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Switzerland (Leysin) - June 24th to July 29th/August 12th 2018


Programme Staff: Sport/Activity Counsellor


Based on skills, languages and experience.
Full room and board, accident/liability insurance.
June 25 to July 30 0r August 13 (inclusive)
21
Swiss and EU passport holders ONLY apply.

Activity Counsellors lead a wide range of sporting, creative and outdoor activities such as swimming, orienteering, arts and crafts, archery,tennis, soccer, field hockey, hiking and basketball. 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 proven experience working with children/teens. A first aid-CPR certification and a criminal background check are mandatory requirements for this position.

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Programme Staff - Rock Climbing Specialist/Activity Counsellor


Based on skills, languages and experience.
Full room and board, accident/liability insurance.
June 24 to Aug 12 (inclusive)
21
EU, NZ, USA, CANADA and Swiss passport holders only apply.

Rock Climbing Specialist leads climbing sessions and instructs techniques, introduces campers to equipment and demonstrates its proper use, and enables some to practice both climbing and belaying under supervision depending on the age of campers. Other duties involve assisting in creative, outdoor and sporting activities such as trekking, swimming, mountain biking, orienteering, arts and crafts, archery, drama, dance, horse riding, tennis, football and basketball. Additional responsibilities include supervising during meal times and excursions, participating in evening programmes and wake-up/lights-out duties.

Applicant must have qualifications such as the Single Pitch Award and/or extensive experience in teaching rock climbing. A first aid-CPR certification and a criminal background certification are mandatory requirements for this position.

Reference #58

Programme Staff - TEFL Teacher/Activity Counsellor


Based on skills, languages and experience.
Full room and board, accident/liability insurance.
June 24th to July 29th or August 12th 2018 (inclusive)
21
EU, New Zealand, USA,Canadian, Swiss passport holders only apply.

TEFL 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 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, rock climbing, mountain biking, orienteering, arts and crafts, archery, drama, dance, horse riding, tennis, football and basketball. Additional responsibilities include supervising during meal times and excursions, participating in evening programmes and wake-up/lights-out duties.

Applicant must hold a TEFL qualification and have proven TEFL teaching experience

Reference #61

Programme Staff - Health Care Personnel


Based on skills, languages and experience.
Full room and board, accident/liability insurance.
June 24th to August 12th (inclusive)
23
Swiss, USA, Canada and EU passport holders only apply.

Health Care Personnel is responsible for camper and staff health. Daily duties range from providing first aid and administering medication,taking the campers/staff to the local English speaking doctor, to participating in all aspects of camp life. Other duties involve participating in creative, outdoor and sporting activities such as trekking, swimming, rock climbing, mountain biking, orienteering, arts and crafts, archery, drama, dance, horse riding, tennis, soccer and basketball. Additional responsibilities include supervising during meal times and excursions, participating in evening programmes and wake-up/lights-out duties.

Applicant must hold a RN qualification or equivalent, and have a minimum of one year professional experience in health care.

Reference #63

Administrative Staff - Receptionist


Based on skills, languages and experience.
Full room and board, liability insurance.
June 24 to July 29 2018 (inclusive)
21
Swiss, USA, Canada and EU passport holders only apply.

Receptionist 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 other aspects of camp life is expected.

Applicant must have experience in office administration and Microsoft Excel and Word. An intermediate to advanced level of spoken French or Italian is required. A first aid-CPR certification and a criminal background check are mandatory for this position

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Programme Staff - Junior Camp Counsellor (7-9year olds) Male


Based on skills, languages and experience.
Full room and board, accident/liability insurance.
June 24 to July 29/August 12 2018 (inclusive)
21
EU, NZ, USA, CANADA, SWISS passport holders only apply

Junior Camp (7-9 years old) Activity Counsellors lead a wide range of sporting, creative and outdoor activities. They are wholly responsible for providing the necessary pastoral care, dealing with many issues including homesickness, conflict resolution and hyperactivity, participating in and leading activities as programmed, assisting in developing and maintaining a safe and stable environment of caring, cooperation and FUN within the Junior group and camp and operating as a team with a co-counsellor and all other staff. 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 working with young children from 7-9 years. A first aid-CPR certification and criminal background check are mandatory requirements for this position

Reference #92

Programme staff - Activity Counsellor / Creative Arts specialist


Based on skills, languages and experience.
Full room and board, accident/liability insurance.
June 24 to August 12 2018 (inclusive)
21
EU, NZ, USA, CANADA AND SWISS passport holders only apply.

The Arts and Crafts Specialist leads creative and age-appropriate arts and crafts activities. Other duties involve assisting in sporting and outdoor activities such as gymnastics, swimming, sailing, football, tennis, basketball, drama, dance and cookery. Additional responsibilities involve supervising during meal times and excursions and planning for theme days and special events.

Applicant must have an Art and Design qualification and proven experience in leading creative arts sessions to 7-17 year olds. A criminal background check and 1st aid certification are mandatory requirements for this position.

Reference #104

Programme staff - French Teacher/Activity Counsellor


Based on skills, languages and experience.
Full room and board, accident/liability insurance.
June 24 - July 29 or August 12 2018
21
Swiss, EU, Canada, USA, NZ passport holders only apply.

French Teacher teaches beginners to advanced level French for several periods during designated times in the day. A variety of backgrounds will be 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, swimming, rock climbing, mountain biking, orienteering, arts and crafts, archery, drama, dance, horse riding, tennis, football 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 speaker of French, hold a recognised qualification to teach French as a foreign language and have proven teaching experience of a minimum of one year.

Reference #105

Programme Staff- STEM Robotics counsellor


Based on skills, languages and experience.
Full room and board, accident/liability insurance.
June 24th - August 12th 2018
21
EU, New Zealand,Canadian, American, Swiss passport holders only apply.

Village Camps is looking to hire experienced STEM Robotics counsellors to join the STEM Robotics programme, working with international campers aged 10-17 years. The Village Camps STEM robotics programme works with LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 Robotics and is 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 teach: - The engineering design process - How to design and build structurally sound robots - LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 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 experience working in STEM Robotics. Knowledge of the LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 robotics course is an advantage. Experience working in a residential camp environment is also an advantage. A first aid-CPR certification and a criminal background check are mandatory requirements for this position.

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