AmeriCamp Premium – Waterski/Wakeboard Instructor

  • Employer AmeriCamp Premium *we are the visa sponsor and recruiter, individuals will be employed directly by one of our camps
  • Town / City USA
  • Job Type Work placement
  • Salary Competitive
  • Position Type 8-12 weeks depending on the camp placement Week(s) Contract
  • Closing Date 15/04/2024
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What is AmeriCamp?

AmeriCamp is an award-winning organisation that has been sending people to work at Summer Camps in the USA since 2010! We were founded on our shared dream to help people have the Summer of a lifetime at Camp and the goal to provide each of our applicants with the best possible salary and customer experience!

AmeriCamp Premium provides the chance to work at one of our highly desirable private sports camps in the USA for 8-12 weeks this summer, all meals, accommodation and health insurance are included with your program fees plus salary. Fantastic experience for your CV if you’re going into sports-based roles/teaching in the UK.

Job Description:

You will teach Waterski/Wakeboarding to children aged 6-17 on average at one of our incredible private summer camps in the USA. You will be responsible for teaching different skill levels throughout the summer across an 8-hour activity period with time off. All meals and accommodation are included for the duration of your work placement.

Working at the waterfront may include a Red Cross Lifeguarding course that will be provided by your camp employer. You would also be responsible for joining the rest of the waterfront staff on safety drills, training, and generally contributing to a strong team. Being on the waterfront team also offers a huge variety of roles and activities alongside instructing wake sports.

Candidates should be of a sufficient level to pass the ARC swim test including the following: This includes a 300-yard swim using front crawl or breaststroke, a 2-minute tread using legs only and the ability to retrieve a 10-lb dive weight from 7 ft deep, surface and swim 20 yds with the weight, using legs only and exit the pool without using a ladder within 100 seconds.

Skills & Experience Required:

We look for individuals with 3+ years of coaching waterski/wakeboarding and/or 5+ years of experience in activity at club or university level. Any experience working with children is a bonus. Must possess one of the following qualifications: British Water-ski Coaching Award Level 1 + / 1st 4Sport Level 2 + / BWCA Level 2 – Cable Wakeboard Coach / UKCC Level 2 Waterski & Wakeboard Coaching Qualification.

Additional Information:

AmeriCamp is a visa sponsor and recruiter, we can guarantee a minimum salary of $2,350/£1,869 for the summer. All meals and accommodation are included for the duration of your work placement. This role requires a J1-camp counsellor visa which we as an organisation assist you in getting. With this, you will also have 30 days post-placement to travel the US as a tourist. You will be required to complete an enhanced DBS through our organisation in line with health & safety requirements.

*Our program is affiliated with the US Department of State, this job does involve program/recruiter fees & third-party costs to be paid to AmeriCamp however, you will always earn more than your program fees cost.


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