Positions available

Part Time instructor/disability support position

We are looking for a part time instructor to start on the 17th January 2022.

Starting at 2-3 days per week, with a very high likelihood of becoming full time during term 1.

We are looking for someone who is: flexible, adaptable, patient and friendly that will fit in with our small team and be a committed member of our organisation long term.

We are open to all experience levels to help ensure we find the right person for the position. Further training support can be given to someone from either an outdoor instructing or disability support background..

Ideally candidates will have:

  • A relevant qualification eg outdoor recreation, adventure therapy, disability support.
  • Some experience in instructing programmes or working with groups.
  • Have experience or demonstrate knowledge of working with people with intellectual disabilities. 
  • Outdoor leader awards or experience – bush and rock preferred
  • Experience in a variety of pursuits (rope, bush, water, ABL) 
  • Full NZ drivers licence – manual
  • First aid certificate 
  • Be flexible, adaptable, patient and friendly

This position will include:

  • Supporting other staff members in running the programmes and assist the students to individually get the most out of the programmes through:
    • student personal care
    • student behaviour management
    • one on one student support 
  • Work in conjunction with other staff members to keep students safe and empower them to make safe choices

Visit our facebook page to get a good idea of what we do and who with:


To apply or for more information:

Please contact or submit a cv and cover letter to:

Karla Roberts – Learn Active Managing Director


021 1398 156



Volunteer positions:

Learn Active is always happy to hear from people who are looking to volunteer with Learn Active. We do prioritise people who are able to make a weekly/ongoing commitment to become apart of a group and support our students and programmes on a longer term basis.

Our volunteer days are Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 4pm during term time. We do have shorter term commitments available during the school holidays.

Please inquire to: karla@learnactive.co.nz, 0211398156