Outdoor Leadership Trainee

Website Hillcrest Christian College

Independent School

Hillcrest Christian College (VIC) has a well-developed Outdoor Education program. Each year a new trainee becomes an integral part of the team.

·       Full time role commencing in 2022 for one year

·       Role suits current Year 12 student or recent VCE graduate or

·       Work & gain a tertiary qualification at the same time in a field you enjoy

CREST Education comprises two independent, coeducational schools with over 2,000 students, an Equestrian Centre and an Environmental Reserve at Clyde North. Hillcrest Christian College, established in 1981, operates from Early Learning to VCE levels. Rivercrest Christian College is an authorised International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (PYP) World School and is a Middle Years Programme (MYP) candidate school, with modern facilities at Clyde North. It is a growing College, adding a new year level each year; our first Year 9 level will commence in 2022.

Hillcrest Christian College has an exciting new opportunity commencing in January 2022 – for an Outdoor Leadership Trainee. Due to the funding arrangements, people with tertiary qualifications need not apply for the traineeship. The one-year traineeship will be particularly valuable for people considering career pathways in the education, outdoor recreation or sport industries.

The successful candidate will be:

·       physically fit and enjoy practical learning

·       enthusiastic about camping and completing a Certificate III in Outdoor Leadership and training in first aid, bushwalking and kayaking

·       experienced in Christian youth ministry (would be an advantage)

·       holding a current drivers’ licence (would be an advantage)


  • Training wage and 12 weeks of holidays per year
  • Free gym on site
  • Potential career development

A National Training Wage and superannuation are paid and course costs will be covered upon successful completion of the training.

The proposed course is a Certificate III in Outdoor Leadership through Outer Eastern Training Institute. The employer is open to considering alternative relevant Certificate III or IV courses.

Applicants must be able to demonstrate a genuine commitment to the Christian ethos of CREST Education.

CREST Education is a child safe employer and is committed to the welfare of children and their protection. All potential employees and volunteers will be required to comply with the College’s Code of Conduct and Child Safe Policy. Applicants are required to provide a valid Working with Children Check (non-teachers) or VIT registration (teachers) and will be subject to background checking in accordance with this policy.

CREST Education complies with the Victorian Government’s COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination Directions and therefore the successful candidate must provide evidence of vaccination.

Applications close Monday 22nd November 2021 at 10:00am.

Candidates are required to complete the online application and supply a covering letter and CV.


Applications should be addressed to Mrs Joanne Ball, Human Resources Manager.

Alternatively, for further information, please call Mrs Nelly Mikhail on 9707 7330.


To apply for this job please visit careers.cresteducation.vic.edu.au.

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