Our Road to Adventure

We have been providing amazing outdoor experiences for over 15 years. Orginially we operated a marine lesuire facility in Kinsale, we now offer over 20 different outdoor activities from two amazing locations in Mallow & Coachford Co.Cork. And now, we are on a mission to inspire people to get everyone active outdoors! We are aiming to do this through Accesibility (Multiple Locations) Affordability (Adventure Pass and Inclusive events) & Education (showing you where to take your next adventure and providing you with the skills to do so.)

Our team offer all instructor led activities on a challenge by choice basis. In a nut shell, you go as far, high or intense as you want to go. Don't worry though, our team are experts at providing that extra bit of motivation when needed. We are the steeping stone for people to start their healthy and active outdoor lifestyles.

Our Core values are at the heart of everything we do. They guide the team each day to ensure they provide the best experience possible. They are there to remind us the importance of what we are doing and who we are doing it for. Modern life can be hectic but one thing that will stay constant, is the clear benefits of living a healthy outdoor lifestyle. Adventure is so important for all our development. 

Our mission is to inspire everyone to get active outdoors. We want to inspire an outdoor generation. 

 

 

Welcome to Ballyhass! We are a team of passionate individuals dedicated to delivering the best possible outdoor experience for our customers. From the moment you arrive at one of our locations or use one of our products, we strive to make sure you have a memorable and enjoyable time. Book an Expereince for you, your friends, your family or group and join us in create an Outdoor Generation of people in Ireland

Core Values

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    Deliver the Best Possible Outdoor Experience

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    Committed to Safety Through Learning

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    Personality, Passion & Fun

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    Maximum Participation

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    Adapt Adjust & Accommodate

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    Engaging Communities

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    Champion of Outdoors

Our Team

We are Team Ballyhass! We would not be able to achieve what we have achieved over the years without the hard work and dedication from our entire Team. Right from the moment you visit Ballyhass you will see what we mean by teamwork and how it can deliver the best possible outdoor experience.

Meet the Team

Current Vacancies

Work with us and Inspire an Outdoor Generation

YOUR ADVENTURE STARTS HERE.

We are seeking an Adventure Centre Supervisor for the 2023 season to join our team at our Ballyhass Coachford Location to oversee the day to day running of the activity centre. The successful candidate will be self-motivated, enthusiastic and committed to providing customer service with attention to detail. Previous experience in a supervisory role preferable but not essential.

  • Competitive rates of pay 
  • Optional accommodation within driving distance
  • Role commences in March 2023
  • A job that offers outdoor adventure, friendship, fantastic earning potential and real career development.


RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide a fast, friendly, and efficient level of customer service
  • Training and supervising a team of staff
  • Handling booking enquiries
  • Ensuring compliance with safety regulations
  • Instructing groups in specialist areas
  • Liaising with group leaders, social workers and teachers
  • Dealing with queries, complaints, accidents and emergencies
  • Promoting and marketing the business
  • Maintaining customer service standards

 

IS THIS YOU?

  • A professional and polite manner is essential.
  • Experience in a previous supervisory role overseeing a team of staff
  • Outdoor adventure expierence with relevant qualifications 
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Flexible, with the ability to work on own initiative
  • Ability to take direction and driven to achieve results 

 

THE PERKS

  • Fantastic training and development opportunities available to all staff 
  • Flexible working hours (holidays, sports events/training and exams all accommodated)
  • Discounted staff uniform (Hoodie & Jacket. Top Branded Mystic Gear)
  • Accommodation available at very affordable rates
  • Organised staff events to attend every week. Paintballing, Wakeboarding, Rock Climbing, Bowling, etc

Ballyhass is renowned for its investment in people. We support our staff in achieving their goals with guidance and a personal development plan. We encourage all of our staff to keep progressing and provide regular opportunities for them to develop in areas they are passionate about. Along with this, we schedule regular courses for our staff to obtain internationally recognised qualifications allowing them to build on their portfolio and advance their careers in the outdoors

 

OUR COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY

At Ballyhass Adventure Group, we believe that the great outdoors is for everyone. We are committed to building a team that reflects the diversity of the communities we serve and fostering a culture of inclusivity where all employees feel valued and supported. We recognize that people from different backgrounds bring unique perspectives and experiences that enrich our work and enhance our ability to connect with a diverse range of customers and stakeholders. We are committed to promoting accessibility and inclusivity in the outdoors. We believe that everyone should have the opportunity to experience the beauty and benefits of nature, regardless of their physical abilities or other personal characteristics as layout in our core values. 

