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Summer jobs overseas leading tours with teens on grass path.
Summer jobs overseas leading teen nature and adventure trips are a rewarding experience. Photo by Erica Rounsefell.

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Leading a group adventure tour abroad, here Machu Picchu. Paid Summer Travel Jobs Leading Adventure Tours
If you're a natural leader and adventurer seeking work abroad, here are paid travel jobs that involve leading adventure tours, with most taking place during the summer.
Summer jobs teaching high school students. Summer Jobs Leading International Programs for High School Students
The skills required to lead student programs abroad by an experienced teacher, with a list of student travel companies to approach.
Summer and seasonal work exchanges including agricultural jobs in Italy. Summer and Seasonal Agricultural Jobs  
There are many opportunities around the world, often work exchanges for food and shelter in countries including Italy, France, Japan, New Zealand, Australia, Argentina, and many more.
Teach English to children at  summer camps abroad. Teaching English to Children in a Summer Camp or Homestay Abroad
A great option for a summer job abroad is to English to children and teens at a camp, homestay program, while learning a language through exchange and immersion.
Leading teens on trips, including mountain climbing. Leading Teen Summer Tours Abroad
Get started early for opportunities to lead teens on trips to exciting locationsaround the world, and learn the basic requirements.
A summer workcamp, here restoring a castle, is a great way to meet international citizens. Volunteer Workcamps: Join This Summer and Make a Difference
Jobs in Australia are often off-the-beaten-path and the author offers her inside tips and prime resources for summer and seasonal work.
Leading teens on nature trips. Summer Jobs Leading Nature Trips
Many summer jobs exist for those who wish to work overseas leading nature activity camps and tours.
Summer and seasonal farm work in Australia. Finding Summer and Seasonal Jobs in Australia
Jobs in Australia are often off-the-beaten-path and the author offers her inside tips and prime resources for summer and seasonal work.

Working Holidays with Interexchange.

Work and Learning Abroad Programs

InterExchange, a nonprofit organization with more than 50 years of cultural exchange experience, offers work programs for U.S. citizens in a variety of countries, including during the summer.

Working Holiday Programs are offered in Australia and Canada (18-35).
Group Tours in Costa Rica and the U.K.
Fellowships worldwide.

Working Holiday in Canada.

Work & Travel Canada

Our program enables US Citizens ages 18-35 to obtain a Working Holiday Visa in Canada for up to one year.

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Summer camp activity jobs for leaders of teens with Broadreach.

Summer Camp Leader Jobs for Adventures Worldwide
For over 20 years, Broadreach has expanded the horizons of over 17,000 middle school, high school and college students. On 70+ summer adventures in 40+ countries, our students have pursued their interests, unlocking the world, understanding its people and finding themselves along the way. We are currently hiring for a variety of different Summer Instructor Positions. We are looking for staff that find reward in educating high school students through hands-on experiences around the world. Summer camp jobs for leaders supervising teen activities such as biking, hiking, sailing, surfing, scuba diving and safaris in Asia, Africa, Latin America, Europe and the South Pacific. Please visit the website for more specifics.

Summer camp jobs for leaders of teens with Bold Earth.

Bold Earth Teen Adventures
Summer Camp Jobs for Leaders of Teens
Summer camp jobs for leaders supervising teen activities such as biking, hiking, sailing, surfing, scuba diving and safaris in Asia, Africa, Latin America, Europe and the South Pacific.

Teach English in summer camps in italy and Austria. The English Camp Company
Teach English in Summer Camps in Italy and Germany
Teach English to children aged 6 to 14 years old in a fun, interactive summer camp environment throughout Italy, Austria and Germany during the summer. Travel, teach, meet new people, and immerse yourself in a new culture!

Leading programs and camps for teens. VISIONS Service Adventures
Leaders for Summer Volunteer Program for Teens
Offers summer community service programs for teenagers that blend construction-based service work, cultural immersion, travel and adventure. Programs operate in under-resourced communities in locations worldwide. We are currently looking for leaders interested in supervising and mentoring teens on service-oriented trips. Must have an interest in cross-cultural living, working with youth, and hands-on community service.

Summer and year-long jobs in Australia, New Zealand, Canada, and Ireland. BUNAC
Summer Jobs and Working Holidays Abroad
BUNAC USA has been leading travel experts since 1962, offering a range of summer work abroad opportunities in Australia, New Zealand, Canada, the UK and Ireland. From summer internship placements to paid jobs in a wide variety of sectors and accommodation support, get your summer sorted with us. Full-time university or college students and recent graduates are eligible. Vist our website if you have a question!

