JAB / 113 / March 2023: Resident Artist In Bolivia
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⭐️English Teachers And Activity Leaders For European Summer Camps
EUROPE > The English Experience is looking for well qualified and enthusiastic people to work on their English Camps abroad – mostly in Italy, but also in Germany, Slovenia and France. Normally based in local schools, these full immersion, fun, English language holiday courses are tailored for ages seven to 14, and 13 to 18), running over one or two weeks, generally at the beginning or end of the European school summer holidays.
⭐️Peace Boat’s 115th Global Voyage
WORLDWIDE > Peace Boat's language training programme, GET, is accepting applications for volunteer English and Spanish language teachers for the 115th Global voyage. The application deadline for volunteer teachers is May 5. All interviews will be conducted online and will take place between May 19 to 26. For more information, download their application pack or send an email to email@example.com. Peace Boat is a Japan based, international, non governmental and non proft organisation that works to promote peace, human rights, equal and sustainable development, and respect for the environment through education and collaboration with its partners around the world.
⭐️Crete Animal Shelter Wants Volunteers
GREECE > When the Greek financial crisis forced people to abandon pets they could no longer afford to keep, Theoklitos Proestakis stepped up, leaving behind his profession as a disc jockey to start an animal shelter. Judging by the hundreds of shares and comments on his recent Facebook post looking for more volunteers his work is very much appreciated.
⭐️CIWY Artist In Residence
BOLIVIA > Last issue’s Comunidad Inti Wara Yassi, a well established Bolivian NGO dedicated to the rescue, rehabilitation and care of wildlife, is back in JAB due to their Artist In Residence programme. CIWY is keen for artists to have the opportunity to experience and observe life on a frontline conservation project, whilst at the same time helping CIWY to disseminate its work. There are two positions available on a yearly basis, for a period of approximately three months, enough time for the animals to grow comfortable around new people, with enquiries and applications from artists working in all mediums, from writing and painting to sculpture and performance accepted on a rolling basis.
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⭐️Surf In Senegal
SENEGAL > Malika Surf Camp is looking for a volunteer for their surf camp in Yoff Beach, Dakar. Duties are very simple and you can surf all day every day. They need someone ASAP for at least two months and say everybody is welcome. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
⭐️Kitesurf In Kenya
KENYA > Tribe Watersports are looking for new instructors to join their
business family group enterprise tribe for the Kuzi season, which for Kitesurfing starts in June and runs until mid October. Looking to expand into other activities, they may also need instructors in other water sports, SUP yoga, plus a social media manager/content creators.
⭐️Sunsail Soon To Hit Its 2023 Peak Interviewing Dates?
GREECE & CROATIA > Keep an eye on Sunsail’s Facebook timeline for vacancy announcements. March is usually when Sunsail peaks in its recruitment of flotilla skippers, hosts, and bareboat skippers to work in the Mediterranean for the upcoming summer. Full and high season roles are available and following successful summer placements, winter opportunities may be available. Applicants must an EU Passport and RYA qualifications. Seafarer may have similar positions still vacant in Greece.
Mariotti Windsurf Centar has another position on the water in Croatia, for windsurf/wingfoil instructors and centre staff.
⭐️Chalet Host Wanted Until The End Of The Season
FRANCE > Clarian Chalets is looking for a chalet host to join their existing team in Châtel, Portes du Soleil. Must have an EU passport or valid carte de sejor. An EU driving licence is ideal but not essential.
⭐️Get Up And Go Jobs
UK & FRANCE > Activity on the Get Up & Go Jobs Facebook page in the last couple of days highlights Skibound’s need for a winter season general assistant in France, an assistant chef to start work nearly two weeks ago in Normandy. For their Condover Hall centre in Shropshire, UK, a seasonal bar assistant is required, and there is a reminder apprentice activity instructor selection is open.
⭐️Trail Maintenance In Skopelos
GREECE > Helen Parsons, is an Englishwoman who has lived on Skopelos Island for over 30 years, where she worked giving guided walks. She still does some guiding work but her focus these days is on reinstating and protecting ancient heritage stone paths and trails. She describes the work for volunteers as tough, tiring and dirty but rewarding, punctuated by beers at the beach and hanging out with her friends. More information is available on her website or via her Workaway profile.