We welcome and encourage applicants from all backgrounds to apply for this position and join us in our efforts to create a more inclusive and welcoming outdoor generation for all."

We are currently on a journey to gain B Corps Certification. A diverse team will be crucial to building a company that can complete this process and make our business a force for good across, people, communities & the planet. We are excited to meet you and welcome you to our team. We know you will impact our B Corps journey

Please review our Code of Ethics Prior to any interview

Ballyhass Code of Ethics

 

If you're interested in applying for this position, please click below and fill out the attached form

Apply Now

Work with us and Inspire an Outdoor Generation

YOUR ADVENTURE STARTS HERE.

  • Competitive rates of pay 
  • Optional onsite accommodation package
  • Advanced Roles available for Qualified Instructors
  • Trainee roles available with full training provided 
  • Roles commence in April 2023
  • A job that offers outdoor adventure, friendship, fantastic earning potential and real career development.

In this unique role as an Activity Instructor with Ballyhass Adventure Group, you’ll be responsible for delivering fantastic outdoor experiences to a range of groups including primary school children, secondary school teenagers, sports teams, corporate groups and loads more. No two days working at our adventure acitivity centre are ever the same. We have a massive range of activities across two locations. In the morning you could be taking kids of the water to introduce them to Kayaking and Stand up Paddleboard and in the afternoon you might be helping them conquer their fears on our Leap of Faith climbing tower.

Ballyhass is renowned for its investment in people. We support our staff in achieving their goals with guidance and a personal development plan. We encourage all of our staff to keep progressing and provide regular oppertunities for them to develop in areas they are passionate about. Along with this, we schedule regular courses for our staff to obtain internationally recognised qualifications allowing them to build on their porfollio and advance their careers in the outdoors

IS THIS YOU?

  • Confident, engaging and fun person who can engage with people of all ages and backgrounds
  • Passionate about the outdoors and wants to share that passion with others
  • Caring and empathetic towards others 
  • Enjoys working with young people 

THE PERKS

  • Competitive rates of pay for industry experienced/qualified applicants 
  • Fantastic training and development opportunities available to all staff
  • Substantial pay increases as you develop and progress within the company 
  • Flexible working hours (Sun holidays, sports events/training and exams all accommodated)
  • Discounted staff uniform (Hoodie & Jacket. Top Branded Mystic Gear)
  • Onsite Accommodation available at very affordable rates
  • Organised staff events to attend every week. Paintballing, Wakeboarding, Rock Climbing, Bowling, etc

 

OUR COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY

At Ballyhass Adventure Group, we believe that the great outdoors is for everyone. We are committed to building a team that reflects the diversity of the communities we serve and fostering a culture of inclusivity where all employees feel valued and supported. We recognize that people from different backgrounds bring unique perspectives and experiences that enrich our work and enhance our ability to connect with a diverse range of customers and stakeholders. We are committed to promoting accessibility and inclusivity in the outdoors. We believe that everyone should have the opportunity to experience the beauty and benefits of nature, regardless of their physical abilities or other personal characteristics as layout in our core values. 

We welcome and encourage applicants from all backgrounds to apply for this position and join us in our efforts to create a more inclusive and welcoming outdoor generation for all."

We are currently on a journey to gain B Corps Certification. A diverse team will be crucial to building a company that can complete this process and make our business a force for good across, people, communities & the planet. We are excited to meet you and welcome you to our team. We know you will impact our B Corps journey

Please review our Code of Ethics Prior to any interview

 

Ballyhass Code of Ethics

 

Apply Now

Work with us and Inspire an Outdoor Generation

YOUR ADVENTURE STARTS HERE.
  • Excellent rates of pay 
  • No experience neccessary, full training provided
  • Roles commence in Summer 2023
  • A job that offers outdoor adventure, friendship, fantastic earning potential and real career development.

