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Awesome Work & Travel

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Awesome Travel is a culture exchange work and travel company. For more than a decade we’ve been assisting young opportunity seeking South African graduates and professionals to work abroad on short term contracts.

We also offer an inbound program giving participants the opportunity to work in social and conservation programs throughout South Africa.

The opportunities offered prove an invaluable addition on any young South African’s CV. We offer full support throughout the entire process. Support includes covering everything from visa, flights, insurance, jobs, housing etc.

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Camp Exchange USA

Summer Camp in the United States is a way of life. Over a million children a year in a America attaend a camp and in South Africa we look for young councilors who are keen to travel to America for the summer to work with kids, teach a sport or an activity. Most people who go to camp say it is the great job you will ever have because you are paid to do you hobby or sport you love.  So if you like children and have a sport or skill you love doing and are happy to teach it to children, then camp is for you.

  • Interested applicants must be between the ages of 19-30
  • Must have experience with children, not necessarily as a form of profession but a profession related to fields of teaching, coach and youth/social worker is an advantage. In general have a set of skill to offer to children.
  • Must be South African, or have a valid visa to be in South Africa
  • Prepared to work hard and commit to the conditions and cultures set for camp and America as a country.
  • Program applications are open year around.
  • It takes a minimum of 2-3 months to place candidates and process everything needed for the visa program.
  • The program is a minimum of 9 weeks. It is best to APPLY EARLY.
  • We make use of the J1 work and travel visa, which unfortunately you can only apply for once.
  • After training completion, you’re granted a 30 day grace period to travel and explore America.
  • This program is not free however we have a variety of fee options available to qualifying candidates in order to assist everyone interested participate.
  • As per Awesome Travel we have a program budget that is available on request.
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Work Exchange
New Zealand

Probably the only really open work and travel program that allows young South Africans the opportunity to travel to a country and work for up to a year in any field. So if meeting travelers form all over the world while working in your field appeals to you then work New Zealand is the program for you.

  • Interested applicants must be between the ages of 19-30
  • Must have post high school studies in any chosen field and have experience within the chosen field.
  • Must be South African citizen
  • Must be mature enough to travel to a country on your own and mange things like work, housing and other day to day challenges.
  • Program applications are accepted all year around.
  • The program allows the visa holder to arrive in New Zealand and have 365 days to stay and work in the country on the program form that day.
  • Visa application can take about a month.
  • THERE IN NO NEED TO HAVE A JOB LINED UP BEFORE YOU LEAVE.   
  • The visa is valid for 1 full year.
  • You can work in any field.
  • You can work as much as you like or you don’t have to work and can just travel (if you have the cash).
  • A true working and Travel program for South African’s.
  • Work New Zealand is and open program and has no employers attached to the visa.
  • With it being and open visa (no attachment to an employer) there is no assistance provided for the the fees of the program.
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Agricultural Internship
USA

FOOD SECURITY, these are the first thing that come to mind when thinking about agriculture on the African continent. Our program provided for qualified candidates to train under some of the very best farming professional and gain experience vital to being able to be successful in the farming industry back in South Africa. We have a partner network across the United States that provides training  opportunities in order for you to work, learn and grow in agriculture while building a life long business network.

  • Applicants must be between the ages of 19-30
  • Must have at least an NQF level 5 or a Diploma, have an agricultural background and experience related to farming, animals, crops, dairy and cattle production.
  • Must be a South African or have a valid visa to be in South Africa.
  • Prepared to work hard and commit to conditions of the training program to advance your career
  • Program applications are accepted all year around.
  • It takes between 4-6 months to place candidates and process everything needed for the visa program.
  • Programs are for a minimum of 6 months and a maximum of 12 months.
  • It is best to APPLY EARLY.
  • We make use of the J1 intern and trainee visa costs.
  • After training completion, you’re granted a 30 day grace period to travel and explore America.
  • This program is not free however we have a variety of fee options available to qualifying candidates in order to assist everyone interested participate.
  • As per Awesome Travel we have a program budget that is available on request.
Apply here
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Hospitality and Culinary Internship USA

With more than 17 years experience in hospitality and Culinary Internships abroad. We have the strongest network of hospitality companies who provide incredible training platforms for graduates in hospitality or young chefs who are looking to develop their skills and make a name for themselves. With placements at companies such as the Ritz Carlton, Montage and The Broadmoor, there really is no stopping graduates of our internship program in the United States become industry leaders in South Africa.

  • Applicants must be between the ages of 18-30.
  • Must have at least an NQF level 5 or a Diploma in studies related to fields of Hospitality Management, Food & Beverage or Professional Cookery.
  • Must be South African, or have a valid visa to be in South Africa.
  • Prepared to work hard and commit to conditions of the training program to advance your career.
  • Program applications are accepted all year around.
  • It takes between 4-6 months to place candidates and process everything needed for the visa program.
  • Programs are for a minimum of 6 months and a maximum of 12 months.
  • It is best to APPLY EARLY.
  • We make use of the J1 intern and trainee visa costs.
  • After training completion, you’re granted a 30 day grace period to travel and explore America.
  • This program is not free however we have a variety of fee options available to qualifying candidates in order to assist everyone interested and who qualifies to participate, so do not let finance stop you.
  • As per Awesome Travel we have a program budget that is available on request.
Apply here
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