⭐️Caribbean Animal Shelter Volunteering
ST VINCENT & THE GRENADINES > Mayreau Animal Welfare seems to draw many of its volunteers from dog loving yachties. They are a non profit organisation dedicated to improving the lives of all neglected, mistreated and abandoned animals on the small island of Mayreau, including Sunbeach, the pirate cat star of the shelter.
⭐️Share Your Passion For Animal Welfare In An Austro-Hungarian Fort In Pula
CROATIA > Besides regular care, dogs at the Snoopy Shelter need activities, walks and, possibly, legal advice from a trademark lawyer. To help out at the shelter and on the mysterious Snoopy stand contact them via the details given on their website or through their Workaway listing.
⭐️Last Minute Kitchen Positions In Portugal And France
EUROPE > The words “Work with us” and email@example.com are all to be had from the Dreamsea Surf Camp website by prospective surf camp staff. While the open ended invite to get in touch about a job is very welcome, we do usually spot them casting around for kitchen staff around about March and it’s no different this year. They currently need a chef and a breakfast manager for their Sintra Surf House in Portugal to start ASAP, so add “KITCHEN SINTRA NOW + Dates available” to the subject line of that email above, attaching your CV and phone contact. They also will have kitchen positions for their restaurant in Alentejo from May to October (subject line KITCHEN ALENTEJO + dates available) and for their restaurant in Moliets, France (subject line (KITCHEN FRANCE + dates available).
⭐️Chefs And Kitchen Assistants Needed For Crew Catering Team For Glastonbury 2023
UK > Glastonbury Festival is on June 21 to 25 this year. They were advertising recently for the chefs and kitchen/service assistants to feed their festival crew. These are both paid full time positions beginning May 26 and 27 until July 14. The chef role will involve catering for large numbers of people including meals for people who are vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free, while the kitchen/service assistants position is described as “hard work, rather than just an easy way into the Festival.” Applications in by March 31, please.
After the show comes the post festival clear up crew who, seemly shadowed by tabloid journalists obsessed with the more salacious finds, change the festival site back into farm fields. A festival ticket is not offered with this role. More information and a place to upload your CV can be found via this sentence.
⭐️Campaigning Or Stewarding For Oxfam?
UK > Campaigning and stewarding are two more ways to get into Glastonbury without buying a ticket, though whichever you choose it’ll be an unpaid stint there. Instead, you’ll be helping Oxfam raise funds by providing stewards for many of the biggest UK festivals, including Glastonbury. Oxfam also uses festivals to get its message across to a huge audience. Over the years they've painted people blue, asked festival goers to write to their MP about the refugee crisis and spoken about the effects that fast fashion has on the environment. To be considered for a campaigner place at Glastonbury you will be required to sign up to campaign at a second festival too.
⭐️Campaign For Music Festival Tickets
UK > Many more environmental and other lobbying groups target large festival crowds for direct or indirect fundraising or to get across their messaging. Most have already closed their registration for this year, but applications to volunteer with ActionAid at Latitiude in 2023 are open.
⭐️Farmer Phil Has A Festival Too
UK > Michael Eavis is not the only farmer to start a music festival. Phil Harding has held a festival since 1998, hosting local and internationally respected musicians on his land in Shropshire. Volunteers help out with bar work, stewarding, customer service, and litter picking. Dates this year are August 11 to 13.
⭐️Other Festivals To Work For Your Ticket
WORLDWIDE > We devoted significant space last year in this newsletter to working for a ticket with music festivals. An updated guide to working for a ticket in the UK is now on our blog. Europe and the USA are coming later this month but if you can’t wait but can put up with 2022’s dates and a few out of date links then just go March’s The Working Traveller issue of JAB.
⭐️It’s Shite Being Scottish
UK > Corrour Train Station, the site of Ewan McGregor’s rant about being Scottish in the film Trainspotting, is looking for people to work in one of Scotland's most unique restaurants over the summer. They want a couple or two friends that don’t mind sharing a room, to join their small team in an all rounder position from March until the end of October.
Daily duties would include customer service, barista work, housekeeping, help with kitchen prep and service along with some KP jobs. Any previous kitchen experience would be advantageous. Accommodation is provided along with what is described as an excellent rate of pay and an equal share of tips. If you wish to apply please send over a brief covering email and CV to firstname.lastname@example.org by March 8.
