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Woodhouse Activity Centre is a leader in youth activity and maintains high brand recognition within family, corporate, social and education communities. 

We build group development, promote self-growth and create connections to nature through our shared love of the outdoors and experience-based activities. 

As a member of our diverse team, your ultimate goal is to create exceptional, memorable experiences for all ages through fun and challenging outdoor activities and our unique accommodation - and now, journey-based outdoor education, with the introduction of Roonka Water Activity Centre added into the Scouts SA Commercial Campsites portfolio.

Quality outdoor experiences and activities have never been more popular or important. Higher density living, a reliance on technology and screens and busier lifestyle schedule have placed an importance on being active and connected to nature like never before.

With the full support of Scouts SA, an organisation made up of over 250 employees, the following job opportunities present a fulfilling career for candidates with a passion for the outdoors and creating memories for life:

Woodhouse Activity Centre is a leader in group accommodation, school camps and outdoor learning, as well as youth and family activity.

 A Woodhouse Activity Facilitator works amongst this varied range of offerings in a vibrant team, supervising and leading activity programs, with a primary focus of keeping participants safe and engaged.    

  • Your office is 54 hectares of undulating countryside in the stunning Adelaide Hills.
  • Your goal is to lead, inspire, nurture and engage clients of all ages.
  • Your team is a like-minded bunch of energetic outdoor enthusiasts.

Sound good? 

The successful candidate will be energetic and have a friendly and welcoming nature, be a keen multi-tasker and will realise success through extraordinary customer service values, exceptional communication skills, an eager attitude to succeed and a strong passion for the property and products.

Proudly owned and operated by Scouts SA for over 60 years, the stunning 54 hectare property continues to see a renewed relevance amongst the greater South Australian public and offers an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to be part of its growth and development.

While there is currently a greater need for staff available to work weekends (hosting birthday parties and running the Tube Slides) and in school holidays (day camp facilitation), weekday work may also available to deliver school camp packages, day excursions and corporate team building activities. 


Job location:

The position will be predominantly based at Woodhouse Activity Centre, Spring Gully Road, Piccadilly, with opportunity arising to be part of the team at Roonka Water Activity Centre in Blanchetown. 

How to apply:

Please address applications to Djamilla Catalano, including CV and cover letter highlighting your experiences, skills, capabilities and reasons for applying for the role to careers@woodhouse.org.au

Woodhouse aims to transform and change the outdoor offerings provided in South Australia and capture the groundswell from communities to be more connected with nature. We create exceptional, memorable experiences through fun and challenging outdoor activities, enhanced by unique accommodation options to suit all ages.

The Business Development Manager is responsible for managing brand awareness in order to cultivate revenue in new and established business through channels of development and marketing across our varied target markets including family, corporate, bespoke wedding and school groups.

Leveraging and building upon the growth of Woodhouse Activity Centre, the BDM will lead through an exciting period of change as the campsite expands its tourism and education markets, taking on a second commercial campsite set on the tranquil banks for the River Murray near Blanchetown.

In this role, you will:

  • Work within a small and dynamic team to drive success and awareness of the sites.
  • Be responsible for the creative content development, design and delivery of promotional materials, websites, advertisements, social media and other marketing-related projects
  • Have an in-depth knowledge of business products and value proposition
  • Identify new business opportunities, and foster existing relationships across the network of commercial campsites to drive business
  • Evaluate current sales performance and identify ways our organization can expand and grow.
  • Effectively communicate with clients of all backgrounds and educational levels, across a vast array of channels of target markets

Our ideal team member will:

  • Be able to demonstrate a strategic marketing approach as a communication specialist and an engaging collaborator
  • Be sales focussed and show a drive for business and project development
  • Possess a passionate tourism industry based skill set

 


Job location:

The position will be predominantly based at Woodhouse Activity Centre, Spring Gully Road, Piccadilly, with time also spent at Roonka Water Activity Centre in Blanchetown as required. 

Further information:

Please take the opportunity to review the Position Description. It will provide background, insight and speaks to the benefits of working with us. It will help you understand the position and our business, should you be selected for an interview.

How to apply:

Please address applications to Emily Cordell, including CV and cover letter highlighting your experiences, skills, capabilities and reasons for applying for the role to careers@woodhouse.org.au.

 

The Maintenance and Service Officer will be responsible for the exemplary presentation of Woodhouse coupled with the general upkeep of the site’s facilities and plant equipment.

The role will be focused on providing a safe and secure experience for all visitors through a high level of maintenance and grounds keeping expertise.

A customer focused outlook is key to the position’s success, delivering a beautifully presented site combined with a strong focus of WHS practices and principals making for the best experience for all who visit Woodhouse.

Why you want this job: 

  • Your office will be 54 hectares of undulating countryside in the stunning Adelaide Hills
  • Your goal is to provide the best possible guest experience by enhancing the visual presentation of the grounds and facilities
  • Your team mates are an eclectic bunch of experts in their fields and outdoor enthusiasts, all working towards a common goal: To be the leader in unique accommodation and adventure learning.

What your day involves:

  • Ensuring all guest requirements and urgent works are met immediately, while attending to daily works list and preventative maintenance.
  • Assessing and acting upon general maintenance and cleanliness of the site, including; rubbish removal, litter, building cleanliness, windows, toilets, kitchens etc.
  • Overseeing volunteer workforce and, where required, providing assistance and professional support.
  • Ensuring presentation of the site facilities and grounds meets the high expectations of the visitors and organisation, keeping visitor presentation and aesthetics in mind at all times

Our ideal team member will demonstrate: 

  • An energetic and friendly and welcoming nature
  • Organisational skills and the ability to multi-task
  • Extraordinary customer service values and impeccable attention to detail
  • The physical ability to use heavy equipment
  • In-depth understanding of grounds and vegetation maintenance.
  • The ability to work as part of a team and on your own initiative.
  • Understanding of WHS expectations associated with large scale site management and visitor management

 


Job location:

The position will be based at Woodhouse Activity Centre, Spring Gully Road, Piccadilly. 

Further information:
Please take the opportunity to review the Position Description. It will provide background, insight and speaks to the benefits of working with us. It will help you understand the position and our business, should you be selected for an interview.
 
How to apply:
Please address applications to Simon Frederick, including CV and cover letter highlighting your experiences, skills, capabilities and reasons for applying for the role to careers@woodhouse.org.au.


New positions are also currently available at Scouts SA Head Office - click through to see them!


 


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