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England, York - June 28th to August 2nd, 2020


Programme Staff - Swimming counsellor/ Activity Counsellor


Based on skills, languages and experience.
Full room and board, liability insurance.
June 28th - August 2nd 2020 inclusive
21
EU, UK, Swiss and Norwegian passport holders ONLY apply.

Swimming Specialist leads swimming sessions and instructs techniques to campers of beginners to advanced level abilities. Other duties involve assisting in creative, outdoor and sporting activities such as mountain biking, orienteering, arts and crafts, archery, drama, dance, tennis, football, lacrosse, cricket and basketball. Additional responsibilities include supervising during meal times and excursions, participating in evening programmes and wake-up/lights-out duties.

Applicant must have experience working with children. A current lifeguard certificate is required.

Reference #33

Programme Staff - Golf Activity Counsellor


Based on skills, languages and experience.
Full room and board, liability insurance.
June 28th - August 2nd 2020 (inclusive)
21
EU, Swiss and Norwegian passport holders only apply

The Golf activity counsellor assists during golfing sessions as required by the head golf coach. The golf lessons take place for three hours every weekday. Afternoon and evening duties involve assisting in creative, outdoor and sporting activities such as trekking, swimming, orienteering, arts and crafts, archery, drama, dance, tennis, football, lacrosse, cricket and basketball. Additional responsibilities include supervising during meal times and excursions, participating in evening programmes and wake-up/lights-out duties.

Applicant must have interest in playing golf Please be aware that a 1st Aid and CPR certification and a criminal record background check are mandatory requirements for this position.

Reference #36

Programme Staff - TEFL Teacher/Activity Counsellor


Based on skills, languages and experience.
Full room and board, liability insurance.
June 28th - August 2nd 2020 (inclusive)
21
EU, Swiss, Norwegian passport holders only apply.

TEFL, ELT/TESOL Teacher teaches beginners to advanced level English for several periods during designated times in the day. A variety of backgrounds will be represented and children may 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, swimming, mountain biking, orienteering, arts and crafts, archery, drama, dance, tennis, football, lacrosse, cricket and basketball. Additional responsibilities include supervising during meal times and excursions, participating in evening programmes and wake-up/lights-out duties.

Applicant must be a native English speaker and hold a TEFL, ELT/TESOL qualification. Candidate must have proven teaching experience of a minimum of one year. Applicants must be EU / EFTA nationals

Reference #38

Programme Staff - Health Care/ Emergency First Aid Counsellor


Based on skills, languages and experience.
Full room and board, liability insurance.
June 28th - August 2nd 2020 (inclusive)
21
EU, UK, Swiss and Norwegian passport holders only apply.

The Emergency First Aid Counsellor is responsible for camper and staff health. Daily duties range from providing basic first aid and administering medication. Additional responsibilities include supervising during meal times and excursions, participating in evening programmes and wake-up/lights-out duties.

Applicants must have Emergency first aid certification or medical/ nurse training and experience working with children. A criminal background check is mandatory for this position.

Reference #39

Programme Staff - Basketball counsellor/ Activity Counsellor


Based on skills, languages and experience.
Full room and board, accident/liability insurance.
28th June- 2nd August 2020 (inclusive)
21
EU, UK, Swiss, Norwegian passport holders only apply.

The Basketball Counsellor participates in the morning basketball coaching session, delivering basketball skills to the campers specifically signed up for basketball camp. Other duties involve assisting in creative, outdoor and sporting activities such as football, tennis, gym, team games, trekking, swimming, mountain biking, orienteering, arts and crafts, drama, dance, tennis and Additional responsibilities include supervising during meal times and excursions, participating in evening programmes and wake-up/lights-out duties.

Applicant must have proven experience coaching Basketball. Please be aware that a 1st Aid certification and a criminal record background check are mandatory requirements for this position.

Reference #45

Facilities Staff - Driver


Based on skills, languages and experience.
Full room and board, liability insurance.
June 27th to August 2nd 2020 (inclusive)
23
UK passport holders ONLY apply.