In this unique role as an Activity Instructor with Ballyhass Adventure Group, you’ll be responsible for delivering fantastic outdoor experiences to a range of groups including primary school children, secodary school teenagers, sports teams, corporate groups and loads more. No two days working at our adventure acitivity centre are ever the same. We have a massive range of activities across two locations. In the morning you could be taking kids of the water to introduce them to Kayaking and Stand up Paddleboard and in the afternoon you might be helping them conquer their fears on our Leap of Faith climbing tower.

Ballyhass is renowned for its investment in people. We support our staff in achieving their goals with guidance and a personal development plan. We encourage all of our staff to keep progressig and provide load of oppertunities for them to develop in areas they are passionate about. Along with this, we schedule regular courses for our staff to obtain internationally recognised qualifications allowing them to build on their porfollio and advence their careers in the outdoors

IS THIS YOU?

  • Confident, engaging and fun person who can engage with people of all ages and backrounds
  • Passionate about the outdoors and wants to share that passion with others
  • Caring and empathetic towards others 
  • Enjoys working with young people 

THE PERKS

  • Fantastic training and development oppertunities available to all staff
  • Substantial pay increases as you develop and progress within the company 
  • Flexible working hours (Sun holidays, sports events/training and exams all accommodated)
  • Discounted staff uniform (Hoodie & Jacket. Top Branded Mystic Gear)
  • Organised staff events to attend every week. Paintballing, Wakeboarding, Rock Climbing, Bowling, etc

OUR COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY

At Ballyhass Adventure Group, we believe that the great outdoors is for everyone. We are committed to building a team that reflects the diversity of the communities we serve and fostering a culture of inclusivity where all employees feel valued and supported. We recognize that people from different backgrounds bring unique perspectives and experiences that enrich our work and enhance our ability to connect with a diverse range of customers and stakeholders. We are committed to promoting accessibility and inclusivity in the outdoors. We believe that everyone should have the opportunity to experience the beauty and benefits of nature, regardless of their physical abilities or other personal characteristics as layout in our core values. 

We welcome and encourage applicants from all backgrounds to apply for this position and join us in our efforts to create a more inclusive and welcoming outdoor generation for all."

We are currently on a journey to gain B Corps Certification. A diverse team will be crucial to building a company that can complete this process and make our business a force for good across, people, communities & the planet. We are excited to meet you and welcome you to our team. We know you will impact our B Corps journey

Click below to fill out an application.

Apply Now

Work with us and Inspire an Outdoor Generation

YOUR ADVENTURE STARTS HERE.

We are seeking a Hospitality Supervisor for the 2023 season to join our team at our Ballyhass Mallow Location to oversee the day to day running of the Cafe and onsite Eco Pod Accommodations
The successful candidate will be self-motivated, enthusiastic and committed to providing customer service with attention to detail. Previous experience in a supervisory role preferable but not essential.

  • Excellent rates of pay 
  • Optional onsite accommodation package
  • Role commence in April 2023
  • A job that offers outdoor adventure, friendship, fantastic earning potential and real career development.


RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide a fast, friendly, and efficient level of customer service.
  • Be aware of the weeks occupancy and special requirments and to liase with the reception frequently in order to keep updated with any changes that may arrise
  • Liasing with guests and ensuring they can book into activties in the activity centre seemlessly
  • Scheduling and oversee daytime and evening entertainment for guests at the accommodation 
  • Supervision of Cafe staff and control of stock
  • Supervision of cleaning and servicing of pods and public areas including Cafe, toilets, common cooking area and seating areas.
  • Follow targets set by senior management and contribute by making suggestions to improve customer experience 
  • Adhere to specifications, standards, and procedures while at work
  • Overseeing all accomodation stays, delegating tasks where needed, and reporting back to management. 

IS THIS YOU?

