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An opportunity to experience Sicilian culture and paddle Aeolian Islands’s majestic coastline!

Are you passionate about sea kayaking, stand up paddle? Do you dream of spending your summer working and living on a beautiful Italian island?  If you are a qualified applicant then you may want to try to land these position. SicilyinKayak has the following sea kayak job employment opportunities available. For motivated, outgoing, friendly, mature and professional individuals with proper credentials.
We are seeking individuals to fill openings in all of our 2 guide levels:

1)Sea Kayak/Stand Up Paddle Guide

2)Sea Kayak/Stand Up Paddle Guide Apprentice(working internship)

 

Sea Kayak/SUP  Guide    

Position: Sea Kayak/SUP  Guide
Hours: Full Time
Job location: Aeolian Islands
Base: Vulcano Island
Season: May to september

A Sicilyinkayak Sea Kayak/SUP  Guide is an individual that is very interested in working in the outdoor industry and acquiring the knowledge necessary to be an accomplished outdoor leader. This position is designed for individuals to gain experience and develop their skills as a sea kayak guide. It is an excellent opportunity to learn and practice technical sea kayaking/SUP skills, guiding skills, gain confidence in being a leader, and become a sound decision maker. A Sicilyinkayak Guide will gain experience and develop their skills under the guidance of some of the industry’s highest qualified and experienced head sea kayak guide.

Are you interested in the guiding profession but do not have extensive guide training or experience and can answer yes to the following questions; then the position of a Sea Kayak/SUP  Guide might be right for you.

1. You want to do a BCU 4 Star Sea kayak Leader training or equivalent (E.P.P.3)?
2. You want to gain more guiding expirience to successfully pass the leadership assesment?
3. You can communicate in more than one language (Required English and French)?
4. Are you availabile for the all season (May through September)?

If you have answered yes to the above 4 questions and are interested in spending a summer guiding on Sicilian’s majestic Aeolian Islands coast 
then continue reading below.

We’re looking for someone who has:
- a BCU 3 Star Sea kayak or equivalent (E.P.P.3)
- a valid First Aid certificate
- a valid driver’s license (willingness to tow a trailer and transport guests)
- EU citizenship (or valid work visa for Sicilia)
- very good spoken English and French (Italian is a HUGE plus)
- a very safety-conscious attitude
- a friendly, outgoing personality and a passion for helping people of all ages and backgrounds

Sicilyinkayak will provide Sea Kayak/SUP Guide with:
Accommodation in Vulcano Island 
Personal use of a vehicle (bike)
Training in April before the begin of the season (1-3 weeks)
The potential for longer term or repeat seasonal employment
Wages after the full training: € 6.000,00 all the season + potential for tips and performance bonus(es)
No meals are includid

Duties and responsibilities:
A Sicilyinkayak Sea kayak Guide will be instructed in the management of Half or Full day excursions on Vulcano, Lipari e Salina islands.  
A Sicilyinkayak Sea kayak Guide will be instructed in the management of multi-day trips around Vulcano, Lipari, Salina, Panarea, Filicudi e Stromboli islands.

A Sicilyinkayak Sea kayak Guides will rent out sea kayaks/SUP and ensure that this safety information is properly conveyed to our rental clients before they depart from the base.
Quality control of equipment.
Keep the sea kayak centre clean including the support van and trailers.
Take appropriate action to promote and sell sea kayaking/SUP in Vulcano.

Sea Kayak/SUP Guide Hiring Season

If you are highly motivated to become a Sea Kayak/SUP Guide  than please send us a covering letter describing your desire to become a Sea Kayak/SUP Guide a long with a current résumé and two references, please include the reference’s name, phone number and e-mail address. We accept and welcome applications all year round.
The following is an overview of the process we use for selecting our Sea Kayak Guides:

Step 1  – Initial applicant CV review (Level of sea kayak certification - Sea kayak guiding experience - Drivers licence grade-References)
Step 2  – First interview (via Whatsapp with live video)
Step 3  – Contact references
Step 4 – Second interview (via Whatsapp with live video)
Step 5 – Offer of a Sea Kayak  Guide position to successful applicant/s
Applicants who do not have access to Skype with live video will not be considered for a position.
Please note: Sicilyinkayak receives many more applications each year than we have positions to fill. It is to your advantage to submit your application as soon as possible. In the event that an  Sea Kayak/SUP  Guide is granted all the season  they will be expected to provide security to ensure that they in fact will complete the full 20 week.

