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Austria, Zell am See - from 23rd June to 28th July 2024


Adventure Counsellor/ Climbing Counsellor


Based on skills, languages and experience.
Full room and board on campus, liability insurance.
June 23rd to July 28th 2024 (inclusive)
20
Due to work visa restrictions, we can only accept applications from EU, Swiss and Norwegian passport holders

The Adventure Counsellor/ Climbing Counsellor will lead the climbing wall activity sessions, and assist in various mountain adventure activities such as hiking, basic survival skills, bushcraft, and watersports . Other duties involve assisting in creative and sport activities such as basketball, arts and crafts, soccer and tennis. Additional responsibilities include supervising during mealtimes and excursions, participating in evening programmes, and wake-up/lights-out duties. Staff receive the equivalent of 2 days off per 2-week period.

Essential: -Applicants must have experience, leading climbing wall sessions and adventure activities to children/ teens from 10- 17 years. -Applicants must be available to work the full duration of the camp programme, including the staff training. ( 23rd June- 28th July 2024 ). Please note that a basic 1st aid certification, and criminal background check certification are mandatory requirements for this role.

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Programme Staff - TEFL Teacher/Activity Counsellor


Based on skills, languages and experience.
Full room and board on campus and liability insurance.
June 23rd until July 28th 2024 (inclusive)
20
Due to work visa restrictions, we can only accept applications from EU, swiss and Norwegian passport holders.

The TEFL Teacher teaches beginners to advanced level English for several periods during designated times in the day. A variety of backgrounds are represented and children vary in age and ability in the classroom. Teacher is required to submit long-range plans, plan daily lessons and monitor students' progress using effective techniques. Other duties involve assisting in creative, outdoor and sporting activities such as trekking, mountain biking, rock climbing, orienteering, arts and crafts, drama, dance, sailing, swimming, football and basketball. Additional responsibilities include supervising during meal times and excursions, participating in evening programmes and wake-up/lights-out duties.

Essential: - Applicants must hold a relevant teaching qualification (TEFL, CELTA or equivalent) to teach English as a foreign language and have at least 6 months classroom teaching. Please note that a basic first aid certificate and a criminal background certification are mandatory requirements for this role.

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Qualified Lifeguard- Swim Counsellor/ Activity Counsellor


Based on skills, languages and experience.
Full room and board on campus, /liability insurance.
June 23rd - July 28th 2024 (inclusive)
20
Due to work visa restrictions, we can only accept applications from EU, Swiss and Norwegian passport holders

The camp lifeguard/ Swim counsellor will lead swim activities and assist in various adventure activities such as kayaking, paddle boarding, hiking, orienteering, trekking, and sports such as basketball, tennis, soccer. Additional responsibilities include supervising during meal times and excursions, participating in evening programmes and wake-up/lights-out duties.

Essential: Applicants must be available to work the full summer season (23rd June - 28th July 2024). - Applicants must hold a valid lifeguard certification and have experience working with children/ teens from 10- 17 years. A criminal background check is a mandatory requirement for this position.

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First Aid Counsellor/Activity Counsellor


Based on skills, languages and experience.
Full room and board, accident/liability insurance.
June 23rd to July 28th 2024 (inclusive)
21
EU, Swiss Norwegian passport holders only apply.

The First Aid Counsellor is responsible for providing basic first aid treatment to campers and staff members. Daily duties range from providing first aid and administering medication to participating in all aspects of camp life. Other duties involve assisting in creative, outdoor and sporting activities such as swimming, sailing, mountain biking, orienteering, arts and crafts, drama, dance, tennis. Additional responsibilities include supervising during meal times and excursions, participating in evening programmes and wake-up/lights-out duties.

Applicant must hold a first aid certification or nursing certification and have experience working with children/ teens from 10- 17 years. Please note that a criminal record certification is a mandatory requirement for this role.

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Camp Photographer / Videographer


Based on skills, languages and experience.
Full room and board, liability insurance.
June 23rd - July 28th 2024 (inclusive)
20
EU, Swiss, Norwegian passport holders only

The Photographer/ Videographer takes digital photos and videos of all aspects of camp life and posts photos and videos on to our website, alongside a daily blog post. Additional responsibilities include supervising during meal times and excursions, participating in evening programmes and wake-up/lights-out duties.

Applicant must have experience in photography and video editing and experience working with children. Please note that a basic first aid certification and criminal check certification are mandatory requirements for this role.

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Adventure and Activity Counsellor


Based on skills, languages and experience.
Full room and board on campus, accident/liability insurance.
23rd June- 28th July 2024 (inclusive)
20
Due to work visa restrictions, we can only accept applications from EU, Swiss and Norwegian passport holders.

The Adventure Counsellor will work with campers aged 10- 17 . Applicants will be required to assist and lead in various outdoor adventure activities such as hiking, high ropes courses, kayaking, cycling, paddleboarding, and team sports. Staff members will also be required to assist in weekend excursions and wake- up and lights out duties.

Applicants must be sporty, enjoy mountain adventure activities and have experience working with children. Applicants must be available to work the full summer season from 23rd June- 28th July 2024. Applicants must also be in possession of a basic first aid certificate. As we are working with children, a criminal background certification is a mandatory requirement.

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LEGO education SPIKE robotics counsellor/ Activity Counsellor


Based on skills, languages and experience.
Full room and board and liability insurance.
June 23rd until July 28th 2024 (inclusive)
20
Due to work visa restrictions, we can only consider EU , Swiss and Norwegian passport holders to work in Austria.

Village Camps is looking to hire an experienced Robotics Activity Caounsellor to join the STEM Robotics programme, working with international campers aged 10-17 years. The Village Camps STEM robotics programme works with LEGO education SPIKE Robotics. It's an exciting way for or campers to learn the fundamentals of building and programming a range of different robots. This programme will be open to campers of all abilities. During the course, STEM Robotics counsellors will assist the STEM Robotics Leader in teaching: - The engineering design process - How to design and build structurally sound robots - LEGO education SPIKE visual programming concepts - control of robotic responses through sensors and programming - Decision making structures - Team building and problem solving strategies The STEM Robotics counsellors will also be responsible for camper supervision during other sporting/ creative activities throughout the day, evening activities, weekend excursions and wake up and lights out duties.

Applicants must have LEGO education SPIKE programme experience. A basic first aid certification and criminal background clearance are mandatory requirements for this position. All applicants must be willing to live on campus during the programme ( 23rd June-28th July 2024 inclusive).

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