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Do you love the outdoors? Love providing amazing adventures for children through to adults? Then we want to hear from you.

Below is a list of the current vacancies that we currently have at West End Adventure. We sometimes take on freelance members of staff and also volunteers if you would like more information on freelancing or volunteering then please do get in touch.

We look forward to hearing from you.


Current Vacancies

Outdoor Instructor

Key Information


Location: Anniesland, Glasgow
Salary: Competitive
Closing Date: 7/2/2022



West End Adventure is a busy outdoor organisation based in the West End of Glasgow with access to some of Scotland’s most popular outdoor venues.  We are passionate about allowing people of all ages, from all walks of life the opportunity to access the outdoors in a fun and inspiring way, with a particular focus on developing our young participants.

West End Adventure’s many operating sites allow us the flexibility to deliver activities for all: school groups, holiday camps, families, after school groups, adult sessions and corporate groups. We offer a wide range of land and water-based activities including canoeing, kayaking, rock climbing, SUP, hill walking, archery, and bushcraft.

We are looking for hard working, inspirational and creative outdoor instructors to join our team for the 2022 season. Our small organisation is very busy and we pride ourselves on having a dedicated and highly motivated team of staff. In addition to NGB qualifications and relevant experience you will need a can do attitude, flexible mindset and, most importantly, be ready to have fun!


What Qualifications You’ll Need…
You will need as a minimum:

  • BC Paddlesport Leader Award; or equivalent previously recognised award (BC SUP Module required if previous award)
  • Experience with in house activities such as Bushcraft, Raft Building and Team Challenges
  • Full driving licence (preferably including D1 entitlement)
  • A valid Outdoor First Aid Certificate.

And plenty of experience working with young people and adults



  • Mountain Leader (Summer)
  • Rock Climbing Instructor
  • BC Sheltered Water Coach Canoe, Kayak or SUP
  • Archery Instructor

We are looking for the right applicant to fit our team. If you aren’t sure you fit the qualification criteria above but do fit our values please get in touch, we’d love to hear from you.


Please apply by sending your covering letter outlining why you’re the right applicant to join West End Adventure and a copy of CV to [email protected].