Activity Leader 2019

HQ - Gothenburg Last application: 2019-01-31

Start your journey with STS! With STS, you work with cultural exchange in a fast-paced, international environment. We bring teenagers from all over the world together and help young adults to start their overseas adventure.

Location: All around the world
Job type: Seasonal
Duration: 2-5 weeks between June-July
Last application date: January 31, 2019

STS Activity Leader
Go abroad with a group of students next summer! We are looking for leaders to join us at several different destinations. We have centres throughout the UK, Malta, America, Canada, Tokyo, France and Spain. You will work with a team of other leaders, and together make sure that our students get the best summer imaginable!

You are responsible for the students from the beginning till the end of their trip. Our students can be between 8-19 years of age. You and the other leaders will be responsible for the activities on site, and together you will make sure that everything runs smoothly with e.g. the logistics, accommodation and excursions. You are the students right hand during the trip – a responsible and reliable adult, as well as a friend that they can always talk to.

We are looking for leaders that can work for a period of 2-5 weeks during the months of June, July and August.

This role requires a passion for travel and working with kids. You enjoy trying new things and meeting new people. You are organized and enthusiastic. You must be able to command the attention of a large group of children.

We believe that you are a driven leader, with our students always at the top of your mind. You find creative solutions, take initiatives and deliver. Activity Leaders are expected to juggle a myriad of tasks and daily logistics while creating an atmosphere of fun for our students. They intuitively know when to add those special touches that allow for our special STS moments. To succeed in this role, you also have these qualities

  • Great Knowledge of English
  • Good listener
  • Enthusiastic
  • Punctual with great time management
  • Previous experience working with children/teenagers
  • Thrives in a high-energy, fast-paced guest service environment
  • Flexibility with work schedules, job duties and job locations
  • Appreciates diversity among students and other activity leaders

Thank you so much for having an interest in working at STS. Please apply in English with the link below. There is no need to attach your CV, we prefer to see your answers to our questions that we have included. And if you have questions about the job please explore our Careers Webpage to get a better understanding.

Start your journey with us today!

STS Student Travel Schools AB was founded in 1958 and is today one of the world’s leading providers of international youth exchange. We have offices in 15 countries, with the headquarters located in Gothenburg, Sweden. STS Student Travel Schools offers experienced-based learning, in terms of guided youth trips, high school exchange, au pair and study abroad programmes. Expertise, passion and respect are the core values that follow us in our daily work. We are driven by our mission; which is to empower young people to grow through education and cultural exchange.
  • Sadie Champlin,