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Are you prepared to live, work, and have fun in one of Canada’s incredible resort communities for winter, summer, or even a whole year?
You will arrive in Canada with a great job, a new place to live, and everything else taken care of to ensure you get the ideal Working Holiday.
You can work at the partner hotel, biking park, ski resort restaurants, golf courses, or incredible activities suppliers in The Rockies, Vancouver, or Western Canada.
The land of Canada works in guest service, catering and beverages and the front desk, in-office lifts, retail mountain operations, skiing instructing, kitchen, cleaning or children’s camps, lifeguarding, or other excellent jobs.
Whether you go for a well-known tourist destination like Banff, Jasper, or Vancouver or a less-traveled hidden gem within or near UNESCO world-class sites, you will be working in some incredible spots with young people from across Canada and across the globe.
While we can place you all year round, the best chances are at the beginning of the peak seasons.
Winter: November or December up to April or May
The summer months are from May to June to September/October.
Our plan includes pre-departure assistance with flights, visa insurance, work accommodation, pre-departure and arrival assistance, and ongoing assistance throughout your duration in Canada.
The processing of Working Holiday visas takes about 12 weeks, so there’s still time to get your visa to apply for the winter season that is coming up; however, you must apply as soon as possible.
- Interview with the Program Manager
- Interviews scheduled in conjunction with Canadian employer(s)
- Opportunities for employment in the resort communities of Canada.
- Accommodation in advance near your work
- Assistance before departure from the Program Supervisor
- The bank account, as well as the Tax ID (S.I.N.) Support
- Travel tips to reach the resort and later in the season.
- Lift passes that are free or discounted (ski resorts as well as mountain bike parks) only)
- 24/7 Emergency Number
- Support and assistance provided by the local staff during the duration of your time in Canada
- Interviewed an Internet program manager
- Interview(s) with the appropriate host companies until a job is obtained.
- Placement in a hotel
- Support for visas and assistance with travel, health insurance (mandatory), Visas
- A pre-departure kit of information to aid you in preparing for your Canadian adventure
- The itinerary for your arrival at the nearest International Airport and route to your workplace so you can begin work as soon as possible after arriving.
- Assistance with your banking account, tax I.D. (S.I.N.) and other important details regarding working, traveling, or playing Canada on your vacation.
- You can start your job and work through the entire season or even longer. After the season, you can apply for work in the following season or discover more of Canada together with new friends.
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Working hours, times off, and travel.
Work hours aren’t specified for seasonal workers. Still, you can expect to work between 25 to 40 hours per week, based on the requirements of your host company, and you must be available for work during weekends, evenings, and holidays because these are the busiest times for tourism companies.
A few local trips may be feasible during your working hours, like on days off. But you will only be able to take short excursions while at work. It would help if you took some time before or following your job to visit Canada. We are in partnership with several backpacker travel agencies that will show you the best of Canada and also from central U.S.A., Mexico, and Central America. If you’re looking for an extra trip in the vicinity of your location, contact us, and we’ll be able to advise you on alternatives to travel before booking your flight.
- High School leavers and higher
- Aged between 18 and 35 (Working Holiday visa requirement)
- At least six months of paid work working experience.
- Practical communication skills effectively in English with colleagues and clients.
- The ability to be employed for the entire summer period that runs from May to mid-October (Note that some resorts have an earlier season from June to September, and some resorts offer one-year-long placements )
- Criminal background checks
- Complete the Online application form and submit a current resume, motivational letter, and other relevant references.
- Introduction video in which you introduce yourself and explain why this program is right for you
- Working holiday visas or any other Canadian employment visa.