⭐️Outback Station Stay Camp Host Couple
AUSTRALIA > Camp hosts play an important part in welcoming guests to this outback station stay in Western Australia and looking after 28 powered and unpowered campsites. Couples are preferred for this work exchange and their own caravan required.
⭐️Work On K'gari Fraser Island For A Month For The Experience Of A Lifetime
AUSTRALIA > That, with the addition of it’s a great way to save money, learn new skills and meet lots of people from all over the world, is the pitch for the four week work for accommodation and food programme offered by K'gari Fraser Island Adventures. As a team member, they ask you to help out for three to five hours a day for a maximum of 25 hours a week. Tasks vary from helping out with housekeeping and car cleaning to cleaning up the beach and doing dump runs. Here’s their application form.
⭐️Ski Lodge Staff Wanted
AUSTRALIA > Muddles Lodge is looking for a talented duo to fill their lodge manager and chef positions this winter. They are a cosy ski in ski out lodge located in Perisher Resort, catering to up to 15 guests. With on snow accommodation, all meals and competitive salaries, these positions would be ideal for an experienced couple or close friends. The ideal candidates are experienced, mature and dedicated to providing an exceptional guest experience. If you are interested in the roles, check out their website and get in touch via email@example.com.
Over in Charlotte Pass Village, Charlotte Pass Lodge is currently looking for one male and two female staff members for duties that vary from waiting tables to splitting wood There’s plenty of ski time each day but a lift pass is not included. They require a season long commitment from approximately late June to late September.
⭐️Sealosophy Nautical, Watersport & Diving Center Is Hiring For Summer 2023
ITALY > A nautical license, European passport, and Italian and English languages are all required to unlock these watersports positions in Sicily. Check them out and then send your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
⭐️Volunteer at Viva! Poland’s Animal Sanctuary
POLAND > Do you have any experience caring for animals and/or have two weeks or more to spare? Viva! the UK’s leading vegan campaigning charity, specialising in undercover investigations and high profile animal campaigns, has a sanctuary in Poland housing hundreds of animals. Last year over a fifth of their animals had been taken in from refugees of the war in neighbouring Ukraine. The sanctuary has all kinds of work available but it generally includes walking dogs, cleaning cat and dog enclosures, and feeding and providing water to all animals on the site.
⭐️Working With Skyros Holidays In Greece 2023
GREECE > Do you want to work in a beautiful environment that can also get quite hot? If yes, and you happen to be a sociable, flexible, team player who enjoys looking after people, then how about spending a season on Skyros island, looking after Skyros Holidays participants at their two centres?
⭐️Join The Nature Tourism Team
PORTUGAL > Biovilla’s Nature Tourism Team could use your help. They offer a stay - minimum one month - vegetarian and organic food, participation in team activities in a learning space and continuous sharing with a sense of belonging. Having just become acquainted with them we know little more than this so send them an email to email@example.com for more information. Anyone with a camper is also very welcome.
EUROPE > European Campsite Services want couriers or courier assistants to live and work on campsites in Europe and be responsible for the welfare and well being of their Happy Camp customers.
⭐️Summer Jobs In The French Alps
FRANCE > Alpine Elements has posted a range of summer jobs in the French Alps on their careers website for chefs, chalet hosts, bike techs, bar staff, kids club hosts, and more. Fluent English is essential.
⭐️Ski Resort Job In Norway
NORWAY > Favn Restaurant in Hafjell Øyer is looking for waitresses with good experience to start ASAP and work until April 16. The perks are described as a great salary, accommodation, season pass, a great team to work with, and the Norwegian mountains.
⭐️88 Days Friendly Positions In Banana, Banana
AUSTRALIA > The Banana Hotel Motel, in Banana, a rural town in the Shire of Banana, Queensland, is currently recruiting for a couple or two friends for barista and allrounder positions. A three month minimum commitment is required.
⭐️88 Days Friendly Position Not In Banana, Banana
AUSTRALIA > The Family Hotel in Tibooburra, NSW, have an allrounder position going. Visas are signed off through the farm and interviewing is expected over the weekend. Tibooburra was cool, according to a comment by Jess Monahan, who was there last year.
