Autumn Camp Counselor at American Village Camps in France

Salary:  Less than $20,000 Location:  Courtabœuf Cedex, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France
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Job Description


Work in France this fall!

We are currently hiring for the following start dates at our Back to School American Village Camps:

·         September 12th – October 18th

·         September 20th  October 18th

·         September 27th to October 18th

·         October 4th – October 31st

(3,4, 5 Week contracts available until October 31st).

19 – 31 October: Day camp in Paris – no housing provided. Monday to Friday, except bank holidays. One paid Saturday prep day at the beginning of the contract.

Salary: 1170 euros per month. Meals and housing are paid for by the employer.

Location: One of our language villages in France. Exact location announced after hire.

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.

– Are you a team player, organized, and able to disconnect from technology during working hours (no smartphones while with the kids)?

– Are you kind, caring and friendly: a people-person?

– Are you capable of organizing activities: sports, arts & crafts, dance, large scale games?

– Are you excited about performing in skits, telling stories, leading songs & cheers?

– Are you creative and excited about brainstorming as a team?

– Are you receptive to learning about our approach to teaching English, and implementing it in and outside of the classroom?

Salary and Perks:

– 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.

– No fees associated with the obtainment of your temporary work permit (North Americans).

– Absolutely no application fee to apply to this job.

– All counselors may request a 50€ defrayal of train travel to their village.

– Accident insurance while working for work-related injuries.

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



We only seek Language Counselors who are native English speakers.

– Required experience: camp counseling, childcare, &/or teaching experience

– Clear criminal history

– 20 years old is the minimum age requirement for foreign counselors. A typical applicant is between 20 and 35 years old.

– High school diploma from a high school in an Anglophone country & correct grammar and spelling on application.

– First-hand knowledge of North American culture

– Must be able to enter Schengen Zone as a tourist (for example: US or Canadians are allowed this with a valid passport.)

How to Apply

The application process and application tips are outlined on the American Village recruitment website. A professional reference is required. We advise you to read through the entire recruitment website before completing the online application.

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