For more information please contact  Eugenio at Phone or Whatsapp +39 333 3178800 or  e-mail eugenio.viviani@gmail.com

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Sea Kayak/SUP
Guide apprendice (working internship)

 

Position: Sea Kayak/SUP Guide apprentice(working internship)      
Hours: Full Time                                                                                 
Job location: Aeolian Islands
Base: Vulcano Island                                                                           

Season: 1st March to 30th October

SicilyinKayak has a program to off-set the price of  4 week internship. A Sea Kayak/SUP/ guide apprentice can apply for a working internship with SicilyinKayak. This gives at the guide apprentice the opportunity of working at the sea kayak center for the duration of their 4 weeks internship. This will cover the Internship fees owed by the apprentice for their internship.

We’re looking for someone who has:
- a B.C.U. 1 Sea Star or equivalent (E.P.P.1)
- EU citizenship (or valid work visa for Sicilia)
- very good spoken English (Italian is a HUGE plus)
- availability for the 4 weeks 
- a very safety-conscious attitude
- a friendly, outgoing personality and a passion for helping people of all ages and backgrounds

Sicilyinkayak will provide with:
Accommodation in Vulcano Is. at the price of Euro 300 for the 4 weeks

The potential for longer term or repeat seasonal employment
Potential for tips and performance bonus (es)
(No meals includid)

Opportunity:
A Sicilyinkayak sea kayak/SUP Guide apprentice may get the opportunity to assist Half or Full day excursions on Vulcano, Lipari and Salina islands. 
A Sicilyinkayak Sea kayak/SUP/Guide Apprentice may get the opportunity to assist on multi-day trips. 
Learn to be responsible for safety and risk management on the trip.
Full training at the start of the season

Duties and responsibilities:
A Sicilyinkayak Sea kayak Guides apprentice will rent out sea kayaks/SUP and ensure that this safety information is properly conveyed to our rental clients before they depart from the base.
Quality control of equipment.
Keep the sea kayak centre clean including the support van and trailers.
Take appropriate action to promote and sell sea kayaking/SUP in Vulcano.

Sea Kayak/SUP Guiding is a Profession:
Our client’s expect that their Guide/s have the necessary training and experience to make the right decisions at all times. It is therefore that we at SicilyinKayak are committed to the education and the training of Sea Kayak Guides. During the course of an internship, Guide Interns will gain both the knowledge and practical experience required to lead sea kayakers safely and competently. A SicilyinKayak Guide Apprentice  Internship is a great opportunity to gain firsthand insight into the life of a Sea Kayak Guide; working as an Guide Intern is a great introduction to the rigors of a career in the outdoor industry of Sea Kayaking and a great way for an individual to start working towards becoming a Guide.

Information:
Sicilyinkayak has put together a 4 week guide training program. It is aimed at intermediate paddlers wanting to work in the industry. At the end of the course you will have the experience (no qualifications) to run safe, enjoyable and informative trips in a variety of conditions. We will base the course in and out of Vulcano using the variety of locations in the local area to develop your guiding skills. You also have the opportunity to include a full set of guide kit with the course to make sure you are equipped ready for working in the industry.

The course includes: 
Skills and Leadership training-Craft skills-Food forageing and hygene during the multi days tour-Navigation-Incident Management-Sea Survival-Coaching-Expedition skills-VHF-First aid.

 

Sea Kayak/SUP Guide Apprentice
Hiring Season

If you are highly motivated to become a Sea Kayak/SUP Guide Apprentice than please send us a covering letter describing your desire to become a Sea Kayak/SUP Guide Apprentice a long with a current résumé and two references, please include the reference’s name, phone number and e-mail address. We accept and welcome applications all year round.

The following is an overview of the process we use for selecting our Sea Kayak/SUP Guides Apprentice:

Step 1  – Initial applicant CV review (Level of sea kayak – Sea kayak/SUP guiding experience (if you have) - Drivers licence grade - References)
Step 2  – First interview (via Skype with live video)

Step 3  – Contact references
Step 4 – Second interview (via Skype with live video)
Step 5 – Offer of a Sea Kayak/SUP Guide Apprentice position to successful applicant/s

Applicants who do not have access to Skype with live video will not be considered for a position. Please note: Sicilyinkayak receives many more applications each year than we have positions to fill. It is to your advantage to submit your application as soon as possible. In the event that an  Sea Kayak/SUP Guide apprendice is granted they will be expected to provide security to ensure that they in fact will complete the full 4 week.

For more information: www.sicilyinkayak.com ,  please contact  Eugenio Phone or Whatsapp +39 3333178800 or e-mail eugenio.viviani@gmail.com

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