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About the company

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What you can expect working for Canvas

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About the company

Canvas Holidays were the first company to offer package camping holidays, and over 40 years later they remain focused on providing their customers with the best holiday ever.

For 2006 they have introduced 10 new sites, including Porec  in Croatia, 3 new sites in Italy - two in Venice and one at Lake Garda. There are also additions on the Costa Brava, in the Vendée, Royan, Côte d’Azur and the Jura.

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Positions they recruit for

 

Campsite Courier

 

Approachable, well mannered, friendly and helpful are just a few of the qualities you will need as a Campsite Courier and remember, your main focus will be ensuring that our customers return home having had ‘the best holiday they have ever had.’

So how are you going to achieve this? Your duties will mainly involve cleaning customer accommodation for their arrival, welcoming them onto the campsite and ensuring that all the customer’s needs are attended to during their stay.

You will need to have initiative and be a quick thinker, able to resolve any problems that may occur on site efficiently and effectively.

As a Courier you will also be involved in montage (putting up tents) and demontage (taking down tents) at the beginning and end of the season.

Every year we welcome mature couriers to our overseas team. They work as Campsite Couriers in a team, or on a number of our sites which we have designated ‘Couple Sites’ or ‘Single Courier Sites’.

 

To apply for this position you must meet the following minimum requirements:

 

g Have at least 6 months customer service experience

 

Buzz Courier

 

Many of the sites in their programme are specifically aimed at families with older children and teenagers. As a Buzz Courier, it will be your responsibility to organise a lively and varied programme of activities for customers between the ages of twelve and seventeen. The emphasis will be on safety and fun.

You will need to have good organisational skills, show initiative, have a huge amount of energy and be up to date on the latest teenage craze! You will also be expected to help out with daily Campsite Courier duties when required.

 

To apply for this position you must meet the following minimum requirements:

 

g Formal experience of working with groups of young people.

 

Children's Courier

 

Children’s Couriers are responsible for organising a varied programme of activities for younger guests with the emphasis being on safety and fun. The success of a family holiday often depends on the happiness of the children, so you will play an integral part in the family’s holiday.

You will be required to have lots of imagination, boundless energy and plenty of patience. You will be expected to arrange a six day programme involving five hours of activities per day.

Children’s Couriers will also be involved in montage and demontage and are expected to assist with daily Campsite Courier duties when required.

 

To apply for this position you must meet the following minimum requirements:

 

g Some formal experience of working with children between the ages of four and eleven.

 

Wild & Active Courier

 

Wild & Active Couriers are responsible for organising and supervising a daily programme of off and on-site events for adults, teenagers and children alike. Activities will vary on a weekly basis in order to appeal to different age groups and interests.

Wild & Active Couriers will also be involved in montage and demontage and expected to assist with daily Campsite Courier duties when required.

 

To apply for this position you must meet the following minimum requirements:

 

g Relevant qualification in Countryside Management, or a similar field

g Previous experience of leading and guiding wildlife walks

g Previous experience of working with children of all ages (4 to 17 years).

 

Senior Courier

 

Senior Couriers are responsible for the day-to-day running of the on-site operation on one of the small team sites. Working with your team, you will ensure that all of our clients receive the highest levels of customer service at all times.

In addition to general Campsite Courier duties, you will arrange staff rotas, carry out various administration tasks and maintain effective communications with both the campsite owner and the Area Manager.

Senior Couriers will also be involved in montage and demontage.

To apply for this position you must meet the following minimum requirements:

 

g Have at least 6 months customer service experience

 

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What you can expect working for Canvas Holidays

A fantastic summer, friends for life and great job satisfaction. If your application is successful, to prepare you for your role, a full induction training course will be given.

Spending a season with Canvas Holidays will give you invaluable experience of working with the public as well as giving you many new skills and developing existing ones.

Canvas Holidays understand the importance of personal development and therefore encourage their staff to move into more senior positions in their second season. Many of our senior members of staff started to work as Couriers and Children’s Couriers.

 

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