Why join the team at Out Doors Inc. (Out Doors)?

As a leading provider of outdoor adventure services in the community, our team is made up of paid employees, mentors and students, all dedicated to working together in an organisation that is striving to improve peoples’ mental health.

How do we do this? By putting people and their mental health first.

Benefits of working at Out Doors include:

Professional Development

All staff have access to professional development leave for off-site study.

Flexible Working

Work from a mixture of the office and home, taking time to live life where you need it. Plus, five weeks annual leave each year.

Equal Opportunity

We are committed to creating a culture that is welcoming and equitable for all.

Make a Difference

Help make a difference in the lives of those struggling with the challenges of mental health.

Current Openings

Do you enjoy being outdoors and are you looking for your next challenge?

Out Doors Inc. (Out Doors) wants to hear from you!

We are a not-for-profit organisation that delivers outdoor adventure and recreation programs Victoria-wide for people at risk or living with a mental health issue. We believe that people learn best by ‘doing’ and focus on every participant’s ability rather than illness or disability.

The Role

We are currently looking for qualified and experienced Outdoor Program Workers to join our team on a sessional (casual) basis to work directly with individuals and groups at risk or experiencing a mental health issue in the provision of activity-based adventure programs.

All of Out Doors’ programs are led by 2-3 program staff and include no more than 12 participants, with trips ranging from 1-5 days.
As a Sessional Program Worker, you would be there in a supporting role to the Program Coordinator who leads and manages the program.

Important Details

Pay rate of between $250-$336 per day, plus allowances depending on experience and program type, day trip, single overnight trip, multiple overnight trip etc.

Applicants must:

  1. Have a tertiary level qualification in Outdoor Education or Recreation;
  2. Have a passion for working with people in the outdoors;
  3. Have a desire for helping people be the best they can be;
  4. Have practical experience and instructor qualifications in at least two of the following activities: canoeing, white water rafting, bushwalking, surfing, caving, mountain bike riding, rock climbing/abseiling or cross country skiing;
  5. Be qualified in Wilderness First Aid, or equivalent; and
  6. Hold a valid Australian Driver’s license.


Written applications (resume and a cover letter) must address the key selection criteria as outlined in the Sessional Worker Position Description (see below) and provide a minimum of 2 referees. Please email your application to careers@outdoorsinc.org.au.

Note: all successful applicants must undergo a police and working with children check


You can view the Position Description here.

From time to time, we have Work Experience opportunities available for students from Secondary Schools and Higher Education. These opportunities are in a range of areas including fundraising, partnerships, health promotion, program management, marketing and communications, research and evaluation and finance.

You will be required to provide Working with Children Checks and/or Police Checks for some roles.

If you’d like to enquire about Work Experience at Out Doors, please Contact Us.