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Jobs in the Ardeche at PGL Lou Valagran

Lou Valagran

Exclusive PGL site, on the banks of the River Cèze, with a private riverside beach and close to the famous Ardeche gorge. A playground for paddlers!

Lou Valagran is a privately owned riverside site exclusive to PGL with a beach that is the focal point for many activities that take place at the centre, and also a great location to relax by!

Guests enjoy a two day descent of the river Ardeche, with an overnight bivouac for a true taste of adventure in the Gorge, and a full variety of land-based activities.

Season: May to September
Guests: 150 aged 11 - 18 [Schools and Families]
Staff: 40

What jobs can I do here?

Assistant Chief Instructor
Assistant Chief Instructor at PGL

Helping the centre's Chief Instructor to oversee the activity provision, health and safety requirements and team of instructors. A great first step into management.

PGL Administrator

To ensure our centre offices run like clockwork. Opportunities in the UK and for French and Spanish-speakers at our overseas centres.

Activity Instructor
Activity Instructor Jobs at PGL

Share your love of the outdoors with our guests! We'll train you to deliver taster sessions in our core activities including high and low ropes, climbing and the infamous PGL challenge course.

Canoe Instructor
Canoe Instructor Jobs at PGL

Get paid for doing what you love - share your passion for paddling with our guests, leading taster sessions or river descents, in either Southern France or Spain. Fantastic UKCC training and qualification opportunities available. 

Bar Manager
Bar Manager at PGL

Look after our on-site bars for guests and staff. Initiative for increasing profits and previous retail experience is desired.

Chef Jobs at PGL

Providing first class nutritious meals for our guests and staff team is no easy task, especially when you realise at some centres this could involve the preparation and serving of more than 3,000 meals a day!

Chief Instructor
Chief instructor

As a Chief Instructor you will lead by example. You'll be an excellent team manager and have a passion for making sure that session and activities are delivered to the highest possible standard.

Centre Manager
Centre Manager Jobs at PGL

The Centre Manager takes responsibility for the day-to-day running of the centre. You will oversee the delivery of the PGL guest care brochure promise, in accordance with both company and legal operating standards.

Driver/General Assistant

We have roles for Drivers in the UK and also abroad on a seasonal basis - this includes general driving duties such as running errands, moving equipment and transporting staff.

General Assistant
General Assistant at PGL

Combining several different roles on a rota basis, General Assistants take responsibility for the presentation of the centre and the organisation, storage, issue and care of all PGL's activity equipment.

Catering Assistant
Catering Assistant Jobs at PGL

Help to prepare and serve meals for our guests. Fantastic training opportunities available - no previous experience is required! Many of our Head Chefs joined us in this role, progressing on our Apprenticeship programme.

Group Leader
Group Leader on the Beach

This is a challenging yet fun role which combines the delivery of our core activities along with the delivery of PGL's guest care programme. You'll need plenty of energy, enthusiasm and have a great sense of humour.

Head Chef (Overseas)
Jobs at PGL Head Chef (Overseas)

Take charge of the catering operation at our centres in France and Spain, heading up a team of Chefs and Catering Assistants and preparing meals for our guests. 

Maintenance Assistant
Maintenance Assistant Jobs at PGL

Keeping on top of things when there are hundreds of children passing through your centre week after week is certainly a challenge. You could be painting rooms, building fences, fixing leaky taps and changing plugs ... all in the same day!

Maintenance Manager
Maintenance Manager Job Vacancy at PGL

We're looking for suitably experienced maintenance specialists to oversee the facilities at our centres across the UK and France.