Dive into a Life-Changing Summer Adventure! 🌞

Are you seeking an exhilarating summer job opportunity that’s not just a job, but a transformative experience? Look no further than GVI’s Groups Program Assistant role!

When you join GVI, you’re not just signing up for a job — you’re becoming part of a vibrant community of like-minded individuals who share your passion for making a positive impact on the world. You’ll collaborate with experts in various fields, forge lifelong friendships, and gain invaluable skills that will propel your personal and professional growth.

Some of our exciting locations include:

Cambodia | Costa Rica | Greece | Mexico | Nepal | South Africa | Thailand | Tenerife

So, are you ready to unleash your potential and embark on the adventure of a lifetime? Join us at GVI and let’s make a difference together!

Here are the details!

Reports to: Head of Groups Delivery

Contract Type: Seasonal


🌍About GVI

Our planet is in crisis and inequality affects people around the globe. At GVI, our teams are choosing to take action. We bring a range of specialised skills together for a common goal: supporting a more sustainable future.

GVI is an international multi-award-winning social enterprise. We offer conservation and community development programs in 13 countries, all aligned to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, and led by our teams and experts from the communities we operate in.

Working at GVI is fast-paced and fun. We value passion, authenticity and innovation, and we treat each other with respect. But we can do better than words to show you who we are! To see what it’s really like to work for GVI, click here.

🎓 About the role

The goal of the Groups Field Assistant is to support the delivery of world-leading groups and under18 programs in-country, by focusing on participant experience. We have a variety of short-term contract options and need vibrant individuals brimming with energy, who thrive on travel adventures and share our zeal for conservation and community projects.

🏝️ Role and responsibilities

  • Supporting the Groups Senior Program Coordinator and Head of Groups Delivery in the running of group programs.
  • Assisting with project work including planning sessions.
  • Managing the groups on a day to day basis, ensuring they have a positive experience.
  • Interacting with local partners for certain activities.
  • Delivering presentations and training relevant to the project activities.
  • Acting as an enthusiastic role model for participants and providing guidance and mentorship.
  • Working with the team to ensure the program operates to a high standard and all health and safety protocols are followed.

✨ About you

If you are ambitious, purpose-driven, and you have a great sense of humour, we want to meet you. As an organisation, we know that welcoming a broad range of people with unique identities makes us powerful and we are committed to diversity, equity and inclusion practices.

✅Professional skills and experience

  • Prior experience running/ managing participants on group or individual service or adventure programs desirable.
  • Qualifications in one of the following: Emergency first response, Mountaineer, Wilderness Safety or equivalent.
  • Local knowledge beneficial.
  • Advantageous:
    • Trained in First Aid

🎉Package includes

  • Per-group stipend
  • Accommodation
  • Food
  • Visa costs (if applicable)
  • Emergency medical and travel insurance
  • And more!

🎯 To apply

Please send your CV along with a cover letter stating why you feel you would be best suited to this position at GVI.

GVI is committed to providing equal employment opportunities and values diversity in our organization. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of race, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, or national origin.

Please note: We will do our utmost to respond to all applicants, however, given the large volume of applications we receive, this isn’t always possible. If you do not hear back from us within three-four weeks, please take it that on this occasion your application was unsuccessful.