CFAVs needed for 2018 Canadian cadet exchange programme

Posted on October 02, 2017

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The Army Cadet Force Association is looking for Cadet Force Adult Volunteers (ACF or CCF) to escort UK cadets to Canada and Canadian cadets in the UK during the summer 2018 Exercise Maple Leaf exchange programme. The exchange takes place from early July to mid-August (exact dates to be confirmed).

UK Cadets visiting Canada

There are three Senior Escort Officer and three Escort Officer posts available for the outbound exchange. This is an exciting opportunity to escort UK cadets on a six-week course in Canada. On the courses you will take part in a range of activities that may include: canoeing, kayaking, climbing, mountain biking, horse riding, glacier climbing, shooting, wild camping and trekking.

These roles are offered as either a single six week post or as two three week posts. Please state your availability when submitting your application.

Canadian Cadets in the UK

There are two Escort Officer posts available for the inbound exchange. In these roles you will be accompanying the Canadian cadets across a four phase exchange programme, including a camp phase, a cultural phase, an AT phase and a battlefield study.

These roles are offered as either a single six week post or as two three week posts. Please state your availability when submitting your application.

In addition to accompanying cadets on the exchange programmes all successful applicants will be required to attend a briefing day.

UK based Escort Officers will additionally conduct a recce of the battlefield study locations at a date to be agreed in the spring.

Full role descriptions and application form can be found here:

ACFA UK Escort Officer - job description

Outbound Escort Officer - job description 

Outbound Senior Escort Officer - job description 

Application form

Please submit all applications by Sunday 7 January 2018. You should indicate which posts you are applying for and when you are available on the front of the application form. All applications must be emailed to HR@armycadets.com 

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Case Study:

Canadian Exchange 2017