Call for Interns, Instructors and Seniors in Outdoor Education

with Ecoventure

newspaper Marine Conservation Teaching Adventure
location Middle East
start date 2022 for 4 months
salary Competitive and position based
accommodation includedAccommodation included
food and mealsYes
training providedTraining provided

Ecoventure is the market leader in the region due to;

- Our high standards, be it in training or implementation and delivery of our programmes.

- The opportunities afforded to our staff in variety of work and location, training and assessments and pastoral care

- An ability to adapt and evolve over time to always be the best we can be

Call for Interns, Instructors and Seniors in Outdoor Education

gap year project highlights Highlights

International recognised training courses provided.

typical day What's it like

A typical day on this gap year project

Days at Ecoventure can vary wildly, ensuring that no day is boring!

At one of our centres you could find yourself running sessions in the following areas;

- Watersports including; Kayaking, Canoeing, Snorkelling, Windsurfing and SUP

- High Ropes including; Climbing, Abseiling, Leap of Faith and Jacobs Ladder

- Field Studies including; Animal Encounters, Palaeontology, Environmental Awareness and Squid Dissection

- Land Activities including; Sandboarding, Orienteering, Archery, Survival and Problem Solving

A variety of these sessions are run with our guests on a daily basis to give them a rounded and unique experience.

Ecoventure also runs day trips in AbuDhabi, the White Water course in Al Ain, to mangrove and wadi sites and multi day trekking and canoe trips

ideal candidate Project Requirements

Who would be a suitable participant?

Experience and qualifications vary by position. Go to for more information.

There are no minimum qualifications but the salary will reflect qualifications and experience. First and foremost we are looking for outgoing people who are positive, willing to learn and are passionate about outdoor education and sharing their knowledge and passion with students.
You must have a valid 1st aid certificate and be fully vaccinated. A good conduct certificate (or similar) is needed to apply for a visa and a degree (particularly in a relevant field) is highly beneficial.
Willingness to work in a close team setting is paramount as instructors work together as a team in every aspect of the job. A positive attitude, ability to communicate openly and flexibility towards last minute changes is essential as working in the middle east requires a large degree of adaptability.
Previous experience and a driving license are highly desirable.

Qualifications / knowledge that we look for are:
* SPA / Climbing wall insrtuctor or equivalent
* BC Paddle sport Instructor or equivalent
* ML or equivalent
* RYA Start Windsurf Instructor or Equivalent
* BSAK snorkel Instructor
* Biology or Geography degree or equivalent
* Outdoor Education Degree
* Experience in a Field studies centre or outdoor environmental education facility
* Knowledge of basic scientific concepts in ecology, conservation, biology and geography fields. 

our offer Project Benefits

What we can offer you

Package includes monthly salary, flight allowance, accommodation, meals, visa, health insurance, paid leave and training Course - We will 2 courses. Either ERCA Traditional ropes course instructor, Paddle Sports Instructor and Wilderness First Aid at the start of April.


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