Sport & Activity holiday
camps for children aged 5-16

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What to expect when working on the Activate NCS programme:

As an NCS staff member, you’ll work with 16 to 17 years old through a three week residential programme. The NCS programme is a national government funded programme and Activate run the programme for Bedfordshire, Leicestershire and Somerset schools.

NCS is broken up into four phases:

  • Phase 1 – A 5 day residential leading young people through activities such as kayaking, colour run,
  • team building and navigation challenges.
  • Phase 2- A 5 day residential leading young people through activities such as how to present yourself
  • to an employer, understanding how industries such as music, sport, media work and taking our
  • unique awards.
  • Phase 3 – A 5 day social action project aimed at having an impact in the local community.
  • Phase 4 – Graduation for the young people to receive their awards (September).

Before starting you’ll be required to complete a thorough online training platform to make sure all NCS staff are at the same level when first starting. You’ll be given a timetable of the first two phases of the programmes as well as a detailed curriculum prior to the programme, so you’re fully prepared on what activities to lead and when they’ll be happening. Phase 3 is where you’ll provide guidance and support to make sure the young people create a safe and practical social action project, that’ll help impact the local community.

We employ the following roles on our NCS programme –

  • Venue Manager
  • Programme Manager
  • Welfare Officer
  • Supervisor
  • Team Leader

To ask more questions, please email jobs@we-activate.co.uk

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Langauge School job description