OBS Instructor

Outward Bound Singapore - National Youth Council Date Posted: 25-Sep-2017

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Job Nature:
Contract
Position Level:
Entry Level
Qualification:
Diploma

Job Description

Have a passion for the outdoors? Always wanted to create a positive change to the lives of our young people?

Outward Bound Singapore (OBS) offers a fulfilling and rewarding career where you’ll get to


  • Inspire and educate youths to have compassion for others
  • Facilitate, guide and mentor youths to step out of their comfort zone; and
  • Develop rugged and resilient youths for the future.


As our operations continue to grow, we are looking for suitable candidates to join our family as OBS Instructors. Selected candidates will undergo a 6-month Instructor training and be equipped with the necessary hard and soft skills to conduct an OBS programme.


Pre-requisites


  • Have a passion for active sports or outdoor adventure
  • Enjoy working with young people
  • Minimum Diploma holder with good communications skills in English (spoken and written)
  • Able to swim continuously for at least 400m without any buoyancy aid. This is necessary as you will conduct various water-based activities such as kayaking, rafting and sailing.
  • Physically and medically fit. The job requires you to bring groups out on expeditions which involve trekking and/or paddling for long distances. You will be responsible for the participants' well-being when they are under your care.
  • A Singapore Citizen or Singapore Permanent Resident


Salary


  • Diploma holder – Starting from $2,700 for candidates with no experience
  • Degree holder – Starting from $3,100 for candidates with no experience


Leave Benefits


Enjoy a wide range of leave benefits including vacation, medical, study, marriage, maternity/paternity, childcare, and parent-care leave.


Medical Benefits


As a public officer on the Medisave-cum-Subsidised Outpatient (MSO) medical benefits scheme, you'll receive an additional 2% of your gross monthly salary into your Central Provident Fund Medisave Account.


You'll also receive a subsidy of up to $500 per calendar year for your medical expenses.


Dental Benefits


You'll be reimbursed 85% of your dental expenses per visit, up to a maximum of $120 per year.


About OBS


OBS, a division of the National Youth Council (NYC) autonomous agency, is part of a world-wide adventure-based training network in more than 30 countries. OBS is one of the leaders in adventure education programmes in the region.


Over the past 40 years, more than 200,000 individuals have been changed for life by an Outward Bound experience.






Have a passion for the outdoors? Always wanted to create a positive change to the lives of our young people?

Outward Bound Singapore (OBS) offers a fulfilling and rewarding career where you’ll get to


  • Inspire and educate youths to have compassion for others
  • Facilitate, guide and mentor youths to step out of their comfort zone; and
  • Develop rugged and resilient youths for the future.


As our operations continue to grow, we are looking for suitable candidates to join our family as OBS Instructors. Selected candidates will undergo a 6-month Instructor training and be equipped with the necessary hard and soft skills to conduct an OBS programme.


Pre-requisites


  • Have a passion for active sports or outdoor adventure
  • Enjoy working with young people
  • Minimum Diploma holder with good communications skills in English (spoken and written)
  • Able to swim continuously for at least 400m without any buoyancy aid. This is necessary as you will conduct various water-based activities such as kayaking, rafting and sailing.
  • Physically and medically fit. The job requires you to bring groups out on expeditions which involve trekking and/or paddling for long distances. You will be responsible for the participants' well-being when they are under your care.
  • A Singapore Citizen or Singapore Permanent Resident


Salary


  • Diploma holder – Starting from $2,700 for candidates with no experience
  • Degree holder – Starting from $3,100 for candidates with no experience


Leave Benefits


Enjoy a wide range of leave benefits including vacation, medical, study, marriage, maternity/paternity, childcare, and parent-care leave.


Medical Benefits


As a public officer on the Medisave-cum-Subsidised Outpatient (MSO) medical benefits scheme, you'll receive an additional 2% of your gross monthly salary into your Central Provident Fund Medisave Account.


You'll also receive a subsidy of up to $500 per calendar year for your medical expenses.


Dental Benefits


You'll be reimbursed 85% of your dental expenses per visit, up to a maximum of $120 per year.


About OBS


OBS, a division of the National Youth Council (NYC) autonomous agency, is part of a world-wide adventure-based training network in more than 30 countries. OBS is one of the leaders in adventure education programmes in the region.


Over the past 40 years, more than 200,000 individuals have been changed for life by an Outward Bound experience.






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Outward Bound Singapore - National Youth Council