Job Opportunities

 

BES Logo

Expedition Leaders

British Exploring are recruiting Expedition Leaders for summer 2015 expeditions to both the Peruvian Amazon and Indian Himalayas for the following roles:

For further information, job descriptions and to apply click here

Leader Assessment days are scheduled for the 25th or 26th November 2014.

For any queries please email operations@britishexploring.org or call 020 7591 3141 and speak to Tom or James.

About British Exploring
British Exploring advances the education of young people through the delivery of challenging expeditions to some of the world's most exciting wilderness areas. Our expeditions are adventurous in their nature and undertake valid and relevant environmental and scientific fieldwork in partnership with in-country agencies and other institutions.

Leading With British Exploring
British Exploring recruits highly skilled leader teams who work cohesively to deliver personal development through exploration and scientific investigation in some of the world's most fascinating environments. Our Leaders have the ability to inspire, motivate, encourage and develop our Explorers in a positive, safe and yet challenging environment. As a non-profit organisation all leader positions are undertaken on a voluntary basis and our Leaders join for the intrinsic value of exploration, adventure, science and the development of young people. British Exploring provides comprehensive training prior to each expedition and supports all Leaders through various personal and professional development opportunities.

Who Leads For British Exploring? British Exploring welcomes Leaders from all backgrounds with a wide variety of skills and experience. We're looking for men and women who can lead and inspire, teach and coach, and are comfortable spending extended periods in harsh and remote environments.

 


 

 

BES Logo

Mountain Leaders

British Exploring are recruiting for the following roles:

Mountain Leaders for the British Exploring Outreach Programme, Iceland (x8)

You will be part of the team delivering the pioneering British Exploring Outreach programme – Project New Horizons. The programme is open to disadvantaged young people from the UK, recruited by our project partner, Catch22. The aim of the programme is to break the cycle of disengagement that many of these young people find themselves in, through a UK based training programme followed by a dedicated 3 week expedition to Iceland in the summer of 2015.

The job description and details of how to apply can be found here alongside further information about Project New Horizons

Interviews are planned for the 4th and 5th December 2014

The application deadline is 21st November 2014.
please ensure you submit your application online by then in order to be considered.

Please send any queries to programmes@britishexploring.org or phone 020 7591 3141 and speak to Jo or Caroline

Please be aware that this is a voluntary position however all expenses relating to the programme, including flights, food, accommodation and group equipment, will be paid throughout.

 


 



Last Minute Discounts

Our Packed and Ready Discounts page always has some incredibe deals on offer. But you'll need act fast to take advantage of these bargains.

Show me the deals!


British Mountaineering Council Deals

Check out the latest rock climbing and hillwalking deals from our partner organisation The BMC.
Now includes a range of subsidised winter skills courses!!!!

Show me the deals!


Got A Date Available - Need An Adventure To Match?

Find out what's going on at the National Mountain Sports Centre between any date range on this handy new search page

Take me to the calendar!



Events & Talks In Our Bar

liev music, talks, lectures and presentationsWe welcome non-residents in our bar and there's always something going on from live music and events to guest lectures and slideshows. Check out what's coming up next here

Take me to the bar!



Here's What's Hot

BCU STUDENT SAFETY SEMINAR 18-19 OCT

BCU Student Safety Seminar 18-19 OctTwo days of information packed workshops, all you need to know to get your uni club out paddling.

Tell me more


DUKE OF EDINBURGH'S AWARD SUBSIDISED COURSES

Duke of Edinburgh's Award Subsidised CoursesCheck out the latest subsidised courses for DofE volunteers

Tell me more


THE BIG CHRISTMAS WALK

The Big Christmas WalkAfter last years sell out success we've got another Big Christmas Walk planned for the 13-14 Dec.

Tell me more


SUBSIDISED WINTER TRAINING

Subsidised Winter TrainingA great opportunity to gain some winter training through the Jonathan Conville Memorial Trust

Tell me more


ACCOMMODATION FOR CLUBS AND GROUPS IN SNOWDONIA

Accommodation For Clubs and Groups In SnowdoniaClimbing Clubs, Cycling Clubs, Canoe Clubs DofE groups or even just a gang of mates? Our handy self catering accommodation units make an ideal base for your adventures.

Tell me more


THE BIG ACOUSTIC WALK 1-2 NOV 2014

The Big Acoustic Walk 1-2 Nov 2014Join us for another fabulous weekend of walking and live acoustic music.

Tell me more


FREE OUTDOOR TRAINING

Free Outdoor TrainingWe need people to act as 'mock students' for our qualification courses. Find out more here.

Tell me more


SUMMER TIME WHITE WATER?

Summer Time White Water?Check out these great summer time paddling venues in North Wales

Tell me more


TOP TIPS ON LOWERING OFF A BOLTED ROUTE

Top Tips on Lowering off a Bolted RouteBen Lawes gives you his top tips on how to get down from the top of a bolted route.

Tell me more


SAFETY TIPS FOR NOVICE CLIMBERS

Safety Tips For Novice ClimbersIn our Top Tips section Instructor Louise Thomas highlights some vital safety considerations for novice climbers

Tell me more


PLAS Y BRENIN CENTRE ASSISTANT SCHEME

Plas y Brenin Centre Assistant SchemeFind out what's its like to be a Plas y Brenin Centre Assistant.

Tell me more


HOW TO GET YOUR OPEN BOAT GOING

How to Get Your Open Boat GoingA few simple tips to help you get a canoe off the bloack neatly

Tell me more


READY TO FACE THE MONSTER?

Ready to face The Monster?The Monster, our flagship Road Cycling weekend makes an ideal training platform for a sportif or etape.

Tell me more


LOOK AFTER YOUR BOOTS

Look After Your BootsOur boots take a hammering so we asked the experts what we could do to look after them

Tell me more


OUTSTANDING FACILITIES

Outstanding FacilitiesWe make sure everything at the National Mountain Centre is maintained at the highest standard. Check out our facilities page here.

Tell me more


Up to 75% Funding For Outoor Training

Volunteer leaders can save up to 75% on training and assessment courses with our Future Leaders Fund. Ideal for Scout Leaders, Girlguiding volunteers, DofE leaders, youth workers and university club volunteers.

More Information


Snowdonia Expedition Assessment Service

Plas y Brenin administers the Expedition Assesment Service for Cadair Idris, Rhinogs, Snowdon, Glyderau, Carneddau, Moelwyns and the Berwyns on behalf of DofE Wales.

More Information



Weather Forecast, Tides and Surf Conditions

Find out what the weather's doing in North Wales over the next five days.

Show me the sunshine!



Review your holiday or course here

Review Your Course
Help us by reviewing your holiday or course here

Adventure Map