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With a great multi-cultural team from around the world, Dragonfly is seeking experienced Outdoor Instructors for courses in China and Hong Kong. Diverse programs involve adventure, cultural and service activities that focus on quality facilitation with meaningful outcomes. All staff members are trained to integrate emotional intelligence learning with outdoor education, which will enhance future career opportunities. Instructors must have an appropriate blend of technical outdoors skills, teaching skills and interpersonal skills to be successful in this position. Apply now for the fall season (early September through the end of November).

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The Road Less Traveled — Life Changing Travel

The Road Less Traveled is an extraordinary opportunity to join with others to build deep relationships while meeting challenges together. Life moves, changes, begins, ends, questions, hurts, exhausts, inspires, connects, satisfies and rewards. Join RLT as you enrich the world and the lives of others.

Program in the Spotlight Creating life experiences that spark both physical and intellectual growth, The Road Less Traveled encompasses summer wilderness adventure, service learning and language instruction programs for young people ages 13-19. Participants and Field Instructors have the opportunity to venture to unique and culturally rich spots in the American West, California, Hawaii, Florida Keys, the Gulf Coast, Outer Banks, Belize, Bhutan, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Guatemala, Iceland, India, Italy, Norway, Panama, Peru, Tanzania, Uganda, Thailand and Vietnam. Field Instructors begin their summer with ten days of paid staff training, then guide and engage participants in service learning projects, language immersion programs, backpacking, rock climbing, biking, kayaking, trekking, SCUBA diving, whitewater rafting and more from June through August. Co-Instructors and Interns work in conjunction with the Field Instructor in a variety of supportive roles. Candidates must be at least 21 years of age, Wilderness First Responder (WFR) and CPR certified, have experience working with teenagers and solid wilderness and international travel skills. Spanish fluency is required and/or helpful for some programs. Benefits include a salary, living expenses, a stipend towards certifications and the opportunity to work with world-renown and expert guides. The 2017 hiring season runs from September through early May. Learn more at TheRoadLessTraveled.com.

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As a Field Instructor for The Road Less Traveled, you'll have the opportunity to work with other highly motivated, qualified, committed professionals and experience extraordinary lands and cultures around the world.

RLT Field Instructors are genuine, spirited, friendly, active, educated and well traveled. Instructors are not just educators and counselors, they are mentors. They are responsible, committed to those around them, purposeful and bold.

Backroads. The world’s #1 active travel company.

Do you have a zest for life with a passion for people, travel and the outdoors? Backroads Trip Leaders create legendary experiences for active travelers.

Backroads was rated number 73 on Outside Magazine's top 100 places to work in 2015!Backroads is actively recruiting Trip Leaders for their luxury biking, walking, hiking and multi-sport vacations geared for groups of families, solos or couples in destinations throughout the United States, Europe and the world. Whether by foot, bicycle, kayak, raft or ski, Trip Leaders are the catalyst for a fun, interesting, safe and personally rewarding experience for their group of active travelers. Leaders enrich each trip with their personality and passion for travel and the outdoors, while providing outstanding customer service and sharing their love and knowledge of the area. In addition to Trip Leader positions, US & Canadian Camp Crews and global Trip Prep Specialists are hired each year. First year Leaders receive a competitive daily wage and gratuities, plus gourmet meals, accommodations in some of the best inns, hotels and campgrounds the region has to offer, travel costs, generous pro-deals and many other fringe benefits. At minimum, applicants must be at least 21 years of age, legally authorized to work in the U.S., Canada or France, and have a valid driver's license and an excellent driving record. If you are master problem solver, effective public speaker, chef, area expert, multilingual, well traveled, skilled driver, meticulous record keeper, a motivating force in group dynamics while being sensitive to individual needs, and in great physical shape, apply now at Backroads.com. Now Hiring for those available to work from May through October 2017.

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Backroads Trip Leaders will help active travelers discover the beauty and uniqueness of a region in the most meaningful way.

Helping active travelers discover the beauty and uniqueness of a region in the most meaningful way, Backroads Trip Leaders have the opportunity to enjoy the elegance of dining in an elegant 16th-century château as well as sleeping beneath the stars at a serene lakeside campground with a private beach for swimming.

