Paid work abroad

Paid work abroad programmes

Simply Snowsports skiier on a ski instructor course, Canada

Become a ski instructor in 11 weeks, Canada

Qualify as a ski instructor on this intensive course in Canada and revolutionise your skiing! With over 250 hours of expert coaching you'll be one of the best CSIA/CASI Level 2 ski instructors in the world. 100% pass rate. Snowboard instructor courses also available.
  • Over £5000
  • Team leader
  • Leads to qualification
  • No minimum level of fitness required
  • No skills/experience required
Oyster

Work in Sydney, Australia

An an orientation course in Sydney, Australia, for those on a working holiday visa. Includes 2 weeks accommodation to help you get settled in, a representative to show you around, and help finding a job and apartment.
  • Under £1000
  • Solo activity
  • No minimum level of fitness required
  • No skills/experience required
BUNAC Ski Internship in Japan

Ski and snowboard internships in Japan

Spend an amazing ski season in Japan on an exciting ski or snowboard internship. You’ll combine ski instructor training and a guaranteed ski instructor job offer allowing you to work and experience the Japanese ski season whilst having the time of your life!
  • £1000 to £5000
  • Team leader
  • Leads to qualification
  • No minimum level of fitness required
  • No skills/experience required
Thailand, where you can intern as a TEFL teacher

TEFL internship, Thailand

This fantastic Thailand internship includes a 140-hour TEFL course that will prepare you for 5 amazing months of teaching and travelling in Thailand. Live like a local and immerse yourself in the diverse culture of Thailand.
  • Under £1000
  • Solo activity
  • Group activity
  • Leads to qualification
  • No minimum level of fitness required
  • No skills/experience required
A SEE TEFL teacher with students in Thailand

Train and work as a TEFL teacher, Thailand

TEFL training and certification program in Chiang Mai, North Thailand. Practical skills training is combined with teaching practice to develop your confidence and ability. Your qualification is internationally recognised, so you can teach in Thailand or another country, and the course comes with a job guarantee.
  • Under £1000
  • Solo activity
  • Group activity
  • Leads to qualification
  • No minimum level of fitness required
  • No skills/experience required
Nonstop skier on ski instructor course

11-week ski instructor course

With over 220 hours of coaching, you'll learn to ski like a pro in no time. Get internationally-recognised qualifications that will get you ski instructor jobs around the world. The CSIA Level 1 on this course has a 100% pass rate.
  • Over £5000
  • Group activity
  • Leads to qualification
  • Minimum level of fitness required
  • No skills/experience required
A VSO early years adviser volunteer with children

Volunteer as an early years adviser, developing countries worldwide

Your role as a VSO volunteer will be to train and advise Teacher Training Colleges and Education Development Centres in early years education. You will a need primary or pre-primary education qualification, and 3 years' experience with children aged 3 - 6 years old.
  • Team leader
  • No minimum level of fitness required
  • Skills/experience required
Alltracks 4-week instructor course - skier

4-week ski instructor course

The ALLTRACKS 4-week ski instructor courses are an ideal way to spend a month in the mountains, earning ski instructor qualifications whilst taking your skiing to the next level. It's a pretty intense course, but also a lot of fun.
  • Group activity
  • Leads to qualification
  • Minimum level of fitness required
  • No skills/experience required
A VSO volunteer paediatric nurse with a child

Volunteer as a paediatric nurse, developing countries worldwide

A fantastic opportunity for a qualified and experienced paediatric nurse. You'll be bringing valuable skills (and learning from local staff) as you work in a hospital in a developing nation, improving the lives of babies at their most vulnerable age.
  • Team leader
  • No minimum level of fitness required
  • Skills/experience required
A VSO ICS volunteer on a placement

Volunteer on ICS projects, Africa and Asia

Make a lasting impact on local communities and develop new skills. You'll spend 10 - 12 weeks working with local young people and a community partner on an impactful and sustainable development project. No experience necessary.
  • Under £1000
  • Group activity
  • No minimum level of fitness required
  • Skills/experience required
VSO health paediatrician in Tanzania

Volunteer as a paediatrician, worldwide

If you are a qualified paediatrician, you could make a huge difference to some of the world's poorest children. Not only will you be treating children, you will also be training other medical staff and sharing skills and knowledge. You will benefit by learning how to work with limited resources and with different systems.
  • Team leader
  • No minimum level of fitness required
  • Skills/experience required
BUNAC - people on a working holiday visa in New Zealand

Paid work abroad (with group flights), New Zealand

A comprehensive programme to help you get settled in New Zealand and provide support throughout your working holiday. Group flights let you make new friends before you even get there!
  • Under £1000
  • Solo activity
  • No minimum level of fitness required
  • No skills/experience required

