Location : Switzerland, Saas-Grund & Anzère
Start Date : 13 December 2019 or 11 January 2020
The Salary : Approximately £300 net per week plus accommodation, meals, accident & liability insurance
Viamonde operates chalets and hotels in Switzerland, welcoming school groups of all ages from around the world. Viamonde’s dynamic and experienced team of English-speaking staff are committed to offering the highest standards and we recruit only those with the very best skills and experience.
A Typical Day in the Job
The role of chalet host is varied.
Our hotels and chalets need to be cleaned to the highest standards every morning and throughout the day on a “changeover” day.
Duties will include some basic food preparation, under the supervision of our chef, and breakfast, an afternoon snack and dinner will be served every day.
After every meal, there will be dishwashing and kitchen cleaning. There will be laundry duties throughout the week.
There will be occasional bar duties and sometimes some basic chalet maintenance.
Snow clearing will be assigned whenever required.
Chalet hosts must be a role model to the children in our care, acting responsibly and in a caring manner at all times.
Who are we looking for?
Successful applicants will have some experience of hospitality (hotel, restaurant) work and be organised, adaptable, trustworthy, patient and presentable. Most important is enthusiasm and having a friendly nature.
Applicants should be at least 21 years of age (exceptions are made for very experienced applicants) and have UK, EU or Swiss nationality.
Our staff and clients, although coming from throughout the world, all speak English. We are, however, based in French and German-speaking area of Switzerland, which offers a great opportunity to improve language skills.
What we can offer you
We offer an excellent salary, as well as accommodation and all meals. All staff are provided with comprehensive accident and liability insurance.
We provide staff with a uniform.
Staff can benefit from heavily reduced prices for a lift pass and ski & snowboard equipment rental.
Staff can also benefit from a Friends & Family discounted accommodation cost.
If you have the personality, experience and flexibility Viamonde requires and enjoy working with children of all ages from diverse cultural backgrounds, a position with Viamonde will be an incredibly rewarding experience and afford the opportunity to meet many similarly-minded young people, establish lasting friendships and spend time in a beautiful Swiss mountain resort.
We have very staff high staff retention and many staff return for many years.
This is a typical quote from one of our staff: "Working for Viamonde is a great experience, working in beautiful but different resorts in the Swiss Alps. Working long days are well rewarded with good pay, accommodation and tasty food which leaves nothing to worry about. It's a great opportunity to share our passion for the mountains with a huge variety of kids coming from all over the globe."