ARCC Priograms specializes in teenage summer adventures, student travel, service travel, wilderness adventures and teen adventure travel programs since 1983.

ARCC Programs is the leading provider of adventure, community service, international travel and wilderness travel programs for teenagers and young adults in the United States. With the opportunity to live, work, learn and explore in some of the greatest classrooms on earth, ARCC Gap Semester programs offer an educational and cultural bridge between high school and college. Two Gap Instructors will guide a group of up to twelve students through rigorous international settings, including programs in Africa (Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda), Asia (Cambodia, China, Thailand, Vietnam), India/Nepal, Latin America (Costa Rica, Ecuador, Peru) or Cuba/Patagonia, while facilitating academic curriculum and initiating worthwhile community service projects. In addition, Instructors focus on fostering constructive group dynamics, implementing ARCC’s leadership progression, facilitating games, activities and initiatives, overseeing outfitted activities, and ensuring that each person in the group is able to safely achieve goals consistent with his or her abilities. Compensation includes a competitive salary, all living and travel expenses, travel insurance and great pro-deals. Applicants must have a current certification in WFR, EMT or WEMT, intermediate to advanced fluency in Spanish (if applying for one of the Latin America programs), experience traveling in the developing world and leading groups, and demonstrated experience facilitating educational curriculum. Preferred applicants are 24+ years old with excellent health and physical condition. If you are professional, fun, motivated, enthusiastic, flexible and creative, fill out the online application. Your resume, cover letter, and three references are required for a complete application. Applicants must be available for Staff Training (June 14–20) and the Fall Semester (September 9–December 16).

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ARCC is looking for Gap Instructors who are enthusiastic about working with students aged 17-20 and who have strong experience working with groups.

ARCC is looking for Gap Instructors who are enthusiastic about working with students aged 17-20 and who have strong experience working with groups. Instructors provide an academic framework and structure relevant to their location, as well as teach the curriculum designed for each location and global theme.

Each Broadreach program has its own blend of discoveries and challenges, designed to take advantage of the unique character and opportunities of the region, while focusing on individual success and group dynamics.Broadreach is a leader in adventure and experiential education, operating trips in over 40 countries for middle school, high school, and college aged students. Wilderness Instructors with Spanish skills are needed to guide summer programs for teens and college students in Central and South America, Europe, South Africa and Canada. With programs led by a team of two Instructors, Leader responsibilities include facilitating positive group dynamics, participating in community service activities, assisting with the course curriculum, and leading games, outdoor and adventure activities, from surfing, snorkeling and kayaking to hiking, rafting and rock climbing. Leaders are expected to be role models to students to encourage personal growth and promote leadership development. Beyond maintaining the health and safety of students and providing a supportive environment, additional duties include completing program paperwork, uploading blog posts and photos, managing travel logistics, and communicating with HQ. Leaders live and travel with up to 12 students 24/7 for weeks at a time, so a high level of energy, enthusiasm, and communication skills are necessary. Flexibility, teamwork, the ability to multi-task and provide a fun and cohesive community are all vital. Salary is based on contract length and qualifications, and benefits include meals, accommodations, airfare and travel insurance. Applicants must have experience leading and facilitating groups in wilderness environments, solid experience leading activities offered on the course, conversational Spanish skills, WFR certification, and able to attend staff training in Raleigh, North Carolina from June 2-10, 2017. Before completing the online application, explore Instructor expectations and the hiring process.

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Each summer a unique team of highly qualified Leaders is formed who lead, teach, role model, care for, inspire, and educate small groups in places all over the world.

Each summer a unique team of highly qualified Leaders is formed who lead, teach, role model, care for, inspire, and educate small groups in places all over the world. Each Broadreach program has its own blend of discoveries and challenges, designed to take advantage of the unique character and opportunities of the region, while focusing on individual success and group dynamics.

China, Hong Kong and Southeast Asia

From rock climbing, jungle trekking, cave exploration to cooking, farming, service projects and working closely with developing communities, Dragonfly provides primary and secondary students an unforgettable learning experience.

Dragonfly: Taking classroom learning into the world outside. Making a difference to lives across Asia.

