Work With Us

Join our team. Active Life is a great place to work and our staff are part of an interesting, fun and challenging industry with a real purpose behind it. We often have full time, part time or casual positions available for roles such as Lifeguards, Gym and Studio Instructors, Receptionists and Catering Assistants. We offer competitive rates of pay, a contributory pension, full training and membership benefits.


Volunteer Trustee

Head Office
Volunteer role

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Volunteer Trustee- Active Life- Kent

Active Life is recruiting suitably experienced volunteers to join our Board of Trustees to provide high level governance to the organisation and to support the executive team with our corporate strategic direction.

About Us

Active Life is a not for profit, registered charity. As the district‘s leading sports, fitness and leisure provider we’re dedicated to improving the fitness, wellbeing and health of everyone in the area. All income is invested back into operating the centres that we manage ensuring you enjoy some of the best possible facilities available. We have a board of voluntary trustees that oversee the provision of the service, supporting the professional management and administration team.

About you:

You will have an interest in what we do and will also bring with you any number of business skills and experience, including from other commercial and/or charity sectors. We are particularly keen to recruit volunteers with a proven track record in business or a relevant profession at a senior management level.  Also experience with an operational leisure organisation and/or financial background is of particular benefit, although not required.  Candidates with an understanding of audit and risk frameworks, business, financial and commercial acumen, and/or organisational development experience are strongly encouraged to apply.


As a Trustee you would be expected to be able to commit to attending quarterly board meetings in Kent, additional sub-committee meetings and other ad-hoc strategic meetings which are likely to be once to twice per year.

This is an unremunerated role, reasonable expenses from a UK base are covered.

To register your interest and to submit a CV and supporting statement please email

Duty Manager

Whitstable Swimming Pool

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Duty Manager – Active Life – Kent

Our Duty Managers are responsible for assisting the General Manager in the efficient and effective running of Whitstable Swimming Pool, with a key focus on customer satisfaction, managing staff & the facility’s programme, ensuring high standards of cleanliness and the health and safety of both staff and customers.

We are looking for a confident, positive and motivated individual with previous experience in a supervisory role, preferably within the Leisure Industry. You’ll also need to be calm under pressure, responsible and experienced in ensuring set procedures are followed and monitored.

Excellent communication skills are also essential, as you’ll be looking after customers and managing employees.

You must hold Lifeguarding, First Aid at Work and Pool Plant Operator qualifications. You’ll also need to be able to work the contracted hours over a variable working week including evenings and weekends. Availability for cover will also be a required

To register your interest and to submit a CV and supporting statement please email

If there isn’t a vacancy that suits you, but you think you’ve got the right experience, a positive attitude, and are keen to be part of an interesting, fun and challenging industry with a real purpose behind it, then we’d love to hear from you!

Email your CV and covering letter to