⭐️88 Days Friendly Positions On Kangaroo Island
AUSTRALIA > A cafe, bar, and general store in the south of Kangaroo Island is today looking for two people to join their team starting ASAP. Experience in hospitality is an advantage but not a must as training will be provided. A three month minimum commitment is required and accommodation is provided on site, at a small charge, with a beautiful beach just a small walk away.
⭐️Volunteering In The Mountains
SPAIN & BRAZIL > The doors will soon be opening at La Casa del Viento, a 270 year old mountain house near Valencia, and they’d like to offer us the opportunity to live in a community with artists, musicians, mountain dwellers, free souls and families, plus two dogs, three cats and geese, chickens and a cockerel.
Across the Atlantic, Eco Caminhos asks if we’d like a stunning view from the mountains while we make dinner for everyone?
⭐️Four Volunteer Vacancies Available At The Iberian Lynx National Breeding Centre
PORTUGAL > The volunteer programme of the National Iberian Lynx Breeding Center (CNRLI) in Silves is once again open and they are seeking motivated people, ideally with a background in the Natural Sciences, for a minimum of three months. Accommodation is provided and EU nationals also have the possibility of receiving a food subsidy for each day worked. Competition for these positions won’t be coming from Luann Evans. She commented she can't do it because she would want to pet them and play with them, but wouldn’t we all?
⭐️Multiple Animator Roles Offered In Greece, Cyprus, Spain And Malta
EUROPE > Pausing only to scoop up great fistfuls of CAPS, Animawork Entertainment is currently sending their winged advertising monkeys to the four corners of the internet in their pursuit of English speakers with EU passports.
⭐️Hotel And Restaurant Jobs In The Channel Islands
UK CHANNEL ISLANDS > SeasonWorkers is hosting four jobs from hotels and restaurants in the Channel Islands. On Alderney, The Moorings and The Georgian House are competing for chefs, while on car free Herm Island, the Mermaid Tavern seeks a front of house assistant, and The White House Hotel needs a restaurant manager.
⭐️English Speaking Housekeepers
AUSTRIA > Cleaning 29 luxury guest apartments to Mountain Spa Residences required standards is all part of a day’s work for their housekeepers. Now we think about it, that is literally their day’s work. A basic level of German is desirable to complement your fluent English and ability to demonstrate listening skills.
⭐️Ever Dreamed Of Living In Your Own French Chateau Or Austrian Gasthof?
⭐️The Wolfhound Irish Bar & Kitchen Is Looking For Bartender, Waiter To Join The Team
NETHERLANDS > A popular Irish pub in central Haarlem is looking for a bartender and/or waiter to join what they describe as the nicest bar team in town. They want someone who is passionate about quality food and drink, loves good music, is a team player and has a sense of humour. Are you that person? Get in touch via Matchstaff if you are.
⭐️What’s With All The Californians In Southern Albania?
ALBANIA > Twenty minutes after we posted the last issue of JAB, Salad Farm Saranda, in southern Albania, got back to us answering our enquiry if they are still hiring for the upcoming season? They said yes, they need a restaurant manager, restaurant workers, gardeners, animal caretakers and general happy people! Great, but too late. JAB has been sent.
We’d addressed our message to Shawn - seemingly incorrectly - so when we spotted Shawn looking for staff for his farm in southern Albania in the lead up to this issue, we thought happy days and got back to Shawn/Not Shawn to confirm which vacancies are still open. Shawn/Not Shawn hasn’t got back to us and, looking again, Definitely Shawn owns Botë Farms and not Salad Farm. He, along with Kyle, decided to leave his busy LA lifestyle to create a place to enjoy the peace and beauty of the mountainous Albanian countryside near Saranda.
The people behind Salad Farm are also Californian natives, it says on their website. And according to a TripAdvisor review left by a worker from last season are actually called Vanessa and Paul - and referred to as Canadians! We’ve since hit a wrong button and accidentally tried to make an order, apologised and apologised again for getting their name wrong. They must think we’re idiots.
As we clearly can’t be trusted here, we suggest getting in touch with Salad Farm Saranda and asking if they do still want a restaurant manager, restaurant workers, gardeners, animal caretakers and general happy people? The more likely prospect is Botë Farms. Their more recent post means that they may well still need staff from mid May through Mid September. Don’t mention us.
