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Work in a private Country Club on Cape Cod, MA

E-100659 Work in a privat Country Club on Cape Cod, MAFor: University or college students
Program:
Work Travel USA
Visa required:
J1 Visa
Season:
Summer vacations

Area pictures: Explore the area with Google Panoramio

Job Title: Where needed
Employer Type: Country Club
Arranged By: InterExchange, Inc.
Employer ID: E-100659

Overview

Description of Business: This employer is a private summer resort club on Cape Cod with 450 members. It has nine tennis courts, a beach, 44 guest rooms, an 18-hole golf course, and more.

Description of Area: It is 1 mile from the center of the town, only about 1 hour from Boston, and 7 miles from Hyannis.

Travel Time to the job site, example: 6 hours from New York by bus. Cost $50.00.

Area pictures: 1992-2009 Participants’ Photos [coming soon]

Job Details

Work Description: You will be assigned a position upon arrival based on the needs of your employer at that time. You should be prepared to do any or all of the following: Housekeeping – Cleaning rooms; vacuuming, changing linens and towels, making beds, doing laundry, etc. Waitstaff/Hoststaff – Serving food and drinks to customers in the restaurant, greeting and sestiny guests, clearing and setting tables, cleaning the kitchen or restaurant, washing dishes. Front Desk Attendant – Greeting guests, taking reservations, checking people in & out, helping guest with problems, answering phones, handling U.S. currency, and general office help.  You may also be asked to help with other aspects at you employer’s request.

Salary and Bonuses: $8.00 per hour, overtime time and a half.

Work Hours: 35-60 hours, time and a half over 40 hours.

NOTE: Although you will be filling support staff positions, English will still be a fundamental part of your job and so you are encouraged to practice your speaking and comprehension skills as best you can before arriving.

Job type illustrations: 1992-2009 Participants’ Photos [coming soon]

Housing

Accommodation Cost: $0

Accommodation Description: You will be living near your job site. Housing is dormitory style, with 2-4 people per room and a shared bathroom. There are no cooking facilities; you will have your meals provided free in the employee cafeteria.

Security Deposit: A $200.00 damage deposit will be required. This money will taken out of your paychecks at $50.00 a week for the first four weeks. This deposit will be returned to you if you leave the housing in good condition and fulfill your commitment.

Accommodation Pictures: How we lived in America 1992 – 2009 – participants’ photos

Requirements

Requirements: Not specified.

Standard requirements for the Work Travel USA program sponsored by InterExchange, Inc. are:

  • Conversational English
  • Minimum placement duration 12 weeks (or for summer, until Labor Day, whichever is longer)
  • Minimum placement is 2.5 months in national parks

Uniform/Dress Code: Your appearance should be neat and clean at all times. A uniform will be provided for you free of charge. You should also bring black pants and black shoes with you. No open toes shoes are allowed. Personal hygiene is very important. You must be neat, clean shaven, combed hair, and clean nails. No perfume and no after shave. No visible piercing other than ear rings for the ladies is permitted.

Gallery

None who was previously placed in this location offered pictures for this gallery.

How to Apply

Do you like the employers shown in this section? Would you like to work for an employer like that?
Great! Apply for the Work Travel USA program and enjoy your summer adventure in the USA!

The program allows you to indicate three preferences for the area of the USA where you would like to be placed, and three preferences for the type of employer you would like to work for.

Although the program sponsor can not guarantee that your preferences will be met, it does guarantee you one job placement! All the employers listed here hosted international students in the past and the placements provided for an unforgettable summer!

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