Sports Coaching

Sports coaching overseas is not only a great way for sports enthusiasts to share their passion and experience, it is also a great way to motivate children and give them life skills. Contribute your time and energy to coaching enthusiastic kids and help expand their horizons through sport.

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South Africa - Volunteer sports coaching in South Africa

Volunteer sports coaching  in South Africa

Coach football, netball, hockey, cricket, rugby, tennis, basketball or swimming in one of the world’s greatest sporting nations, bringing your love for sports into some of Africa’s poorest townships. Coach just one or a combination of these sports to improve not only the children’s sporting abilities and teamwork, but your own as well. If that’s not enough for you, you can even get involved with childcare and teaching!

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Canada - Whistler Blackcomb Ski Instructor Jobs

Whistler Blackcomb Ski Instructor Jobs

Qualify as a ski instructor on our 4 week instructor programme before going on to teach skiing on your ski season. Taking part in our programme means that, on successful completion of your Level 1, not only will you be qualified, you’ll also be eligible for employment by Whistler Blackcomb as a Whistler Kids ski instructor.

Feel fully supported throughout the programme; benefit from our comprehensive and personal pre-departure support and advice, and enjoy a complete welcome package on arrival, including transport, accommodation, a ZipTrek Tour and banking guidance from Tory, our Whistler rep.

Normally, Whistler Kids will only accept applications from people who are already qualified. Our programme is the way to qualify and teach in the same season!

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Romania - Paid Ski Season in Romania

Paid Ski Season in Romania

Become part of a prestigious ski and snowboard school in Romania’s largest ski resort, Poiana Brasov. Train to become a ski or snowboard instructor before being employed to teach tourists, take them out on the slopes and improve their technique. Enjoy all that Eastern Europe has to offer in your free time, from immersing yourself in the snowsports to tasting the hearty local cuisine to exploring Transylvania.

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Brazil - Volunteer Sports Coach in Brazil

Volunteer Sports Coach in Brazil

Brazil – home to one of the world’s greatest football teams and the host of the 2016 Olympic Games– is a fantastic place to volunteer as a sports coach. Teach football, rugby or athletics in Brazil; live and work as part of a youth centre in São Paulo and share your passion for sport with the children living in the city. Participate in Portuguese lessons and practice your skills in the local area. If you love sport and want to immerse yourself in vibrant Brazilian culture- this programme is perfect for you!

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Canada - Marmot Basin 11-week CSIA Ski Instructor Course

Marmot Basin 11-week CSIA Ski Instructor Course

Gain your CSIA Level 1 and 2 ski instructor qualifications on our 11 week instructor course. Your skiing will improve and you’ll learn the new skills necessary to find work as an instructor next season, or just have the most amazing gap year skiing in the Canadian Rockies!

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Canada - Marmot Basin 11-week CASI Snowboard Instructor Course

Marmot Basin 11-week CASI Snowboard Instructor Course

If you want to become a snowboard instructor, look no further! With Oyster you can qualify as a CASI Level 1 and 2 snowboard instructor on our 11 week instructor course in Canada. Improve your boarding and learn new skills to help you find work as a snowboard instructor next season. Even if you don’t see this as a career move,you’ll have the most incredible 11 weeks living in the Canadian Rockies.

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Passion for Sports

Volunteer work abroad in coaching can combine your passion for sport and your desire for travel. Oyster offers amazing projects in Brazil, South Africa and Canada, where you can enjoy the benefits of living in a vibrant city, but at the same time, really get to know the locals. Volunteering in South Africa is very rewarding and you will be able to offer your support to some of the poorest villages in the surrounding areas of Port Elizabeth. If you volunteer in Brazil, you will be able to enjoy the amazing beaches and the vibrant city of Sao Paulo. There is also an opportunity to take Portuguese lessons if you don’t pick up enough during the day with the children! In Canada, you can gain a ski or snowboarding certification and the opportunity to earn money in a paid instructor role.There is a lot of fun to be had when participating in one of these projects and it is a great way to meet lots of new friends from all over the world as well as enhancing your CV for future job roles or university applications.