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GAP YEAR | VOLUNTEER ABROAD | WORK EXPERIENCE OVERSEAS

 

JOB VACANCIES AT TRAVELLERS

Travellers Worldwide works with over 300 projects around the world. Working predominantly in developing countries, Travellers provide projects with volunteers, funding and assistance - supporting projects in fulfilling both their short-term needs, such as in the day-to-day running, through to helping the project achieve its wider goals over the long-term.

Volunteers fulfil a wide variety of roles including that of teacher, coach, carer, nurse, researcher, builder and conservationist and so on. Volunteers are given round the clock support, guidance and instruction, enabling Travellers Volunteers to achieve their goals and to experience, with confidence, what it means to make a valued and lasting contribution to the projects and communities in which they work.

Travellers Worldwide is a UK organization (established in 1994), a founder member of the Year Out Group, and is widely recognized as a leader in providing worthwhile voluntary placements overseas. Travellers Worldwide adheres to an ethical code of practice which incorporates and recognizes the role and importance of its corporate & social responsibilities, and of the need to travel responsibly.

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CURRENT VACANCIES

Position: Volunteer Recruiter (UK Head Office- West Sussex, UK)

Position now filled

Location:
Travellers’ head office is based in Worthing, West Sussex. There are currently more than 10 members of staff based in the head office, with additional staff working remotely in the UK, and a further 50+ staff based overseas. The nearest train station is West Worthing, which is a 15 minute walk from the office. West Worthing is 25 minutes on the train from Brighton, and 5 minutes from Worthing. To drive it takes between 30 and 40 minutes from Brighton, and around 10 minutes from Worthing.

Description
We are looking for an experienced sales person to recruit volunteers to our projects via incoming telephone and emailed semi-qualified leads. You should ideally have a background in Travel Agency Sales.

Based at our UK Head Office in West Sussex, this is a brand new vacancy and more details will be available Monday 17th June, but to pre-register your interest in the please email info@travelersworldwide.org with the subject line TWW Recruiter. Please include a covering note and your CV



Person Specifications:
In addition to the Travel agency Sales Experience, anyone applying should have enthusiasm and passion for making a difference.


Term/Duration of Placement: 
Full time (subject to probationary period)


program Start Date:
TBA

Salary:
TBA

Terms & Conditions:
On Application

Closing Date:
N/A - Open

How to Apply:
Please email your application to info@travelersworldwide.org quoting ref TW-RECRUITER. To be considered for the position you must include a copy of your CV, along with a short description explaining your motivation for the position

 

Position: Student Work Placement / Internship program (UK Head Office)

Location:
Travellers’ head office is based in Worthing, West Sussex. There are currently more than 10 members of staff based in the head office, with additional staff working remotely in the UK, and a further 50+ staff based overseas. The nearest train station is West Worthing, which is a 15 minute walk from the office. West Worthing is 25 minutes on the train from Brighton, and 5 minutes from Worthing. To drive it takes between 30 and 40 minutes from Brighton, and around 10 minutes from Worthing.

Description / Training program:
Employers continually sing the benefits of candidates having had ‘real-life’ business experience, to go along with the requisite academic qualifications - so what better way than to take part in a meaningful work experience placement, one that will not only be of benefit to you but that also benefits others. A work experience placement with Travellers is an opportunity which will see you working with real people, who go on real projects in countries all over the globe.

While learning all aspects from the ground up, you'll also have opportunities to develop business skills like time management, project management, big picture thinking, accountability and decision-making. You will be able to have input on and help influence business processes and models of working. You will have the chance to take responsibility for managing projects and seeing them through to completion. In your time working with us you'll also get the chance to experience many different aspects of life within the organisation, with plenty of support to help you learn the ropes.

As part of your internship program with Travellers, long-term interns may have the opportunity of attending and/or participating in presentations, careers fairs, seminars, conferences, and training courses. Such events will be made available where appropriate & viable.

Person Specifications:
Anyone applying should have enthusiasm and passion for making a difference, and a willingness to learn.


Term/Duration of Placement: 
We ask a minimum commitment of 8 weeks full-time (35 hours pw) or 12 weeks part-time (20 hours pw) to join

program Start Date:
Below is a list of typical program start dates. However, internship programmes run throughout the year and as much as possible we try to allow for flexibility in start and finish dates.
If you have a particular set of dates in mind please contact us for more information.

  • January – March

  • April – June

  • July – September

  • October – December

Salary:
Unpaid

Terms & Conditions:
On Application

Closing Date:
N/A - Open

How to Apply:
Please email your application to info@travelersworldwide.org quoting ref TW-INTERN. To be considered for the position you must include a copy of your CV, along with a short description explaining why you are looking to complete a work experience placement with Travellers and what it is that you hope to gain.

Click here to download the vacancy description as a PDF