We’ve recently joined up with VIPKID to offer the readers of our Jobs Abroad Bulletin the opportunity to make a roving living teaching English online to children in China. Part of the reason we did so was thanks to Kathryn Smith, our guest writer today. Though she has found a number of interesting roles to finance her travels, from teaching in Korea to working on a private yacht, she describes working for VIPKID as “hitting the jackpot.”
If you are comfortable on a bicycle saddle, try applying to the three companies we have selected today, whose tours range from gentle meanders sampling the wares in Californian or French wine regions to climbing thousands of feet in the Himalayas or the volcano pitted landscape of Chile.
American companies centred around adventure and educational travel for high school and middle school students are beginning their recruitment for tour leaders and counsellors for summer 2016.
PGL began recruitment for overseas positions on September 1, signalling the first step on the route for up to 2,500 successful applicants to take up their roles in the UK, France and Spain in summer 2016. PGL have varied roles for next summer, including in retail, housekeeping, admin, maintenance, instructor positions, and language jobs. Positions are already filling up but the three we have highlighted here are all available now.
A good leader can make or break a tour and will need to suit the company they will keep. For Southeast Asia backpacker tours this means having the energy of a Duracell Bunny, able to cope with both alcoholic overindulgence and cultural overload.
Five years after cramming her life into a backpack and leaving Australia to visit all the world's Olympic sites, Caitlyn O’Dowd divides her life between working as a tour guide and living off season in the Netherlands.
Paul Simon had 50 ways to leave his lover. He made a new plan, Stan; dropped off the key, Lee; and got on the bus, Gus. But what if your name is Matt or Kylie and you want to go further than back to your parent’s house?