Snowboard instructor internship plus job offer, USA

A unique career break with a guaranteed job offer as a snowboard instructor, with training in California. Ski instructor courses also available.
  • Over £5000
  • Group activity
  • Team leader
  • Leads to qualification
  • Minimum level of fitness required
  • Skills/experience required
VSO advocacy volunteer with local partner on a career break

Volunteer as an advocacy advisor, Africa

You will help train in-country colleagues in lobbying and campaign development, to improve the lives of vulnerable people. Experience required.
  • Team leader
  • No minimum level of fitness required
  • Skills/experience required
English teacher and children in China - Oyster Worldwide

Teach and earn in China

This is a once-in-a-lifetime experience for ambitious people. You will need a degree and be able to work for six to twelve months as an English teacher in China on a well-paid teaching programme. This is a great opportunity to teach English, enhance life skills, learn Mandarin and travel to see China's unforgettable sights.
  • Under £1000
  • Solo activity
  • Team leader
  • No minimum level of fitness required
  • Skills/experience required
China, the location for this i-to-i TEFL internship

TEFL internship, China

This unique China internship includes a 140-hour TEFL course that will prepare you for 5 amazing months of teaching and travelling in China. Live like a local and immerse yourself in the diverse culture of China.
  • Under £1000
  • Solo activity
  • Group activity
  • No minimum level of fitness required
  • No skills/experience required
TEFL Org UK - teacher in classroom

120 hour TEFL course, UK and online, and TEFL jobs, worldwide

A weekend TEFL course combined with online TEFL training - gets you qualified in your free time! Paid TEFL jobs available to graduates throughout the world. No experience necessary before you start the course - you must simply be a fluent English speaker.
  • Under £1000
  • Solo activity
  • Leads to qualification
  • No minimum level of fitness required
  • No skills/experience required

Ski instructor course with guaranteed job offer, Canada

This is a unique opportunity to get a head start in the snow sports industry. Once you get your Level 1 qualification (all course tuition and fees included), you're guaranteed to get a paid job as a ski instructor!
  • Over £5000
  • Group activity
  • Team leader
  • Leads to qualification
  • Minimum level of fitness required
  • Skills/experience required
Educating Adventures ski instructor course students in Japan

Train to be a ski instructor (3-4 weeks), plus guaranteed job, Japan

This is a unique opportunity to get a head start in the snowsports industry. Get a guaranteed job offer and become a qualified ski instructor in Japan. Snowboard courses and instructor jobs also available.
  • Over £5000
  • Group activity
  • Team leader
  • Leads to qualification
  • Minimum level of fitness required
  • No skills/experience required
VSO volunteer training primary school teachers

Train primary school teachers in developing countries

If you have at least 3 years' primary school teaching experience, you could get a volunteering role sharing your skills with teachers across the world. A hugely rewarding career break, you will be sharing knowledge while helping to improve education for less privileged children.
  • Solo activity
  • Team leader
  • No minimum level of fitness required
  • Skills/experience required
WorldTeach volunteer with locals in Ecuador

Paid volunteer fellowship with TEFL course, Ecuador

An exceptional opportunity to join a fellowship. This placement is fully funded (includes most costs plus monthly allowance) and includes a TEFL course and certification. You'll spend 8 - 10 months teaching in Ecuador, plus carrying out research for your own professional development.
  • Group activity
  • Team leader
  • Leads to qualification
  • No minimum level of fitness required
  • No skills/experience required
Altitude Futures - ski jumper on a ski/snowboard instructor course

Ski and snowboard instructor courses

10-week ski or snowboard instructors course enabling you to gain your Level 1 and 2 BASI or CSIA instructors' qualification. Included in the course fee are 10 weeks' half-board accommodation, all exam fees, first aid course, 210 hours of coaching, work experience and video analysis. Optional extras, including French lessons, training and heli-skiing, are available.
  • Over £5000
  • Group activity
  • Leads to qualification
  • Minimum level of fitness required
  • Skills/experience required
Auckland, New Zealand, where you can do paid work abroad with Oyster Worldwide

Work in Auckland, New Zealand

A great orientation for career breakers wanting a working holiday in New Zealand. Get loads of help settling in during the programme, and help finding a job for a whole year!
  • Under £1000
  • Solo activity
  • No minimum level of fitness required
  • No skills/experience required
Career breakers doing farm work with Oyster Worldwide

Australian outback farm training course with guaranteed work

Oyster's farm work programme opens the door to jobs all over Australia's vast outback. Get started with a fantastic 5-day course at a training farm and a job-finding service - all kicked off with a relaxing stay at the beach!
  • £1000 to £5000
  • Solo activity
  • No minimum level of fitness required
  • No skills/experience required
Alltracks ski instructor course

