Canada - Working Holiday

Do you want to work at a ski resort in Banff or with a tour company in Vancouver or at a restaurant in busy downtown Toronto? This Casual Work Experience Program is ideal for young adults who wish to gain valuable work experience while earning money to support their stay. Candidates will improve their English or French skills, meet many Canadians, immerse themselves in culture and discover beautiful Canada!.

There are two types of programme:

Casual Work Experience Program City (CWE-C):

The Casual Work Program’s city option is tailored for casual students, those whose main goal in Canada is to have fun.  This program will place them in the food services sector and allow them to meet Canadians and earn money to supplement their stay.

Casual Work Experience Program Resort (CWE-R):

CWE-Resort puts students in hotel positions throughout BC, the Rockies and Ontario’s Muskoka district* (*summer only).  Students work in housekeeping positions – those with experience may also work in higher end jobs such as front desk or night auditor.  The resort placement option is ideal for price conscious students – as subsidized staff accommodation is included in all placements – and also for longer term hospitality students.

Work placement details

These positions are available in the cosmopolitan Canadian cities of Vancouver, Toronto and Montreal. All placements are arranged before the student arrives in Canada. Students are able to choose their work location, but not a job.

Summary of Conditions

Working Holiday Canada - Summary of Conditions
Type of job Entry level jobs in hospitality (housekeeping, waitressing, bartending etc.).
Salary (other benefits) CAD $9-$15 per hour plus tips (depending on the position).
Accommodation Assistance with looking for long-term accommodation upon arrival will be provided.
Location of job placement Canada, mostly Vancouver, Toronto and Montreal.
Duration of the placement From 12 weeks up to 1 year.
When to apply? The programme is available all year round.
Eligibility. Who can apply? Applicants must:
1. Be citizens of the following countries: Australia, Belgium, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Republic of Korea, Netherlands, Norway, Denmark, New Zealand, Sweden, United Kingdom, Chile, Latvia, Czech Republic, Poland, Lithuania, Hong Kong;
2. Be aged between 18 and 30 (candidates from some countries can be 35).
Application process in more detail.
Visa required Working Holiday Visa
Programme cost Only now DISCOUNT price - total of 850 CAD.
Cancellation The booking fee of 300 CAD is non-refundable. Check programme costs and cancellation policy.
APPLY for the programme & BOOK online!

Available positions

    Jobs vary from season to season, but usually include the following
  • Retail Shop Clerk;
  • Supermarket Clerk;
  • Banquet Server;
  • Hotel Night Auditor;
  • Hotel Front Desk Clerk;
  • Hotel Housekeeper;
  • Resort Labourers;
  • Restaurant Line Cook;
  • Restaurant Servers;
  • Bar help.

These are all paid positions and candidates will earn CAD$9-$15 per hour plus tips.

Global Choices. Contact information

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