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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 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.




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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 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.



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