English Language Camp Counselor (Residential Program in France)

Deadline: Fri 02 Sep 2022 00:00:00 UTC
  • Deadline: Fri 02 Sep 2022 00:00:00 UTC
  • France: Domaine de Damian.
  • Nacel - American Village
    Responds to over 90% of job applications usually within 16 hours
  • Positions: 25
  • Short Term/Summer job, Residential
  • Applicant must have permission to work in the EU or hold a valid work permit for employment in the EU.

Job Summary

Now hiring for the following dates at our American Village overnight camps:

September 22 - October 21

September 29 - October 21

September 29 - November 04

October 06 - November 04

You would lead activities & English classes for French children between the ages of 7 & 17 years old. Counselors are responsible for the safety and well-being of the campers under their care.

Details of Position

American Village Camps have been running English immersion camps in France since 1994! We seek energetic, creative, initiative-takers who are English speakers & love working with children. This autumn we will be running 4 different residential camps in the French countryside.

Current location:
Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden


1. Language Requirements:

Candidates must have a fluent level of English (CEFRL Level C1 or higher)

2. Qualification Requirements:

We seek candidates who have camp counseling, childcare, &/or teaching experience with correct English grammar and spelling on the application.

A diploma/certificate to teach English is not required, but is a plus (TEFL, CELTA etc).

3. Nationality requirement:

We can only consider applicants who are:

- a European national (passport holder).


- a non-EU national who possesses a French work authorisation for employment for the entire period of requested employment. Four examples of such autorisations are : VLS-TS Etudiant-Eleve, Vie privée et familiale, Résident, Article 18(1) Accord de retrait du Royaume Uni de l'UE - Toutes Activités Professionnelles.

4. You are at least 18 years old

5. Skills, Knowledge & Interest:

Candidates must have extensive knowledge of North American culture or British culture, preferably through living in one of those countries. This includes cultural knowledge of arts, history, geography, sports, folktales, and science.

6. Other important criteria:

- You are someone who is capable of organizing both large and small group activities.

- You have teamwork, communication and leadership skills.

- Your capacity to work abroad and work with an international team.

- You genuinely enjoy working with people, and especially, with children!

Salary and Benefits

- A salary for all days worked: 1170 Euros / month.

- Shared dorm-style housing with other counselors, bedding included.

- Meals included.

- Free laundry services are available at least once a week.

- Absolutely no application fee to apply to this job.

- All counselors may request a 100euro defrayal of train travel to their village (within France).

- We have multiple camps running simultaneously across France. We pay for any work-related transportation costs if the counselor changes camps.

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