Program in the Spotlight With exciting outdoor adventure programs offered in China and Hong Kong, Dragonfly leads outdoor experiential education courses that combine purposeful engagement, direct experience and focused reflection. Facilitation integrates Social and Emotional Learning (EQ) outcomes in outdoor and community-based activities, supported by training programs for instructors that help build these skills. Senior Outdoor Instructors will lead courses that combine technical activities (such as rock climbing and sea kayaking) and non-technical activities (including team building, camp craft, nature walks and service). Instructors must have an appropriate blend of technical outdoor skills, teaching skills and interpersonal skills to be successful in this position. Dragonfly offers very competitive compensation and benefits. First season Instructors start at HKD $11,000 per month (USD $1,415), plus receive an end of season bonus of HKD $7,500 (USD $968), staff housing, food on workdays, and training and assessment that will complement your skills and further personal and professional development. Applicants must have a University degree, outdoor technical skills (e.g. first aid, rock climbing, kayaking, etc.) and a minimum four seasons in a teaching/instructional role with children, youth or adults in outdoor education programs. Dragonfly offers seasonal contracts as well as full-time positions with good performance. Positions are available during the spring (mid-February through the end of April/mid-May) and fall (September to the end of November). If you are looking to be part of a team dedicated to doing meaningful work and making a difference in lives across Asia, apply today at LearnWithDragonfly.com.

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Fall 2017 Jobs in China and Hong Kong!
Dragonfly is currently accepting applications for Senior Instructors for the fall season (early September through the end of November).

Instructors demonstrate enthusiasm, good judgment, risk management, planning with attention to detail and organizational skills in preparing, leading and wrapping up Dragonfly programs.

Working and traveling with Dragonfly is a wonderful way of helping to change youth for the better and make the world a better place.

With a multi-cultural staff from all over the world, working for Dragonfly is a unique opportunity to make life-long friendships, travel off the beaten path, and learn about other cultures.

Divemaster Job Adventures in the Caribbean!

Roatan Divemaster Internship - the best way to become a professional diver.

Roatan GoPro GREEN Divemaster Internships!
Live on a beautiful Caribbean island and dive on the world's second largest coral reef! As a Professional PADI 5-Star Instructor Development Center and Roatan’s only Green-Star Award Winning dive resort, Subway Watersports provides SCUBA diving adventures and conservation education on Roatan, the Bay Islands of Honduras. Divemaster Interns will have the unique opportunity to be taught all aspects of working within a busy, successful, eco-friendly dive operation at TWO great resort locations, while training to become Professional PADI divers and conservationists. GoPro GREEN Internships have a heavy focus on conservation training and education, with free specialties, lectures and more! Go from zero to hero if you have no training, OR start from your current certification level. After your internship, you can continue your education with a PADI Instructor Development Course, with small group sizes and personal teaching methods offered. Internships begin on the 1st and 15th of every month for a 4 to 9 week duration. Fees start as little as US$1,530 and includes instruction, diving, equipment rental, shared lodging, lunch and more. And don’t forget to ask about their price match guarantee! If you're open minded, positive, flexible, sociable, outdoorsy and love the water, send an email to Holly Phoenix for an application. Come take the plunge with Subway Waterspors today!

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Intern at Subway Watersports and experience a new career that lets you work at the most exotic locations around the world. Continue to Dive Instructor and get a head start in the job you've always dreamed of.

Join the Tribe on the Caribbean island of Roatan, the Bay Islands of Honduras! GoPro Green Divemaster Interns with Subway Watersports will gain a unique insight and hands-on experience working in the dive industry while obtaining the education, training and credentials needed to become professional PADI Divemasters and avid conservationists.

Find out about 2017 Internship availability and the people who have already signed up. Intern at Subway Waterspors and experience a new career that lets you work at the most exotic locations around the world. Continue on with your Dive Instructor training and get a head start in the job you've always dreamed of.

Work & Travel Abroad Programs

Change your Perspectives. Change your Life. Travel for a Change. Embark on the adventure of a lifetime and make a difference on a global level with Greenheart Travel.

Travel for a change on a meaningful adventure abroad!

Program in the Spotlight Are you an experienced traveler looking for a challenging yet rewarding experience that will change your life? Greenheart Travel offers Teach, Volunteer and Work & Travel programs to get you off the beaten path and on your way to making a positive impact on the global community.

