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

OBS has a systematic hiring, training and coaching of Instructors. The instructors  are being considered a special breed of people because of their love to nature and its educational opportunity it provides. 

Notes: We do NOT have Expatriates Instructor vacancy at the moment because of Work Permits and Immigration restriction. However if you are interested to come on a visiting instructors on a volunteer basis, you can write to the Executive Director.



  • 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 will be an advantage.  


  • 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 overseas training and traveling expenses
  • FREE annual gear issue


  • EPF
  • Cost of Living Allowance
  • Insurance coverage
  • PSMB Training Levy
  • Train-The-Trainers Certificate

To apply, send your personal vitae, details of experience and a passport photo. 

Email to Executive Director at

 Locked Bag 181, 88996 Kota Kinabalu
 Sabah, Malaysia
 Tel: 60 88 750311 (2 lines); 60 88 919529     Fax: 60 88 750312