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Activity Leader

Activity Leader

Posted 11 September by Center Parcs
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We’re a thriving team passionate about working together to deliver excellence, all in a natural forest environment.

Join the UK’s number one short break destination. We are proud to have more than 7,000 team members across five Center Parcs Villages and Head Office, working to create memorable experiences for families in beautiful forest locations.


With up to 200 indoor and outdoor activities available, Center Parcs is the perfect place for families to try something new together. The Leisure team plays a key role in ensuring families feel confident, safe and happy during their activity, whatever their age or ability.

There are many opportunities in the Leisure team, and our offering of activities continues to grow. From donning an eye patch in Pirate and Princess Adventure, to whizzing around a track in Quad Bike Safari or scaling the forest canopy in Aerial Adventure, our focus is on delivering a quality experience that guests will remember, whether it’s their first or fiftieth time.


  • Annual profit share/management bonus
  • Staff Reward Scheme
  • Free use of leisure facilities
  • Discounted Center Parcs breaks
  • 20% discount in restaurant and retail outlets


We are looking for a Children’s Activity Leader to join our dedicated team. This role provides a fun and rewarding opportunity to take an active role in helping our little guests to thoroughly enjoy the activities that we have to offer.

You will lead a variety of leisure activities, ensuring the highest standards are maintained to give the best possible experience to our guests. Whilst providing a high standard of childcare, you will also be responsible for providing a safe environment for all guests. With a wide range of children, family and adult activities available, you will be responsible for looking for opportunities to ensure the guests' requirements are always met and naturally seek out opportunities to exceed their expectations.

The ideal candidate will have a naturally outgoing and enthusiastic personality, with a passion for delivering excellent customer service.

Due to the sensitive nature of this role the successful applicant will be required to apply for disclosure with the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly CRB). This disclosure, together with other selection information, will need to be satisfactory to the Company for employment to commence.


Please note this is a weekend only contract.

You will be contracted to work 60 hours per 4 week period on a flexible basis. This means that your hours and days of work could vary each week, but you will always receive at least your contracted hours each period.

As our village is open 365 days of the year, your working hours may include working bank holidays and during Christmas and/or New Year on a rota basis.


Essential requirements:

  • Experience of working with children
  • Naturally outgoing and enthusiastic personality
  • To demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively and build rapport with both adults and children in groups of different sizes
  • Naturally cheerful

Desirable requirements:

  • Experience of working within the customer care industry
  • Previous activity leadership experience
  • Confidence to demonstrate new skills to a group of participants (children/adults)

Closing date: 25 September 2018 at 12 Noon

Interviews to be held: 5 October 2018

Please note this vacancy may close at any time once sufficient applications have been received. Early submission of your application is therefore encouraged.

Reference: 35820416

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