Chris Leakey Freelance Outdoor Instructor & Social Care Worker
Summit of El Misti, Peru; The Fells, Lake District; Hard Knotts Pass, Lake District
- Cycling expedition from New Zealand to England
Date: 2009 - Present
Freelance Care Worker and Outdoor Instructor
Date: May 2008 - Aug 2009
Work with a variety of companies to provide outdoor and care services
Outward Bound Professional
Reflexion Care/New Reflexions
Date: 2007 March – May 2008
Residential Care Worker, working with young people that have learning and/or emotional and behavioural difficulties.
Thunderbolt Solutions Ltd
Date: 2006 December – February 2007
Residential Care Worker and Outdoor Instructor
Black Mountain Activities
Date: 2006 May - September
Kayaking, Canoeing, Raft Building, Archery, Land Carting, Gorge walking, Team Building/Problem Solving, High Level Ropes course, Climbing/Abseiling on centre tower, Orienteering. Driving mini buses with trailer.
Platty Plus Water Sports Centre
Date: 2003 July - September & 2004 June - July
Kayak/Water Sports Instructor
Millets, outdoor shop
Date: 2005-2006 November - April
Wanaka Connections - NZ
Date: 2005 - September
Part of a team employed to design and deliver an activity program for local children during the half term holidays.
Elmslie House, Retirement Village – NZ
Date: 2005: August – November
Breakfast cook and cleaner
Power Cookies - NZ
Date: 2005: May - October
Part time sales rep; establishing new customers in targeted towns and direct product promotion.
Baynes Orchard – NZ
Date: 2005: February-April
Apple Picker and orchard hand, use of tractor and fork lift truck.
Part Time whilst at University: Kitchen Porter, Pizza Chef and cleaner.
Café Society - Bar and Restaurant
Date: 2000-2001 August-January
Bar/Restaurant Work – Assistant Manager as of November
Albany Park Canoe and Sailing Centre
Date: 1999 Two weeks of summer season.
2000, 2001 and 2002: July-September.
Water Sports Instruction