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Switzerland (Leysin) - June 26th - July 31st or August 14th 2022


Programme Staff - Rock Climbing Specialist/Activity Counsellor


Based on skills, languages and experience.
Full room and board, accident/liability insurance.
June 26th - August 14th 2022 (inclusive)
21
EU, NZ, USA, CANADA, UK 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 basic first aid certification, a criminal background certification and a covid-19 certification are mandatory requirements for this position.

Reference #58

Programme Staff - Adventure and Activity Counsellor


Based on skills, languages and experience.
Full room and board, accident/liability insurance.
June 26th - July 31st or August 14th 2022 (inclusive)
21
EU, SWISS , Norwegian , UK, USA, NZ, Canada passport holders only apply.

Outdoor Adventure Activity Counsellors will work with international campers from the age of 10- 17 years. They will be required to lead and assist in various Activity sessions such as mountain hiking, mountain biking, orienteering, climbing, high ropes courses, outdoor survival skills, bushcraft and team sports. Additional responsibilities include supervising during meal times and excursions, participating in evening programmes and wake-up/lights-out duties.

Applicants must have experience in outdoor adventure activities and experience working with children. A criminal background check, a basic first aid certification and covid-19 certification are mandatory requirements for this position.

Reference #59

Administrative Staff - Receptionist


Based on skills, languages and experience.
Full room and board, liability insurance.
June 26th - August 14th 2022 (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 level of spoken French or Italian is an advantage. A criminal background check and a covid-19 certificate are mandatory requirements for this position.

Reference #66

Facilities Staff - Night Patrol Personnel


Based on skills, languages and experience.
Full room and board, accident/liability insurance.
June 26th - August 14th 2022 (inclusive)
21
EU, NORWEGIAN , SWISS, USA, CANADA, NZ 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 and experience working with children. A basic first Aid certification, criminal background check and covid-19 certification are mandatory requirements for this role.

Reference #70

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


Based on skills, languages and experience.
Full room and board, accident/liability insurance.
June 26th to July 31st or August 14th 2022 (inclusive)
21
EU, NZ, USA, CANADA,UK, 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 basic first aid certification, criminal background check and covid-19 certification are mandatory requirements for this position

Reference #92

Support Staff - Tuck Shop manager


Based on skills, languages and experience.
Full room and board, accident/liability insurance.
26th June - 14 August 2022
20
EU, Swiss, NZ, UK , USA, Canada, Norwegian 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. A criminal background check and covid-19 certification are mandatory requirements for this position.

Reference #93

Photographer/Videographer


Based on skills, languages and experience.
Full room and board, accident/liability insurance.
June 26th - August 14th 2022 (inclusive)
21
EU, Swiss, Norwegian, USA, Canada, New Zealand passport holders only apply.

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. 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 videography and experience working with children. A criminal background check and covid-19 certification are mandatory requirements for this role.

Reference #98

Programme staff - French Teacher/Activity Counsellor


Based on skills, languages and experience.
Full room and board, accident/liability insurance.
June 26th - August 14th 2022 (inclusive)
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. A criminal background check and covid-19 certification are mandatory requirements for this position.

Reference #105

Programme Staff - Leadership Training Camp Activity Counsellor


Based on skills, languages and experience.
Full room and board, accident/liability insurance.
June 26th to July 31st 2022 inclusive
21
EU, Swiss, Norwegian, UK, USA. NZ Canada passport holders only apply.

Leadership Training Camp counsellor leads a variety of leadership based activities. Other duties involve assisting in creative and outdoor activities such as trekking, swimming, mountain biking,rafting, laser tag, orienteering, tennis and team sports. Additional responsibilities include supervising during meal times and excursions, participating in evening programmes and wake-up/lights-out duties.

Candidate must have experience working with teenagers. Knowledge of another language other than English is an asset. A basic first aid certification, criminal background check and covid-19 certification are mandatory requirements for this position.

Reference #110

Camp driver


Based on skills, languages and experience.
Full room and board, accident/liability insurance.
25th June- 16th August 2022 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, clean police criminal background check and covid-19 certification are mandatory requirements for this position. Applicants must speak English.

Reference #185