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Dear home. It's not you, it's me.

Earn as you explore

Flexible working holidays with pre-arranged jobs in Canada, Japan, USA, UK, New Zealand and Australia. Because you should never have to choose between getting a job and going travelling.

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Ski ya later! Winter hiring for Canada ski jobs is open. Book now to secure your interview.

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How we work

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Job security

Pre-arranged working holiday jobs and internship support with vetted employers.

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Real reviews

Roadtested experiences to make sure we serve our travel community first.

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Giving back 

5% of all JENZA profits go to our Youth Access Scholarship Fund.

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Who the heck is Jenza, anyway?

What we do

Backed by 65+ years' expertise, JENZA is the work overseas love child of BUNAC and USIT - two originals of the work and travel world. And our mission is to make travel more accessible.

The simple answer to travelling more? Earning while you do it. Whether you need to bankroll your gap year with a working holiday, fund your summer at camp or winter on the slopes, or get ahead with a professional internship - JENZA does the works. Setting you up with the visa assistance, pre-arranged job and arrival support you need to work the world.

Snow business

Canada winter hiring is open

Get your Canada ski resort job wrapped up for winter ’24 on our virtual hiring days. You can video interview for Blue Mountain 13 + 18 Jun, Fairmont 17 + 19 Jun, Sunshine Village 19 + 20 Jun, and Big White any time on our Job Hub - with more employers coming soon. You must be booked onto Work Canada and have proof you’ve entered the visa pools to book an interview, so get your skates on!

Roll out the carpet

Introducing JENZA Intern UK!

We get royally excited about internships. As a team, we're constantly trying to find excuses to travel. (While also battling THIS inner voice: but what about your studies, or your career, or literally insert-any-other-adult-goal here). Open to students and grads of all nationalities, grow your network and get professional work experience in your field - all while spending the summer, semester or up to a year living in the UK.

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Working holiday jobs

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Lake Louise, Alberta

Guest Services Attendant

Winter season (Nov-Apr)

CAD $21.51/hour

Staff housing ($9.50/day), meal on shift

In the heart of Banff NP, the Fairmont Chateau is located on the turquoise shores of Lake Louise – a ski resort famous for its ‘Champagne Powder’.

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Guest Room Attendant

Winter season (Nov-Apr)

CAD $24.05/hour

Staff housing (from $20/day), discounted lift pass

Located near the base of Whistler Blackcomb in Whistler’s world-famous Upper Village, Four Seasons Whistler is Canada’s only Forbes Five Star Resort.

Hiring now

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Rental Attendant

Winter season (Nov-Apr)

CAD $15+/hour

Limited housing ($100-150/week), free lift pass

In the heart of the Rockies, Sunshine Village is one three ski resorts around Banff and is known for having some of the 'best snow in Canada.'

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Lift Attendant

Winter season (Dec-Apr)

CAD $17/hour

Staff housing ($19/day), free season pass

Panorama Mountain Resort is a standalone ski resort and alpine village tucked away in the Canadian Rockies – a 20-min drive from Invermere.

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Ski Instructor

Winter season (Dec-Mar)

CAD $18.45/hour

Staff housing ($152/week), free lift pass

Based on Canada’s East Coast, Blue Mountain Resort is an alpine village and Ontario’s only four-season resort – just a 1.5 hour drive from Toronto.

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Barista

Winter season (Nov-Apr)

CAD $17.25/hour

Staff housing ($500-800/month), meal on shift

Near the bases of both Whistler and Blackcomb, and steps from the main village – the Westin Resort & Spa ticks both ski and après access.

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Valet

Winter season (Nov-Apr)

CAD $19/hour

Housing ($950/month), $100/month off lift pass

The best of both, Pan Pacific have two coveted Whistler addresses - one slopeside for ski-in ski out access and the other in Whistler village.

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Server Assistant

Winter season (Nov-Apr)

CAD $18.70/hour + tips

Staff housing (from $20/day), discounted lift pass

Located near the base of Whistler Blackcomb in Whistler’s world-famous Upper Village, Four Seasons Whistler is Canada’s only Forbes Five Star Resort.

