There are lots of fun summer jobs abroad that give you an opportunity to work and earn some extra cash in a new environment.
Common seasonal jobs include summer work as a waiter or waitress, bar work, holiday repping, au pair and teaching English to international students. These jobs are perfect for anyone who wishes to work in the summer months part-time or as part of a gap year, however, there are more opportunities available which we bet you didn’t know existed!
If you’re looking for the perfect American summer job, that’s a little out of the ordinary step this way. From working as a Survival Skills Instructor to teaching magic, there are an almost endless number of summer camp jobs abroad.
Spending a summer abroad as a DJ is pretty much everyone’s dream at some point, right? If you’re into your music, then a summer teaching DJing skills could be the best way to earn some money! You’ll teach mixing techniques, how to use sound effects, and lots of other things too.
A lifeguard is an important role, but also one of the coolest summer camp jobs abroad. With many summer activities taking place around water, lifeguards are highly sought after. If you’re already a qualified lifeguard or are looking to be trained up, you’ll find work easily.
Are you a budding magician? You could spend your summer teaching campers the tricks of the trade! There’s nothing better than being paid to have fun, and helping the campers improve their skills is really rewarding. Forget Disney, because this really is a magical way to spend a summer… (sorry!).
Summer Camp isn’t just about playing games all day. Some activities are set up to help the campers expand their knowledge. Science, technology, engineering, and maths are all covered by Counselors working in STEM roles. Why not have a read through USA Summer Camp’s own Jess Toogood’s summer as a STEM manager?
Depending on where you go in the world, you can have the opportunity to be a football or soccer coach – the wording is the only thing that is different. Football is a sport that brings everyone together, no matter the language barrier. Take joy from teaching young people the beautiful game in an enjoyable way.
There’s something about working at camp that helps you reconnect to nature and switch off from the rest of the world. Camps are usually set around natural lakes or forests, which is perfect for stepping out of your comfort zone. Camp Counselors run campouts and adventure trips through local forests, which are great fun!
Yes, you can get paid to take photos! With many summer activities involving people who want to take memories away with them, a photographer is always required. Get your best camera ready and take some awesome shots!
Playing Minecraft a little more than you should? Why don’t you turn the hobby into a summer job abroad? That’s right, you can get paid to teach campers how to use Minecraft and help them improve their skills!
Can you play an instrument? Have you ever wanted to spend all summer playing in a rock band? Our campers are always looking to develop their music skills across a range of genres, and our camps give everyone that opportunity. So bring your guitar or even your cello and become a music teacher.
As a summer camp counselor or leader, you’ll have children around camp to take part in lots of amazing activities, including hockey, climbing or going down to the beach! You get paid to take a leadership role and become an older brother or sister to these kids. You don’t even need any qualifications!
Ready to take on the challenge? Then apply to work at Summer Camp today! Want to know more? Find out the roles we have available below!
If you’re looking for a summer camp job abroad that is completely out of the box, USA Summer Camp has a number of roles waiting to be filled.