Trip Leader – Toronto

Job title: Trip Leader – Toronto
Posted on: November 22, 2021
Job Description:

ABOUT BREAKAWAY

Over the past 3 decades, Breakaway Beach has become one of the largest student travel companies taking thousands of travellers annually to destinations across Canada and the Caribbean. Our mission is to provide the best trips to high school students of all backgrounds. Today, we continue to travel to new mountains and cities, creating one of a kind experiences for our travellers.

BRIEF OVERVIEW

As a Trip Leader, you will be the Heart & Soul of our Destination team. We execute student travel experiences in the Bahamas, Mexico, the Dominican Republic, and Quebec. Trip Leaders will travel to our destinations with our passengers and help with the daily operations of the experience. On site, Trip Leaders will act as the main point of contact whenever our passengers have questions and/or concerns. It is the responsibility of our Trip Leaders to ensure our passengers across all experiences are staying safe and having the time of their lives.

WHAT WE CAN OFFER

We are committed to ensuring that our community of destination team members are well trained, excited about the work they do, and have a very positive experience working and growing with us.
Valuable trainings that apply to the job but will also be useful for future career opportunities (Mental Health First Aid, Bystander Intervention, Crisis Intervention etc.)
Free travel, accommodations, and meals for the duration of your contract
Participation in free excursions and events
Staff appreciation events and activities
An experience like no other
Leadership building opportunities

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES

Contact passengers before departure day to establish relationships and answer any questions.
Meet and guide passengers from their point of origin to their destination
Provide destination information and encourage participation in events and excursions from passengers
Assist with the execution of activities, excursions, and events while on destination
Help to provide a safe and enjoyable environment for all passengers on the trip
Ensure every passenger is having an amazing time during their experience

EDUCATION

A career/education in the following is not required but considered an asset:
Event Planning
Leisure Studies
Education
Hospitality/Tourism
Communications
Arts
Child and Youth Work
Social Work

EXPERIENCE

Experience in the following is not required but considered an asset:
Camp Counsellor
Tour Guide
Frosh Leader
Coach
Residence Advisor/Don
Brand Ambassador

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

Experience or interested in a leadership role with youth
Comfortable with long hours and evening shifts to provide passengers with a constant point of contact during their trip
Fluency in French or Spanish is an asset

QUICK FACTS

Role: Part time, Volunteer, Contracted per Trip
Growth: Trip Leaders can become Field Coordinators after mastering their role
*MUST HAVE A VALID PASSPORT

TRIP SEASON

We run trips from January through to July, and are looking for staff who are going to be able to commit to the majority of our trips all year. Each trip is between 3-10 days in length. We have two seasons with multiple trip types and dates:

Spring Season: February – March
Summer Season: June – July

Our trip destinations include:
Bahamas
Mexico
Dominican Republic
Quebec City
Montreal

UPCOMING 2022 TRIP DATES:

February 18 – February 21 (2 trips of the same length 2 destinations)
March 10 – March 20 (multiple trips of multiple lengths in many destinations)
June – July (multiple trips of multiple lengths in many destinations)

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

We cover all costs of your travel (flights/trains/buses etc.), accommodations (hotel stay), experiences (excursions/events), and food for the duration of your contract. There are no out of pocket costs for you to work and travel with us.

RECRUITMENT PROCESS
Apply Online
Phone Interview
Group Interview
Training

Be sure to check out The Aftermovie from our Summer 2021 season!


Employment Type: Part-time
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Field of Work: Other
Required skills:

Company information

Company Name: Breakaway Tours
Contact Name: Krista Owczar
Address: 51 Bulwer Street
City: Toronto
Postal Code:M5T1A1
Telephone: (437) 826-2809
Email: destinationteam@breakawaytours.com
Apply Online URL: https://team.breakawaybeach.com/careers/87041-Breakaway-Beach/jobs/9888460-Trip-Leader-Ontario-and-Quebec?host=team.breakawaybeach.com
Prefered method of contact: Apply Online URL