Participate in, and assist with, the Village Camps orientation programme as required. Become familiar with local area, driving regulations and restrictions. Drive camp vehicles to transport clients and staff and to complete other camp business as requested. Assist with purchase of equipment and supplies as required. Escort campers to and from camp as required. Coordinate transportation requirements to ensure maximum efficiency. Desire to live and work in a resident camp spending 24 hours a day, day after day with children

Applicant must have experience, be organised, adaptable and trustworthy and possess strong communication skills. Valid, clean drivers license (manual transmission, at least 9 seats) Desire to live and work in a resident camp spending 24 hours a day, day after day with children

Reference #47

Programme Staff - Adventure and Activity Counsellor


Based on skills, languages and experience.
Full room and board, liability insurance.
28th June- 2nd August 2020 (inclusive)
21
EU, Swiss and Norwegian passport holders only

Adventure counsellor leads the Adventure programme as well as leading a wide range of sporting, creative and outdoor activities such as trekking, swimming, rock climbing, mountain biking, canyoning, raft building, orienteering, arts and crafts, archery, drama, dance, tennis, soccer and basketball. Additional responsibilities include supervising during meal times and excursions, participating in evening programmes and wake-up/lights-out duties. Due to staff ratio of male to female staff members, we can now only accept applications from male applicants.

Applicant must have qualifications and/or proven experience in relevant Outdoor Adventure activities. A first aid-CPR certification and a criminal background certification are mandatory for this position

Reference #114

Performing Arts Co-ordinator


Based on skills, languages and experience.
Full room and board, accident/liability insurance.
June 28th to August 2nd 2020 (inclusive)
23
Swiss, UK, EU and Norwegian passport holders only apply.

Performing Arts Co-ordinator oversees the creative and age-appropriate drama, dance and music activities during assigned periods within our Performing Arts programme. Additional responsibilities include supervising during meal times and excursions, participating in evening programmes and wake-up/lights-out duties.

Applicant must have qualifications and/or extensive experience in all areas of performing arts and directing stage shows.

Reference #152

Programme Staff - Football (soccer) Counsellor/ Activity Counsellor


Based on skills and experience.
Full room and board, liability insurance.
June 28th - August 2nd 2020 (inclusive)
21
EU, Swiss, Norwegian passport holders only apply.

Our Football/ Soccer counsellor/ Activity Counsellor will assist our Head football coach in providing a football/soccer programme covering all elements of the game to international campers from 9- 17 years. Additional responsibilities include assisting in various sports and creative activities when the football camp is not in session and supervising the campers during meal times and weekend excursions, participating in evening programmes and wake-up/lights-out duties. Applicants must speak English.

Applicant must be an experienced football/soccer player and have experience teaching football to to 9-17 year olds. Please be aware that a 1st Aid certification and a criminal record background check are mandatory requirements for this position. Applicant must speak English.

Reference #168

Photographer/Videographer


Based on skills, languages and experience.
Full room and board, liability insurance.
June 28th - August 2nd 2020 (inclusive)
21
EU / UK passport holders only

The Photographer/Videographer takes digital photos and records videos of all the aspects of Camp life on a daily basis and posts them on the Village Camps website and social media. Applicant will also be responsible for taking video coverage of the campers and editing this coverage into short promotional videos. Additional responsibilities include supervising during meal times and excursions, participating in evening programmes and wake-up/lights-out duties.

Applicant must have photographic and video/film making experience. Please note that a criminal background certification is mandatory for this position.

Reference #172

Administrative Staff- Receptionist/ Administrative Assistant


Based on skills, languages and experience.
Full room and board, liability insurance.
June 28th - August 2nd 2020
21
EU passport holders only apply.

The receptionist/ Administrative Assistant greets all visitors entering the building, follows sign in and out procedures depending on age of campers, answers telephone enquiries in an appropriate manner, maintains a log book of all messages received and distributes accurate messages to individuals, calls parents to discuss the progress of their child as required by the camp director, distributes incoming mail and delivers out-going mail to post office daily, and ensures that copies of camp lists and activity information are maintained and updated at all times. Participation in all aspects of camp life is expected.

Applicant must have experience working with Microsoft Excel and Word. Knowledge of a second language such as French or Italian is an advantage. Please note that a criminal background certification is mandatory for this position

Reference #173