Paid summer adventure trip leaders. ARCC Programs
Paid Summer Adventure Trip Leaders
Spend the summer leading, teaching, and inspiring teenagers while traveling to some of the world's most beautiful destinations — ARCC Programs is seeking Trip Leaders! ARCC Programs are designed for teenagers (13-18 years old) who want a summer experience that combines trying new activities, exploring new areas, experiencing the independence of traveling with a small group, conquering challenges, and meeting students from all over. ARCC Trip Leaders focus on fostering constructive group dynamics, facilitating activities and initiatives, overseeing outfitted activities, and ensuring that each student is able to safely achieve certain goals consistent with his or her abilities.

American Village Camps for summer camp counselors and English teachers.
American Village Camps
Work as a Camp Counselor in France in Spring/Summer/Autumn
Do you want to teach ESL both in AND out of the classroom? American Village Camps seek energetic, creative, initiative-takers who are native English speakers & love working with children. We’ve been running English immersion camps in France since 1994! Our English Language Counselors live at our immersion camps, scattered in the countryside across France. It gives you experience, making lesson plans, using ESL games, working with beginners, and practicing TPR. For more seasoned ESL teachers, it is a good fit if you are ready to get out of the classroom and onto the playing field!

Shared dorm-style housing with other counselors, bedding included. Meals included.
Free laundry services are available at least once a week.
All counselors may request a 100€ defrayal of train travel to their village.

Abbey Road Programs
Seeks teachers to work in their summer language immersion and pre-college programs in Spain, France, Italy, and in the U.S. for high school students.

Summer jobs for qualified camp counselors to instruct and supervise teens in sailing and scuba diving activities in the Caribbean, Australia, Galapagos and Ecuador, France, Monaco and Italy.

Alaska Summer Jobs
Work in Alaska in a variety of industries including Alaska fishing and processing, cruise ship, fishing lodges and resorts, oil, outdoor jobs, land tour, timber, and construction work

Anywork Anywhere
Resources for work, adventure and travel throughout the UK, Europe, and Worldwide. Many opportunities provide accommodation and are full-time temporary positions, with contracts running from 1 week to 12 months, permanent vacancies are also advertised.

Camp Counselors USA
Summer jobs as camp counselors in Canada and Croatia. Holiday work, including travel jobs, for up to 12 months in Australia and Canada. New Internship options ranging from Ecuador to Mexico. Many volunteer opportunities available through their partnership with Love Volunteers.

Canadian Camp Experience Program (CCEP)
Short-term, seasonal, and summer jobs of all kinds that helps young adults (19-30) travel to Canada to work at resident summer camps. NYQUEST and its overseas recruiting partners, work together to train, place and support participants so that they are well prepared and cared for during their stay in Canada. We also take great pride in carefully placing you at a camp that matches your interests, dates of availability and your preferences related to work environment and type of campers. Participants can apply to the program from anywhere in the world. NYQUEST will complete all the work related securing the participant's work permit. Participants do not need to go to a Canadian embassy to apply for their work permit.

Experiment in International Living Summer Group Leaders
The esteemed Experiment in International Living (which the editor attended for a semester), "On the cutting edge of cultural exchange since 1932," offers educational travel jobs for group leaders to many countries worldwide for semesters and summers.

Global Experiences: Summer Internships
Internship programs sends hundreds of students abroad each summer to gain practical work experience and enhance their global experiences. Enroll early for the summer and reserve your place in a professional internship program in Barcelona, Dublin, Florence, London, Milan, Paris, Shanghai, Stockholm, Sydney, and other great locations.

Global Leadership Adventures
Summer jobs to qualified individuals leading students through life-changing service-learning journeys abroad.

Moondance Adventures
Summer jobs available for trips leading teen adventure tours worldwide.

Outward Bound Costa Rica
Summer internships as Field Instructors to outdoor professionals, principally those who have participated in Outward Bound Costa Rica's Leadership Semester course and training. Instructors guide OBCR programs in Costa RIca, Panama and Nicaragua.
A UK site that provides a very diverse listing of jobs for all seasons overseas. This excellent site also provides tools by which those who have such work experience may stay in touch and network with past co-workers via their active message board.
A directory of short-term jobs overseas, many related to tourism and hospitality.

Where There Be Dragons
The educational organization offers jobs abroad for qualified leaders of summer and seasonal teen adventures tours, often in the developing world.

Wilderness Ventures
Jobs are available for qualified applicants for summer outdoor adventures worldwide.

World Challenge Expeditions
A UK organization that has need of expedition leaders for summer schools’ educational expeditions to Central and South America, Africa, and Asia. Four-week period of work between late June and late August. Usual minimum age 24 and minimum qualification mountain leader training and experience of working with 14-18 year olds.


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