11 Week Ski Instructor Course

The ALLTRACKS 11-week ski instructor course is the ideal way to spend a ski season as a career break. It combines all mountain ski training with recognised instructor qualifications at some of the world’s top resorts. You must be an intermediate skier.
  • Over £5000
  • Group activity
  • Leads to qualification
  • Minimum level of fitness required
  • Skills/experience required
VSO Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist

Monitoring and evaluation adviser for VSO

This is a professional volunteering role for a career breaker with the right skills and experience. You will receive extensive training plus a financial package, and you will be placed in a long-term project in Africa. This is a chance to use your professional skills in a completely new environment, while bringing sustainable, tangible benefits to developing nations.
  • Team leader
  • No minimum level of fitness required
  • Skills/experience required
Vietnam, where you could spend 5 months as a TEFL teacher intern

TEFL internship, Vietnam

This Vietnam internship includes a 140-hour TEFL course that will prepare you for 5 amazing months of teaching and travelling in Vietnam. Live like a local and immerse yourself in the diverse culture this country has to offer.
  • £1000 to £5000
  • Solo activity
  • Group activity
  • Leads to qualification
  • No minimum level of fitness required
  • No skills/experience required
Teach and Learn Korea logo - teach English in South Korea

Teach English, South Korea

Paid programme sponsored by the South Korean government, recruiting English teachers to work in rural primary schools. Accommodation and round-trip airfare are covered, in addition to your monthly wage. **APPLICATIONS CLOSING SOON**
  • Solo activity
  • No minimum level of fitness required
  • Skills/experience required
VSO ICS volunteer on a placement

Lead teams of young volunteers, Africa and Asia

VSO needs good volunteer team leaders to help create a world without poverty. If you are 23 years old or older and have an experience of leading and motivating your team, for 8 - 10 months, and an ambition to make a difference - become a VSO ICS team leader.
  • Team leader
  • No minimum level of fitness required
  • Skills/experience required
BUNAC working holiday makers in Australia

Work Australia package with group flights

A comprehensive package to help you get settled into Australia, find a job and make new friends. Includes not only welcome and orientation, but support throughout your entire stay in Australia.
  • Under £1000
  • Solo activity
  • Group activity
  • No minimum level of fitness required
  • No skills/experience required
Schoolgirl in Rwanda from VSO teaching project

Teaching in Rwanda

Early years, primary and head teachers are needed for volunteering placements in Rwanda. Other educational professionals are also required to help deliver improvements and provide support - your exact role will depend on your experience.
  • Team leader
  • No minimum level of fitness required
  • Skills/experience required
BUNAC English teachers in China

Teaching internships in China

This is a unique programme that combines work and travel. As well as teaching English, you'll have the chance to travel after your 6 month placement. Although it is an internship, you will get a monthly allowance, plus a completion bonus.
  • Under £1000
  • Group activity
  • Team leader
  • No minimum level of fitness required
  • No skills/experience required
Flying Fish dinghy course - catamaran

Dinghy sail instructor course

Train in the sunshine in Greece or Australia! This 6-week intensive course, suitable for beginners and early intermediates, leads to qualification as an RYA Dinghy Sailing Instructor. Free recruitment and job placement service for all graduates.
  • Over £5000
  • Group activity
  • Leads to qualification
  • Minimum level of fitness required
  • No skills/experience required
Educating Adventures ski instructor course student in Switzerland

Train to be a ski instructor, plus get a guaranteed job, Switzerland

This Level 1 ski instructor course gives you a guaranteed job offer in the resort once you qualify. The qualification is internationally recognised so you can move on when you want! Snowboard instructor courses are also available.
  • Over £5000
  • Group activity
  • Team leader
  • Leads to qualification
  • Minimum level of fitness required
  • No skills/experience required
BUNAC summer camp counsellors

Paid work on a summer camp, USA

Spend 8 to 10 weeks of your summer working with children on a traditional American summer camp - and get paid! You'll be instructing the children in sports or arts and crafts, plus taking care of them as a camp counsellor.
  • Under £1000
  • Group activity
  • Team leader
  • No minimum level of fitness required
  • Skills/experience required
A VSO volunteer midwife training a fellow midwife abroad

Volunteer as a midwife, developing countries worldwide

A career break for a qualified midwife. This role encompasses a broad and exciting range of responsibilities, as you will be training other midwives as well as getting involved in awareness raising and promoting maternal health.
  • Team leader
  • No minimum level of fitness required
  • Skills/experience required