Current Vacancies

Outdoor Education Professionals

  • Diverse Venues throughout Australia
  • Industry Recognised Staff Development
  • Career Progression Opportunities
  • Strong Cohesive Staff Community

Apply now to commence with our January 2018 Intake (earlier intake dates may become available should our needs require). We are always looking for qualified casual staff to be recognised for current competency through their logbooks.

The Outdoor Education Group is one of the largest providers of outdoor learning in Australia with a reputation for quality and innovation. As an Outdoor Educator you will facilitate programs that aid The Outdoor Education Group to realise the potential to make outdoor learning accessible to more young people.

As an Outdoor Educator and key player within our organisation, you have the opportunity to impact positively on the lives of individuals in your daily role. Your responsibilities focus on the Leadership of your group, delivery and facilitation of Educational framework, Risk Management practice, and building rapport. Along with this, you role model The Outdoor Education Group’s values of Respect and taking Responsibility for self, others and the natural world.

Your practical skills and experience in delivering quality Outdoor Education is required, along with:

  • A passion for having a positive social impact.
  • Ability to:
    • Maintain professionalism and establish clear levels of communication with regards to needs of the program, in field program management & leadership with our clients.
    • Adopt leadership strategies which account for changes to the group; individuals and nature of the program.
    • Manage the needs of the group and program in relation to wellbeing, safety briefings and risk management systems.
    • Identify and manage hazards on a continual basis.
    • Demonstrate knowledge of activity specific incident trends
    • Utilise a range of facilitation practices to maintain an educational focus and create a positive learning environment.
    • Apply teaching practices such as lesson planning, identifying learning preferences & utilizing teaching resources to support learning.
  • Certificate IV, Diploma or Degree in Outdoor Education/Recreation or equivalent with recognised competency in at least two of the following: Bushwalking, Cycling, or Canoeing.
  • Two years’ experience in outdoor education or related field desirable, with recognised competency and/or logged experience in one or more of the following activities: abseiling, climbing, high ropes, rafting, sea kayaking and ski touring.
  • First Aid skill equivalent to Wilderness First Aid (50 hour+) course, current CPR (annual renewal), current National Police Check, Working with Children Check (VIC or NSW) manual driver’s licence OR a commitment to achieve this before commencing employment.

Apply now to join our not-for-profit organisation and work in The Outdoor Education Group’s dynamic environment in a salaried or casual position. In a salaried role, you can expect to sign a 12-24 month agreement. Salaried roles offer a more stable development plan and consistent weeks of work & wages balanced across the year. Casual roles work well for those who are studying part time or freelancing, as dates of work can be confirmed months in advance.

How to Apply:

We encourage all applicants to apply directly to outlining professional skills, knowledge and personal qualities. To view a full Position Description, please click here.

Applications should include:
• Covering Letter
• Resume including two-three current contactable work references
Activity Notes Please fill in & return or Logbook of personal and professional outdoor experience
Please indicate in your cover letter if you would prefer to work in Camps or Journey based setting and if you have a preference for State/Location.


For further information please contact our Careers Team on (03) 5770 8236, during business hours or email

Close Dates:
International Applicants
may qualify for a 12-month sponsored visa with The Outdoor Education Group. Please do not apply for any visa until after your interview unless you already hold a Working Holiday Visa.  Working Holiday Visa Applicants will be accepted as part of a rolling recruitment program until all positions are filled.

Australian/New Zealand Applicants will be accepted as part of a rolling recruitment program until all positions are filled.

Interviews will be conducted at the earliest convenience upon receiving your complete application. Following an interview and reference check, we endeavour to make offers to successful candidates within 2 weeks.

All employees of The Outdoor Education Group are required to hold a current Working with Children Check and National Police Check. Please include a copy in your application, or note your willingness and ability to obtain these checks to meet our requirements. 

Vocational Placements

  • Make your mark on the industry
  • Put your training into practice
  • Initiate your Career pathways
  • Join Australia’s leading Outdoor Provider

The Outdoor Education Group is the largest provider of Outdoor Education courses in Australia. With the additions of Camp Wombaroo and Camp Biloela Bush Camp in NSW, and Camp Marysville and Camp Jungai in Victoria, we have created new opportunities for Vocational Placements to further your development. We are seeking talented, dynamic students to join our programs and make an impact on us.

The Outdoor Education Group has been educating students in the outdoors since 1984; we are a fast growing, flexible non for profit organisation. Our programs deliver meaningful education through activities such as bushwalking, camping, mountain biking, rock climbing, kayaking and group initiatives.

As a Vocational Placement with The Outdoor Education Group you will be provided mentoring; training; professional and industry insight. Make an impact in The Outdoor Education Group’s programs! Vocational Placements are located in Victoria and New South Wales. Learn more.

How to Apply:
We encourage all students to apply directly to outlining professional skills, knowledge and personal qualities.

Applications should include:

        • Current attendance in an Australian TAFE or tertiary course
        • Workplace Agreement Form (from your institution)
        • Working with Children Check
        • CV including two current contactable personal references
        • Brief Cover Letter

For further information on placements contact The Outdoor Education Group careers (03) 5770 8236 or

We are constantly on the look out for new up and coming talented leaders. Vocational placements are the ideal way to demonstrate your qualities leading to a rewarding career. Join The Outdoor Education Group to make a difference!

Australian/New Zealand Applicants only