⭐️Yacht Job News
AT SEA > A Dutch family with a preference for Mediterranean and Asian cuisine want to bring a female chef onboard their 37 metre sailing yacht. Summer will be spent in the Med by whoever successfully lands the deckhand/carpenter and the stewardess/masseuse positions advertised by Saltwater Recruitment. Listed on Northrop & Johnson, two South of France based yacht owners want, respectively, a junior stew/ nurse and a chef. Crew Network lists a 100+ metre Middle East based motor yacht looking for an experienced second chef.
SWITZERLAND > March 6 is the deadline to apply to be the expeditioner of Aiglon College, an international boarding school in the Alps. Accompanying students on weekend or longer group trips and maintaining ski equipment are some of the expectations for this outdoor learning role.
⭐️Outdoor Pursuits In The UK And France
FRANCE & UK > School trips are the business of Manor Adventure. They have five centres in England, Scotland and Wales plus two French activity centres, which is where, not too long ago, they were looking for multi activity instructors. Applicants don’t need to speak French, but should already have the right to work in France. Other potentially still open positions can be browsed on their dedicated jobs website.
⭐️Big School Camp
UK > The senior position of Lead instructor is offered by Big School Camp for May, June and July. They also are interested in hearing from instructors with less experience that are looking to develop their careers.
⭐️Necker Island Watersports Instructor
BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS > We’ve featured this before, last year, but the watersports instructor role on Sir Richard Branson's private island paradise, and home, Necker Island, is once again being advertised.
⭐️Travelling Europe For Free In 2023
EUROPE > If you’re in London on March 11, head to Fulham and drop by The Redback, an Antipodean sports bar, where Stoke Travel will be holding court and divvying out volunteer festival crew positions. Drinking on this job isn't essential but it is very much encouraged, especially when it's free!
Stoke is also advertising in the private Surf Jobs Facebook group for a fun, easy going yoga instructor to join them in their laid back surf hostel in the North of Spain, close to San Sebastian. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
⭐️Sydney Royal Easter Show
AUSTRALIA > Celebrating the vital role that agriculture plays in the health and wealth of the nation, The Sydney Royal Easter Show is Australia's largest annual ticketed event. Nonstop competitions, a delicious variety of food to enjoy and a thrilling entertainment programme with a spectacular fireworks finale every night are just some of the highlights of this 12 day event that needs over 500 volunteers to make happen.
⭐️Straw And Mud House Building Project
AUSTRALIA > Sarah Mycroft extends an invite to interested volunteers to her farm in mid NSW who would like to experience building a home from straw bales and natural timber. All food and accommodation are provided during your stay and there are some gorgeous views to enjoy, plus two cats, two dogs, 26 ponies and a fucking goat to befriend. A big sister role to Sarah’s five children, helping with the more household side of things, may also be possible.
⭐️Cotton Ginners Strike It Lucky
AUSTRALIA > There’s lots of cotton ginning vacancies on Grey Nomads currently.
AUSTRALIA > Australian Wildlife Conservancy is seeking casual guides to join a passionate team in undertaking guided nocturnal walks at Karakamia Wildlife Sanctuary. Located in the hills east of Perth, the sanctuary is surrounded by a feral-proof fence and provides a vital refuge to several threatened species. Applicants must be an Australian citizen or permanent resident or have a suitable visa in place that allows ongoing full time work in Australia, in order to apply for this position. Applications close March 19. There’s also volunteer work to be had here: scientific surveys land management and general sanctuary maintenance.
⭐️Windsurf, Kite And Wing Foil Instructors Wanted For The Windiest Spot On Lake Garda
ITALY > For the summer season 2023, Planet Allsports is looking to treat their team with some new windsurf instructors, kite instructors, and wing foil instructors.
⭐️Qualified Teacher For All Subjects For The Academic Year 2023/2024
OMAN > Al Raneem Private School is seeking experienced educators with a British Curriculum background to bring their love of teaching to their school for the 2023-2024 academic year. in Oman, Muscat.
⭐️Experienced Childcare Counsellors
USA > Steamboat Springs are looking for experienced childcare counsellors who want to make the summer the best one yet, leading their kids in hiking, biking, swimming and so much more. Must have 500 formal documented hours working with kids 3-12 years old with valid CPR/First Aid and Red Cross Lifeguard certifications required.
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