Teen Ranch is now hiring for 2022! If you are interested in joining the Teen Ranch Team and want to know more about life as a full time team member - look here!

Teen Ranch is a non-denominational and not-for-profit organisation that strives to introduce individuals to Jesus Christ through affordable, educational, safe and enjoyable camping/outdoor recreational experiences. This is a unique opportunity to work in youth ministry in the great outdoors! Teen Ranch is a vibrant working environment that promotes inclusiveness and wider community collaboration with people from all walks of life. We predominately work with school groups, Year 3-12 during the school Term and week long camps for 10-17 Year olds in the school holidays. We also have a variety of weekend groups enjoy our program and facilities throughout the year. We are passionate about our role in the community and are seeking like minded motivated staff to join the Teen Ranch Team.

Teen Ranch is currently hiring individuals with Certificate III/IV qualifications in outdoor recreation or individuals interested in a Traineeship in Outdoor Recreation - working towards a Certificate III/IV in outdoor recreation.

About the Role:

At Teen Ranch, the outdoor recreation staff are responsible for the facilitation and management of a range of activities which are offered.  These include, but are not limited to, High Ropes, Climbing Tower/Abseiling, Canoeing, Archery, Giant Swing, Bush Skills, Challenge Course, Pool Games and Orienteering. 

All staff are required to regularly complete in-house training and a successful trainee will be working towards obtaining their external qualification of a Certificate III/IV in Outdoor Recreation/Leadership.

In addition to activity facilitation, staff are expected to engage in kitchen duties, programming duties, general maintenance and cleaning duties.

Teen Ranch is currently hiring individuals with horse experience and instructor qualifications (HSA, EA or equivalent qualification). 

About the Role:

Horse Staff are responsible for the day to day care/feeding of the horses, stable hand work and preparation/pack up of horse sessions as well as general maintenance/upkeep of equipment, riding arenas/spaces and paddocks.

They must have the ability to teach grooming, horse care and riding skills to varying ability levels (from beginner to more advanced riders).

Horse Staff must demonstrate a general horse knowledge/experience when working with clients and horses.

Additionally, kitchen duties, cleaning duties or other wider roles within the property may be assigned.    


Staff are expected to:
  • provide a safe, inclusive, and supportive environment for participants/clients.
  • professionally lead and instruct a range of activities within our Outdoor Education Program and /or Horse Program. The role includes activity preparation, facilitation and pack up (based upon relevant qualifications), equipment upkeep and maintenance.
  • demonstrate an ability and willingness to utilise and reflect Christian principles and values throughout the Outdoor Education Program
  • work in an inclusive and enthusiastic team environment, demonstrating initiative, adaptability and a willingness to learn.
  • possess a positive attitude  and work ethic with a desire to serve others.


  • A valid Working with Children Check ID number for paid  work (WWCC) 
  • HLTAID003 Provide first aid 
  • HLTAID001 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation 
  • National Police Check (at offer of employment stage)
  • Current Drivers' Licence Preferable

Available positions include both residential and non-residential roles.

Enquiries taken via email.

Please attach resume, employment reference, proof of qualifications and contact details.