With exciting outdoor adventure programs offered in China and Hong Kong, Dragonfly leads outdoor experiential education courses that that spark personal growth through engagement in purposeful outdoor adventure activities, and capitalize on the spectacular outdoor environments of Hong Kong to achieve this end.

Our instructors will lead courses that combine technical activities such as rock climbing and kayaking, and non-technical activities like including team building, camp craft, nature walks and service. The ideal instructor will have a solid background in outdoor activities, experience teaching young people from age 6-18, have exceptional interpersonal skills, and possess that rare ability to inspire and engage! If you are looking to be part of a team dedicated to doing meaningful work and making a difference in lives across Asia, apply today at the LearnWithDragonfly.com careers page.

Dragonfly provides incoming staff with training in all of the outdoor skills required to be a successful instructor. Benefits include HKD 20,000-22,000 per month (approx. USD 2500-2800), plus low-cost, shared staff housing, food on overnight programs, contract completion bonuses, and opportunities for advancement.

Applicants should have a university degree, outdoor skills (lifeguarding, kayaking, climbing, surfing, ropes course, etc.), a minimum of two seasons in a teaching/instructional role with children, youth or adults in outdoor education programs, and be able to pass a police clearance check. Initial contracts with Dragonfly are 9 or 10 months (Feb-Nov or Sept-May). After completion of the first contract, seasonal commitments are available.

Tagged as: Instruction and Guiding


University degree (4 year)
Valid First-aid Certification
Police check from home country

Required Skills:

• A passion for working with children in outdoor education.
• Outdoor skills and certifications in activities such as kayaking, climbing, life saving.
• Previous experience working with groups of children ages 7-16.
• Proactive, independent, highly self-motivated person with a positive attitude
• Energetic, physically fit and interested in outdoor education.

About Dragonfly Ltd.

For over 20 years, Dragonfly has led outdoor programs in Hong Kong, China and other locations in Asia, that are experiential, challenging and inspiring. We take an education-first approach, guided by our leadership team with years of international school teaching and management experience. Our programs go beyond adventure experiences towards growth, development and transformation.

Application Instructions

To apply for instructor positions for Fall 2023, visit our Careers Page at learnwithdragonfly.com and complete our online application.