  • A professional and polite manner is essential.
  • Previous experience in a similar environment, preferably in hospitality/cafe environment.
  • Knowledge and experience on HACCP and Food Safety (not essential but advantage).
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Flexible with the ability to work on own initiative as well as working as part of the team.

THE PERKS

  • Fantastic training and development opportunities available to all staff 
  • Flexible working hours (Sun holidays, sports events/training and exams all accommodated)
  • Discounted staff uniform (Hoodie & Jacket. Top Branded Mystic Gear)
  • Onsite Accommodation available at very affordable rates
  • Organised staff events to attend every week. Paintballing, Wakeboarding, Rock Climbing, Bowling, etc

Ballyhass is renowned for its investment in people. We support our staff in achieving their goals with guidance and a personal development plan. We encourage all of our staff to keep progressing and provide loads of opportunities for them to delevop in areas they are passionate about. Along with this, we schedule regular courses for our staff to obtain internationally recognised qualifications allowing them to build on their porfollio and advance their careers in the outdoors.

OUR COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY

At Ballyhass Adventure Group, we believe that the great outdoors is for everyone. We are committed to building a team that reflects the diversity of the communities we serve and fostering a culture of inclusivity where all employees feel valued and supported. We recognize that people from different backgrounds bring unique perspectives and experiences that enrich our work and enhance our ability to connect with a diverse range of customers and stakeholders. We are committed to promoting accessibility and inclusivity in the outdoors. We believe that everyone should have the opportunity to experience the beauty and benefits of nature, regardless of their physical abilities or other personal characteristics as layout in our core values. 

We welcome and encourage applicants from all backgrounds to apply for this position and join us in our efforts to create a more inclusive and welcoming outdoor generation for all."

We are currently on a journey to gain B Corps Certification. A diverse team will be crucial to building a company that can complete this process and make our business a force for good across, people, communities & the planet. We are excited to meet you and welcome you to our team. We know you will impact our B Corps journey

 

Please review our code of Ethics prior to any interview; 

 

Ballyhass Code of Ethics

 

If you're interested in applying for this position, please click below and fill out the attached form:

Apply Now

Our Team

At Ballyhass, we believe that our code of ethics is not just a set of rules or guidelines, but rather a reflection of our values and the way we conduct ourselves in all aspects of our business. It is important for all stakeholders, including our clients, employees, contractors, and partners, to understand and uphold these values in order to maintain the trust and respect of our community. By reading and understanding our code of ethics, you will gain insight into who we are as a company and what we stand for. We hope that our code of ethics will serve as a source of inspiration and guidance, and we encourage all stakeholders to adhere to its principles in order to create a positive and respectful environment for all. Download the full document in our download section below

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"Our Mission: To inspire everyone to be active outdoors. The Ballyhass Outdoor project aims to achieve this through various initiatives:"

The Ballyhass Outdoor Project is everything extra we are attempting to do in order to inspire everyone to get active outdoors. It is closely linked to our core values and something we are very passionate about. The project is revsited each year in order to see what we achieved and what we can do going forward. Some of the programs invloved incude; 

 

  • Ballyhass Outdoor Scholarship 
  • Monthly Inclusive Sponsored Group Days Out 
  • Women in Adventure 
  • Learn to Outdoor Adventure Courses 
  • Free intro to the Outdoor Events (included with our Adventure Passses)
  • Free use of our site for events and applicable outside organisations
  • Poster awerness campagins 
  • Get Outdoors seminars 
  • Outdoor Adventure Consulting 

 

Wakeboarding | Kayaking | Adventure Instructor Scholarships 

 

Status: Over 100 Scholars graduated through 16 week scholrship courses since 2016. 

Projected Timeline: Paused due to COVID, but due to return Septmember 2022 subject to government health guidelines. 

The scholarship program is an initative to get local students in Munster, introduced to outdoor sports and adventure in a 16 week course that is absoultely free for participants. With over 100 graduates off the scholarship already this has been a huge success for the participants with some either now working in the industry or presuing the outdoors for their education. 

 

Applications for the 2022 scholarship will open in August 2022 and all apllicants will need to apply online. Details will follow here and through our social channels. 

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