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Jobs for 2017

We are currently recruiting staff for 2017 and these vacancies are posted here, on the Bluedome web site and on Gumtree.

The Posts below include:

CHEF/COOK

HEAD HOUSEKEEPER

MULTI ACTIVITY INSTRUCTORS

APPRENTICE MULTI ACTIVITY INSTRUCTORS

GENERAL ASSISTANT (SEASONAL)

CATERING AND PROFESSIONAL CHEFS APPRENTICE

SEASONAL FREELANCE INSTRUCTORS

WORK EXPERIENCE PLACEMENTS

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CHEF/COOK

We are looking for enthusiastic hard working individuals to work within our catering department. This is a full-time position and training will be provided.

This is an ideal position for an individual who likes a challenge, who enjoys the buzz of working in a busy environment and thrives on the job variety.

To receive an application form please call 01837 53916 or Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.:
Please return your application form to: Adventure Okehampton, The Youth Hostel, Klondyke Road, Okehampton EX20 1EW

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Head Housekeeper

We are looking for an enthusiastic hard working individuals to manage our house-keeping department. This is a full-time position and training will be provided.

This is an ideal position for an individual who likes a challenge, who enjoys the buzz of working in a busy environment and thrives on the job variety.

To receive an application form please call 01837 53916 or Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.:
Please return your application form to: Adventure Okehampton, The Youth Hostel, Klondyke Road, Okehampton EX20 1EW

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General Assistant

This is a general all-round position rotating through catering, recpetion and house-keeping. We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated individual. Training will be given in-house.  This is an ideal position for an individual who likes a challenge, who enjoys the buzz of working in a busy environment and thrives on the job variety.

This is a live-in position requiring to do one or two nights sleep over duty a week which will be on a rota basis and for which you will receive appropriate training for.

To receive an application form please call 01837 53916 or Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.:
Please return your application form to: Adventure Okehampton, The Youth Hostel, Klondyke Road, Okehampton EX20 1EW

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CATERING AND PROFESSIONAL CHEFS APPRENTICE

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated individual. No experience is necessary, as training will be given.  However, a desire to work in the catering industry is essential.

We have good links with Exeter College and are able to offer a work placement as well as support for the catering and professional chefs Apprenticeship. This is a great way into the industry giving the all-important practical experience as well as work based learning, so applicants will finish with a years experience in a catering environment along with an NVQ.

After the apprenticeship is completed there will be an opportunity for the right candidate to pursue a career within the company.  Importantly, apprentices are treated as a member of the catering team and will be expected to form an integral part of the team first as an assistant and then taking a lead role in certain areas. There will be an initial training period as well as ongoing training throughout the season.

Personal development does also depend on the individual as they will be expected to practice in their own time.

Salary - Training wage dependent on age and experience.

Accommodation We do have a limited amount of accommodation available.  We have a local house with rooms to let which is available through the centre.  Staff wishing to take up accommodation need to let us know as soon as possible due to limited availability.  Staff living at the centre would be required to do one or two nights sleep over duty a week which will be on a rota basis and they will receive appropriate training for.

For applications or enquiries please send your CV to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.:  or call 01837 53916.

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SEASONAL FREELANCE INSTRUCTORS

We are looking for experienced instructors who hold a variety of qualifications namely, UKCC Level 1 coach or above, CWA, SPA, ML and driving licence is an advantage. Half day and full day rates vary depending on qualifications held.

Applications or enquiries please send your CV to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Dave Canavan:

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WORK EXPERIENCE PLACEMENTS

There are also limited opportunities for work experience students during the season and foreign language students are welcome at the hostel.

For further information and application forms from the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.:
Phone: 01837 53916
Adventure Okehampton, Klondyke Road, Okehampton EX20 1EW