The JUMP! Foundation is always seeking skilled and energetic candidates to join our team throughout the year.  JUMP! staff are deeply committed agents of change and are recognized as individuals who bring diverse knowledge, extensive life experience and unique perspectives to facilitating experiential education programs.  Enthusiastic and passionate about leadership and social development, JUMP! staff foster an environment that inspires, empowers and engages youth to reach their full potential. Together, our team delivers programs that spark personal development, strengthen the community and increase global awareness of participants.

Technical Expertise:
* Demonstrating proficient skills and current certifications in technical outdoor activities such as rock climbing, kayaking, trekking, and lifeguarding.
* Staying abreast of industry trends and safety standards in outdoor education.
* Providing expert guidance and instruction in outdoor technical skills to participants.

Program Instruction & Facilitation:
* Planning and delivering engaging outdoor education programs in collaboration with the program team.
* Fostering participant growth, skill development, and self-confidence through hands-on instruction.
* Adapting teaching methods to suit various learning styles and participant needs.

Safety & Equipment Management:
* Conducting rigorous risk assessments and managing safety protocols in outdoor settings.
* Ensuring proper maintenance and management of outdoor equipment.
* Responding effectively to emergencies and implementing safety procedures.

Assessments & Feedback:
* Regularly evaluating participant progress and providing constructive feedback.
* Contributing to program evaluations and improvement processes.
* Maintaining accurate records of participant information, incidents, and equipment inventories.

Environmental Stewardship:
* Promoting respect for and appreciation of nature among participants.
* Implementing environmentally sustainable practices in all outdoor activities.
* Educating participants on environmental conservation and responsible outdoor conduct.

Tagged as: Instruction and Guiding


Minimum one year of experience in outdoor education, with a focus on youth programs.
Strong proficiency in technical outdoor skills, with relevant certifications.
Experience in risk assessment and management in outdoor environments.
Excellent communication skills and ability to inspire and engage youth.
Physical fitness to participate and instruct in various outdoor activities.
Strong organizational and time management skills.
Basic First-Aid/CPR, WAFA, or WFR certification.

Required Skills:

Rock Climbing: Climbing Wall Instructor or above
Kayaking: Swift Water Rescue Technician (SWRT)
Paddle Instructor
Trekking: Basic Mountaineering Leader
IA Assessor
Lifeguard Certified: Deep Water, Open water, Pool Lifeguard, SUP Instructor
Cycling Instructor
Caving Experience and Guide
Orienteering/Navigation Experience

About JUMP! Foundation

The JUMP! Foundation is a non-profit organization that believes in inspiring, empowering, and engaging youth through collaborative and innovative experiential learning programs. JUMP! offers a series of leadership activities suited for students at international schools and universities, including in-school workshops (JUMP! Schools programs) and outdoor adventure trips (JUMP! Experience programs). We facilitate participants to develop personal, community, and inter-community leadership skills. To help realize our vision for a world in which young people fulfill their true potential, JUMP! donates a proportion of its revenue to support experiential youth-focused development projects around the world.

Application Instructions

Apply here: https://jumpfoundation.bamboohr.com/careers/67 1) CV / Resume  
2) Cover Letter/Letter of Motivation  3) A 5-minute video or audio recording of your responses (listed on the job description) 4) Provide 3 professional references (Phone Number and Email Address)