benefits package including:

  • We pay £28,487 per annum, this role is fixed 42.5hours per week, permanent contract
  • You will get access to YHA’s staff discount and cash back portal
  • Free YHA Membership each year
  • 10 nights free hostel stays per year for you and up to 3 friends or family

There’s lots more benefits to working for YHA so please visit our YHA Jobs website to find out more.

What will you be doing as a Regional Activity Manager?

  • Working with Designate Operations Manager, National Educational Team and Hostel Activity Teams to ensure success of YHA groups and educational products.
  • Supporting the Activity Managers to implement efficient ways of working within their teams.
  • Assist the hostels with key recruitment and training of activity team for the season.
  • Monitoring quality and consistency of product delivery against YHA standards.
  • Liasing and advise national office groups team of activity packages within your region.
  • Build and maintain relationships with external partners.
  • Work with hostel teams to implement and maintain standards to ensure LOtC accreditation in collaboration with YHA education team.

What Skills and Experience do you need to be a Regional Activity Manager?

  • Previous experience of working within the outdoor learning or hospitality industry.
  • Knowledge of safeguarding measures and their application essential.
  • Knowledge and understanding of YHA and its customer base.
  • Experience of leading sessions to groups of children and young people, ideally in an outdoor setting.
  • Understanding of the national curriculum and how to link it to clear learning outcomes.
  • Understanding of enrichment and participation techniques when working with children and young people.
  • Proven leadership and management skills with the ability to motivate, train and inspire others and previous experience of supervising a team and/or coordinating activities within a similar environment.

How do you apply?

Submit your CV and complete the application form (it’s a short one, we promise!). If you need any assistance, please visit the contact page on the YHA Jobs website and someone from the team will help you.

Who are YHA?

If you would like to find out more about YHA the charity, the culture, the heritage and so much more please visit our jobs website.

YHA’s core strategic priority is access for all. It is a fundamental part of our charitable objects and the foundation upon which our 90-year history is built. We’re actively building diverse teams and we welcome applications from everyone.

You can find out more about us by visiting the ‘Working for YHA’ pages of the YHA Jobs website.

PLEASE NOTE All relevant checks are in place to ensure safeguarding and legal requirements of safer recruitment are adhered to.

We do reserve the right to close this advertisement early if we receive a high volume of suitable applications.


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