Discover the North Island’s finest offerings on an unforgettable stain Auckland and a 3-day Bay of Islands Adventure. Witness dolphins and marine wonders, explore the iconic Hole in the Rock on Motukokako Island, and unwind at the serene Otehei Bay and Paihia Beaches. Our Auckland team stands ready to assist, from facilitating essential tasks like setting up bank accounts, tax file numbers, and SIM cards to providing insightful presentations on job hunting. With 12 months of ongoing support for paid work and abundant guidance for your travel endeavours, your journey promises not only employment opportunities but also countless moments of joy and exploration.

Front of House Experience : Work in one of Whistler Blackcomb’s most prestigious hotels or spas for a whole winter season. The work is tough but the pay is good and the days off 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!

Back of House Experience : This year we are also opening up the Chef and Kitchen team opportunities – if you have experience working in kitchens, or have just finished working in a culinary specific qualification or internship, you can join the teams at the one of the best 5* resorts in North America.

Join us in Whistler’s top hotels and spas for an amazing kitchen adventure! Picture yourself cooking up a storm in the heart of this famous ski spot. From creating tasty menus to working behind the scenes, you’ll be part of the action. Get ready for a thrilling ski season where your kitchen skills meet snow-filled fun. This is your chance to level up your cooking game with a big-name brand while enjoying the mountain buzz. Come join our team for a tasty journey that’s as exciting as it gets!


Sunny Sydney is the place to live and work for up to a year (or extend for two or three on the amazing work scheme…) Following a fantastic 7 day orientation programme including local attractions, get support in setting up your admin and find paid work with membership to an exclusive online job database! *OPTIONS TO START IN MELBOURNE AND PERTH ALSO AVAILABLE*

20 - 30 weeks

Banff Ski Season Jobs

Earn money working full-time in a hotel in the resort town of Banff. 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!

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 summer season? This is where the guaranteed job comes in!

The benefits of working in Hospitality

Working abroad in this dynamic industry not only takes you to some of the world’s most enchanting destinations but also transforms your professional trajectory. Elevate your CV/resume with invaluable hospitality work experience, coupled with comprehensive training and development.

Venturing into hospitality jobs overseas isn’t just a job—it’s an immersive experience where you can explore stunning locales and indulge in activities that were once out of financial reach on a budget-friendly trip. Picture yourself in our Canadian resorts, where enticing perks like discounted accommodation, ski passes, gourmet delights, ski lessons, and top-notch equipment await you.

Unleash the power of global networking as you forge friendships with like-minded individuals from every corner of the globe. Your gap year job becomes a gateway to lifelong connections, offering a unique blend of work and leisure. Head to Australasia, and experience the thrill of holiday jobs abroad, complete with hassle-free paperwork and insider guides to the city’s best offerings.

Our most popular destination is Canada, where 18-30 yr olds can travel with a working holiday visa and spend a ski season abroad working as part of the Cooking team, or front of house teams.

In Australia or New Zealand, opportunities abound in retail and hospitality businesses, with entry-level positions ranging from housekeeping to waiting staff in restaurants. Partner with us, and our esteemed employers choose quality staff, ensuring you’re well-prepared for your hospitality adventure. Get ready to make a splash in seasonal jobs, whether it’s basking in the summer sun or embracing the winter wonderland—Oyster has the perfect paid job overseas for you. Seize the opportunity and make your mark in the world of global hospitality!

Want paid work in the conservation sector? Oyster have teamed up with our friends at Conservation Careers who support people to find paid work in conservation following study or a career change. You can add their fantastic and flexible course to your volunteering trip with Oyster. Your Oyster experience will help add interest to your conservation resume as an eye catching addition to your job applications in future.

The Conservation Career Kick-Starter: Start your career in wildlife conservation with our unique programme of training, support community & jobs.

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