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International Exchanges

IEP New ZealandSLSNR has teamed up with IEP Working Adventures Worldwide to help facilitate international exchanges to work as paid lifeguards in summer camps and at beaches, specifically the UK and America.


Work Britain Visa Kickstart:

The RNLI are currently recruiting for lifeguard jobs all over the UK. Recruitment has now begun and you can apply direct by clicking here.

You must complete a 400 metre pool swim in under 7 and a half minutes, and complete the first 200 metres under 3 and a half minutes, a 25 metre pool swim underwater and a 25 metre surface swim consecutively under 50 seconds and a 200 metre beach run under 40 seconds.

SLSNR can provide a reference and IEP will provide you with Visa assistance for youth mobility or ancestry visas, ancestry visa renewal service, pre-departure document for bank and tax setup, options to upgrade to arrival package and travel add-ons from Hello Britain range. Youth Mobility Visa allows you to work in the UK from up to two years. You must hold a NZ passport, be aged between 18 - 30 years old. 


Summer Camp USA: 

IEP is a company that specialises in assisting young New Zealanders going on gap years to America and we're pleased to announce a promotion with them to escape the winter and spend the next northern hemisphere summer teaching kids outdoor activities!

IEP's Summer Camp USA program is a great opportunity to head over to America for 4 months from June with a guaranteed summer camp job; where you will be living and working as a camp counsellor. The list of teachable skills is endless but include instructing activities, water sports and outdoor pursuits - so put your life guarding skills to use today!

You must be a NZ passport holder aged between 18 - 30 years, no criminal convictions and are available for at least 8 - 10 weeks from mid-June.

IEP will provide you with free placement (saving $495), visa assistance, pre-arranged camp job, 8-12 weeks work, 30 days to travel, free food and accommodation, in-country support.

Summer Camp USA has now officially opened for the upcoming season and to find out more information contact us E: P: 0800 700 705 and quote SLSNZ

Register today for the opportunity to work in at a Summer Camp


Work USA:

There is an opportunity to work at Nags Heads Ocean Rescue in North Carolina. IEP is currently accepting applications for 2018. You must be at least 18 years old, possess a valid driver's license, pass a one mile run test in under 8 minutes, pass a 500 metre swim test in under 10 minutes and pass a pre-employment background and drug check.

You must be available from the 13th of May until the 3rd of September. SLSNR will provide you with a reference and IEP will provide you with Visa assistance, work up to 12 months, strict student eligibility, pre-departure orientation, 24/7 in-country support, travel add-on options available.


If you are interested in any of the above opportunities please email or find more opportunities on IEP's website


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