Applications for volunteering with Croatia’s Outlook Festival are now open. In return for helping out volunteers will receive a free festival ticket (normally £140), food tokens and four nights’ refunded camping.
Working for your keep in a hostel is a good way of cutting down on expensive accommodation costs and circumventing local employment visa requirements. Though it can be a grey area many hostels are willing to provide unpaid work in countries where avenues for paid employment are closed.
A camp counsellor has been described as a "cross between a teacher and a big brother or sister." Your main role will be to keep the children safe and occupied for as long as they are awake, while those that don’t want to work directly with children may be able to find work in the background in catering, cleaning or maintenance positions.
If the lure of the dazzling Dalmatian coast is too much for you, then there’s no time like the present to start thinking about a trip to Croatia. So what’s stopping you? Ah yes, finances. With a heady Mediterranean climate, endless sandy beaches and a lively culture, Croatia is a popular summer hotspot… But it doesn’t come cheap. If you’re not the best at scrimping and saving, then consider working a few easy-as jobs to help you earn your bread and beer.