Qualify as a CSIA Level 1 ski instructor in Whistler Blackcomb and then join the ski school as a qualified instructor teaching children how to ski for the rest of the season. Accommodation is provided, along with the job, for the whole season. This programme combines everything – a qualification, paid job and the opportunity to be out on the mountain for EVERYDAY of the season!
Work abroad and enhance your CV with a different perspective on your gap year or career break. Showing future employers that you have not only lived overseas but also held down a paid job will really help your future career prospects! Most of our paid work programmes run for 3-6 months. Some people even choose to work abroad for a year. Plus, working overseas and earning money means you can fund further travel at the same time.
From summer working abroad to paid ski seasons, read below for all of the options we have available.
If you are stuck for gap year ideas and the thought of volunteering is not for you, a paid work programme overseas could be just what you are looking for.
Experience the buzz of working in the heart of a busy snow school as a member of support staff for Whistler Kids. Depending on your experience, we have a variety of roles available. Choose from being a kitchen assistant, preparing meals for the students and instructors; work as a den master, or as an Outdoor Ranger supervising the outdoor play facilities.
Earn money working in a hotel in the resort town of Banff. The jobs are full-time hospitality roles. Expect an entry level position, such as housekeeping. There are certainly worse places to do this job, on a tough day at work, you can look out of the window and see the awesome Rocky Mountains. On your days off, you can be hitting the slopes on your skis or snowboard!
Train to become a ski or snowboard instructor in Romania’s largest ski resort, Poiana Brasov. Work for a prestigious ski and snowboard school, teaching children and adults alike to love winter sports as much as you do. This is a unique way to have an unforgettable ski season, all whilst gaining a qualification and immersing yourself in life in this amazing country. Noroc!
Gain a TEFL and teach English in Thailand. Earn a qualification on the tropical island of Phuket that prepares you for a well paid teaching job for 4-6 months.
If you want to spend time in the ‘Land of Smiles’, surrounded by beautiful beaches, why not earn a TEFL and teach English in Thailand? This 4 week TEFL course is designed to enable you to find a well paid teaching job. The course is delivered by an experienced TEFL teacher (and a native English speaker). With his extensive knowledge and enthusiasm, it is hard not to feel passionate about the teaching profession.
Head to beautiful New Zealand and take part in an orientation week with other like minded travellers! Let our team support and guide you in finding a paid job through access to our online database of exclusive jobs.
Experience outback Australia and get paid doing it! Take part in a one week training programme involving horse riding, cattle work , motor biking riding and tractor driving. Hit the ground running with all your paperwork set up and start your working holiday visa with a guaranteed paid job.
Live and work in one of the world’s most iconic cities! Following a fantastic orientation week enjoying the highlights of this fantastic part of the world, get help and support to find a paid job with access to an exclusive database of options.
Spend a season living and working in French-speaking Quebec. Not only will you boost your CV with the work experience, you will also learn, or improve, your level of spoken French. Our jobs are in bars, delis and restaurants within the resort of Mont Tremblant. The exact role will depend on your level of French, but French speakers can expect to work front of house with customers.
Work in one of Whistler Blackcomb’s most prestigious hotels for a whole winter season. The work is tough but the pay is good and the days off, well, they are awesome! If you have hotel or hospitality work experience, use your skills to work in Whistler. All of the jobs are in Whistler Village and everything is within walking distance of the ski lifts. On days off, getting up on the mountain is a must!
Spend your summer living and working in the popular resort town of Banff in Alberta. You’ll be in the heart of all the action that Banff National Park has to offer. Make the most of your days off with all of the hiking, biking and water sports that are available. How are you going to afford this for a season? This is where the guaranteed job comes in..!
Perfect your French language skills by spending a summer living and working in the resort of Mont Tremblant in Quebec. We will have a job lined up for you before you leave home, working in a restaurant in the resort. This is a great place to spend a summer, enjoying all that the region has to offer.
Head to the Canadian Rockies with the guarantee of a hotel job before you leave home. Work hard and play hard as you earn money to spend on the extensive outdoor pursuits that this part of Canada has to offer throughout the summer.
A 26 week China experience for pre and post university students that combines teaching English in a school in China with exciting possibilities of learning Mandarin, Tai Chi and caligraphy – the best way to truly understand China and be much more than a tourist.
Work for six months as an English teacher in China on a teaching programme that includes a Beijing induction and a good salary. This is a great opportunity to teach English, learn Mandarin and travel to see China’s unforgettable sights.