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Switzerland (Leysin) - June 14th or 28th to August 2nd or August 16th 2020


Programme Staff - Health Care Personnel


Based on skills, languages and experience.
Full room and board, accident/liability insurance.
June 16th - August 2nd 2020 (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 28th - August 16th 2020 (inclusive)
21
Swiss, USA, Canada, NZ 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

Reference #66

Facilities Staff - Night Patrol


Based on skills, languages and experience.
Full room and board, accident/liability insurance.
June 28th to August 16th 2020 (inclusive)
22
EU, USA, CANADA, NZ, NORWEGIAN and SWISS passport holders only apply.

Night Patrol personnel are responsible for patrolling and monitoring the building and facilities once the children are in their rooms for the night. This is a job for someone who would like to work at night, leaving their days free to enjoy the Swiss Alps. Within a two week session, Night Patrol personnel will work 12 shifts beginning at 23.00 hours and finishing at 07.00 hours. There will be 2 nights off each two week session. They will be be responsible for the security and safety of the building and facilities as well as making sure the campers are safely in their rooms.

Applicant must have relevant work experience, experience working with children and preferably be able to speak a foreign language.

Reference #70

Programme Staff - Dance Club Leader/Activity Counsellor


Based on skills, languages and experience.
Full room and board, accident/liability insurance.
June 28th to August 16th 2020 (inclusive)
21
EU,UK, Swiss, USA, Canada, NZ, Norwegian passport holders only apply.

The Dance Club Leader leads creative and age-appropriate dance activities (jazz, hip hop, ballet, tap, modern, etc.) during assigned periods. Other duties involve assisting in creative, outdoor and sporting activities such as orienteering, arts and crafts, archery, drama, 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 or proven experience in leading dance sessions at a Dance school.

Reference #71

Programme Staff - Lifeguard / Activity Counsellor


Based on skills, languages and experience.
Full room and board, accident/liability insurance.
June 28th to Aug 16th 2020 (inclusive)
21
EU, NZ, USA, CANADA, Swiss passport holders only apply.

The lifeguard/ Activity Counsellor leads swimming sessions in both indoor and outdoor pool environments. The lifeguard/ Activity Counsellor will work with campers of all swimming abilities from beginner to advanced level. Other duties involve assisting in creative, sporting and outdoor activities such as arts and crafts, football, volleyball, tennis, basketball,field hockey, hiking, mountain biking and adventure activities. Additional responsibilities involve supervising during meal times and excursions and planning for theme days and special events.

Applicant must be in possession of a lifeguard certificate and 1st Aid-CPR certification is required. A criminal background check is mandatory for this position.

Reference #77

Support Staff - Tuck Shop manager


Based on skills, languages and experience.
Full room and board, accident/liability insurance.
14th June - 25th August 2020
20
USA, NZ, Canada EU, UK and Swiss passport holders only apply.

Effectively manage a tuck shop facility providing refreshments and a social focal point within camp for both campers and staff at our international, residential camp in Leysin, Switzerland.

Experience of stock control and finances Honest and trustworthy Good organisational skills Flexibility in work duties and hours Charismatic, confident, creative personality Ability to take initiative, manage self and take responsibility Experience of working with children Desire to live work in a resident camp environment spending 24 hours a day, day after day with children. Knowledge of French would be an advantage

Reference #93

Programme staff - Creative Arts and Crafts specialist


Based on skills, languages and experience.
Full room and board, accident/liability insurance.
June 28 to August 16 2020 (inclusive)
21
EU, Swiss, USA, Canada, NZ, South Africa 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 28th - August 2nd or August 16th 2020 2019
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 - Dance Counsellor/ Activity Counsellor


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

Dance Specialist assists the Dance Camp leader with creative and age-appropriate dance activities (jazz, hip hop, ballet, tap, modern, etc.) during assigned periods. Other duties involve assisting in creative, outdoor and sporting activities such as arts and crafts, archery,hiking, drama, 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 or proven experience in assisting and leading dance sessions. A first aid certification and a criminal background certification are mandatory requirements for this position.

Reference #128

Programme Staff - Film Camp Counsellor / Activity Counsellor


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

The Film Camp counsellor will assist the Film Camp leader in preparing and executing a fun and educational Film making Camp programme for International campers from 10- 17 years.Our Film making camp programes takes place at our summer residential camp in Leysin, Switzerland. Applicant must be experienced in digital video filming, editing and production and have experience in working with children in an residential and/or international environment. Other duties include leading a wide range of sporting, creative and outdoor activities such as trekking, swimming, orienteering, arts and crafts, 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.

Applicants must speak good English, Have experience in film making and have experience working in a residential camp environment.

Reference #177

LEGO Mindstorms EV3 Robotics Activity Counsellor


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

Village Camps is looking to hire an experienced STEM 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 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 assist the STEM Robotics Leader in teaching: - 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 Lego Mindstorms EV3 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 28th June- 2nd August (Inclusive).

Reference #180

Camp driver


Based on skills, languages and experience.
Full room and board, accident/liability insurance.
28th June- 16th August inclusive
22
Swiss and EU passport holders only apply.

The camp driver will be required to drive the camp cars and 9 seat mini-vans to transport campers and staff members to various activity areas in the region. The camp driver will also be required to pick up camp supplies from local suppliers and supermarkets and transport them to various activity areas in the region. The camp driver will also be required to pick up campers form the local airport.

- Applicants must have at least 2 years driving experience and experience driving 9 seat mini-vans. - Applicants must be in possession of a clean driving licence and be experienced driving both manual and automatic transmission cars. - Please note that a basic first aid certification and clean police criminal background check are mandatory requirements for this position. Applicants must speak English.

Reference #185