Archery Instructor - USA
Manchester, Lancashire, United Kingdom
Job type: fulltime
Job industry: Retail & Consumer Products
Archery Instructor - Summer Camp USA
Start/end dates: 8 - 1 weeks between May / June - August
Salary: Up to $185
Last chance to apply! Don't miss out on the summer of a lifetime in the USA - apply today.
Have the summer of a lifetime working at an American summer camp, the great tradition where the only philosophy is to have fun and make new mates, all day everyday. International staff like you brings variety, personality and new skills to camp, and this year it's your turn to get out there. Book onto the programme today with a £39 deposit, and spend 8-1 weeks working and living the American dream.
Activity instructors like sports coaches are in high demand, and you'll rack up over 1 hours of quality coaching time - perfect experience to add to your CV! Above all, you'll make a huge positive impact to children's lives.
With over 52 years of experience in helping young people work abroad, we have helped 25, people to adventure and see the world with BUNAC. Join the revolution.
Camps are looking for:
Individuals who are familiar with different bows within archery from longbow to compact bow
Archers who are familiar with archery games that they could use with children at camp
Young people who are able to teach archery techniques such as: draw and load, anchor, transfer and hold, aim and expand, release and follow-through and other techniques to children at summer camp.
As an archery instructor you are expected to be:
Fun and enthusiastic
Ability to balance the fundamentals of teaching skills and safety
Confident in teaching the principle of archery
Patient and understanding with the kids
STAND OUT FROM THE CROWD:
Camps are looking for staff members who have worked in a similar role and/or have great personal experience of archery. Therefore, previous experience working with children in a supervisory role and a high level of personal skill in archery is essential for a strong application.
Qualifications: If you would like to lead archery at summer camp consider completing an instructor qualification to increase the chance of being placed. The courses usually take two and a half days to complete, and there are lots of companies that offer these courses. Having awards such as the Arrows Young Leader Award or Archery GB Instructor Award are great assets to your application.
Voluntary work: You could also look into volunteering at an archery club or helping out at a Scout or Girl Guide camp were archery is going to be one of the activities that is involved. Not only will you gain experience teaching archery but also teaching children.
WHAT YOU GET:
Placement at a camp in the USA - we match you with your perfect camp based on your personality, skills and experience
Return transatlantic flight with other BUNACers
First night's accommodation in the USA and transfer to camp
Food and accommodation whilst at camp
Pocket money of up to $1,85 depending on your age and experience
Assistance with securing your J-1 work visa
US Embassy meet and greet service
Pre-departure orientation day in the UK to help you get ready for camp life
Access to camp facilities during time off
WHEN DO I APPLY?
Now! Summer Camp USA is officially open for 219, and interviews are taking place all over the UK.
Click 'apply now' for the summer of a lifetime.