Hiring now

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Laundry Attendant

Winter season (Nov-Apr)

CAD $20.50/hour

Limited housing ($200/week), free lift pass

1-hour drive from the city of Kelowna, Big White is the fourth largest ski resort in BC and is known for its snow and ski-in ski-out village.

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Mountain Rental Clerk

Winter season (Dec-Apr)

CAD $17/hour

Staff housing ($19/day), free season pass

Panorama Mountain Resort is a standalone ski resort and alpine village tucked away in the Canadian Rockies – a 20-min drive from Invermere.

Hiring now

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Front Desk Agent

Winter season (Dec-Mar)

CAD $18/hour

Staff housing ($152/week), free lift pass

Based on Canada’s East Coast, Blue Mountain Resort is an alpine village and Ontario’s only four-season resort – just a 1.5 hour drive from Toronto.

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Cook

Winter season (Nov-Apr)

CAD $23/hour

Staff housing ($500-800/month), meal on shift

Near the bases of both Whistler and Blackcomb, and steps from the main village – the Westin Resort & Spa ticks both ski and après access.

Hiring now

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Steward / Dishwasher

Winter season (Nov-Apr)

CAD $18.02/hour

Staff housing ($19/day), meal on shift

Situated at the base of Whistler Blackcomb for ski-in ski-out access to the slopes, Fairmont Chateau is a short walk or shuttle into Whistler village.

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Maintenance Tech

Winter season (Nov-Apr)

CAD $25/hour

Housing ($950/month), $100/month off lift pass

The best of both, Pan Pacific have two coveted Whistler addresses - one slopeside for ski-in ski out access and the other in Whistler village.

Hiring now

Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge

Busperson

Winter season (Nov-Apr)

CAD $16.06/hour

Staff housing ($8/day), meal on shift

A lakeside retreat in Jasper NP up in the Canadian Rockies, Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge has daily shuttles to the skiing and riding of Marmot Basin.

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Service Express Agent

Winter season (Nov-Apr)

CAD $20.50/hour

Staff housing ($500-800/month), meal on shift

Near the bases of both Whistler and Blackcomb, and steps from the main village – the Westin Resort & Spa ticks both ski and après access.

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Steward

Winter season (Nov-Apr)

CAD $23.10/hour

Staff housing (from $20/day), discounted lift pass

Located near the base of Whistler Blackcomb in Whistler’s world-famous Upper Village, Four Seasons Whistler is Canada’s only Forbes Five Star Resort.

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Food & Beverage Assistant

Winter season (Nov-Apr)

CAD $21/hour

Housing ($950/month), $100/month off lift pass

The best of both, Pan Pacific have two coveted Whistler addresses - one slopeside for ski-in ski out access and the other in Whistler village.

Meet our Camp Insiders!

Inside story on summer camp

What's summer camp in America actually like? Why live in the woods for two months? And why is everyone always covered in neon paint? Just some of the questions our JENZA Camp Insiders will be answering between now and summer '24. Here's Camp Insider Sophie: on swapping Melbourne for Maine, second guessing herself, and then realising camp was the best decision she’d ever made. Ahh, we love a happy ending. Find out more to watch all our Camp Insider videos.

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All the inspo and intel on work & travel

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Need to know / Canada

Tips on landing your dream ski job in Canada this winter

Hannah Jeffery

Canada jobs are some of the most coveted on the backpacker circuit. Here's the inside intel on landing one.

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Movers and shapers

Shaping the future of travel

We know it’s youth voices that make the world go round. (Gravity, you’re also quite important). Meet our Youth Advisory Panel – the 18-25 year olds who help to shape everything we do.

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Travel you can trust

Our Extra Mile Promise

Every JENZA experience has been shaped by our Youth Advisory Panel, roadtested by our travellers, and backed by 60+ years of work abroad expertise. But if we still don’t rock your world, we’ll refund the part of your JENZA program you’re not happy with. T&Cs apply

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Book a call

Not sure whether you want to do a ski season in Canada, a summer camp in the States or a gap year doing all of the above? All our JENZA Support Squad have worked the world, so can give you firsthand advice on where to go, what jobs you can do, and how the heck to fill out that visa form.

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