Instructors (a.k.a facilitators, course leader) are being considered the backbone of an Outward Bound programs because they directly influence the outcome of the training programs. It is therefore crucial to pick the right quality and aptitude of candidate to join as Instructor.

OBS prepares and trains their instructors through the Train The Trainers Program which takes Six (6) months to complete. It is the minimum requirement before they can be given the responsibility to lead a course.

Notes: We do NOT have Expatriates Instructor vacancy due to Work Permit and Immigration restrictions. However we accept visiting instructors on a volunteer basis for a minimum of two months attachment. If you are interested, please write to the Executive Director.


Applicant's pre-requisites

  • Minimum age of 21 years old

  • Physically healthy, non-smoking and have active sporting life

  • Academically attained a Diploma or higher in any field of studies.   

  • Interest in outdoor settings, the adventure challenge and love meeting people.

  • Any outdoor certifications e.g Bronze Medallion, First Aid, Green Certificate etc would be an advantage.  

You will be provided

  • FREE accommodation on sharing basis in the staff quarters inclusive of water and electricity bills
  • FREE food during course duty
  • FREE training and certification
  • FREE mentoring and coaching
  • FREE use of training equipment and facilities
  • FREE annual gear issue

If you have the attitude and aptitude to join as Instructor, send your personal vitae, details of experience and a passport photo to the Executive Director.

Locked Bag 181, 88996 Kota Kinabalu
Sabah, Malaysia
Tel: 088-750311, Mobile: 013-850 7220 (Whatsapp available)
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