Teach Abroad Adventures: China, Colombia, Italy, Myanmar, South Korea, Thailand and Vietnam.

Volunteer Abroad Adventures: Costa Rica Animal Rescue Center France Bird Habitat Restoration Kenya Community Development Project Peru Sustainable Development Project in the Amazon Puerto Rico Sustainable Forestry & Permaculture Project Spain Environmental Project Sri Lanka Elephant Conservation Project Thailand Stray Dog Rescue Project Vietnam Education Project

Work & Travel Adventures: Hit the road on a working holiday visa to Australia or New Zealand. Earn money to fund your travels as you gain unique job skills to make your resume stand out. Students can also take advantage of a Seasonal Internship in Thailand to get a head start on their career path before graduation.

All programs include medical insurance, pre-departure and cultural orientation with a local coordinator and 24-hour support. Picture yourself on your next adventure abroad and read travel stories on the Greenheart Travel blog!

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After wanting a change from the 9-5 work schedule and a way to personally grow and explore the world, these Greenheart Travelers take the leap and start their adventure in Thailand as English teachers.

Greenheart Travel alumna, Varisa, talks about her incredible time volunteering in Costa Rica, working with animals and experiencing pura vida while traveling for a change. She shares her emotions, the impact and impressions from her volunteer program.

Where in the world will you go? Start planning your once-in-a-lifetime work and travel adventure abroad with InterExchange!

Ready for an adventure that'll take your breath away?
Spend a year exploring the wonders of China's Yunnan province, ski New Zealand's Southern Alps in mid-July, snorkel off the coast of Australia, or soar along a zip-line through the jungle in Costa Rica. InterExchange programs will raise your pulse no matter where your dreams take you.

With programs in 14 countries across six continents, InterExchange will take you almost anywhere you want to go! With opportunities such as Teach English, Au Pair, Work & Travel and Learn Spanish, InterExchange programs will offer you continuous support during your time abroad throughout Europe, Latin America, Africa, and Asia. Programs offer room and board and/or a stipend, in-country support, visa guidance, a 24-hour help line, and opportunities to learn about the world. Whether you want to take a semester off, go abroad for a summer or stay for an extended program, InterExchange will work with you to make sure you have an unforgettable experience!

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Thanks to InterExchange, I spent five wonderful months in Peru, where I learned Spanish and volunteered with underprivileged kids. —Andrea, InterExchange Volunteer in Peru

Thanks to InterExchange, I spent five wonderful months in Peru, where I learned Spanish and worked with underprivileged kids. Thanks to that international experience, I have furthered my career and am overseeing new operations in Latin America. I just want to say thanks to InterExchange for helping facilitate the whole experience. —Andrea, InterExchange participant in Peru

Work from Home Anywhere on Planet Earth

If you enjoy social media and want a flexible part-time schedule, join Appen as a Social Media Evaluator!Is social media part of your daily life? Do you regularly communicate with your friends and family via social media? Do you get your news on social media? Be part of a rapidly growing global network of independent contractors working from home! As a Social Media Evaluator with Appen, you will be rewarded for your ability to improve the relevancy of the newsfeed for a leading global social media platform. Social Media Evaluators will need to commit to work 4 flexible hours a day, 5 days per week, with at least one weekend day. Once accepted for a project, you must meet consistent quality standards. Superior performance will make you eligible for additional projects. Compensation includes a competitive pay, project prep sessions, and the ability to work from virtually anywhere on planet Earth. Successful applicants possess daily social media activity (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest), an avid interest in working with social media, the ability to follow instructions and work independently with effective time management skills, excellent troubleshooting, communication and problem-solving skills, strong expressive writing skills, and ability to articulate in written and verbal English. You must also have a computer less than three years old and a high-speed Internet connection. If you enjoy social media and want a flexible part-time schedule, send your resume to Janelle Sosh. View the Social Media Evaluator flyer »

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National Geographic TravelerLearn more about this book on Amazon.com Active, curious travelers will enjoy National Geographic Traveler. Features focus on domestic and foreign destinations, personal travel reflections, food and restaurants, great places to stay, photography, trends, adventure, ecotourism, road trips and cultural events.

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