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Working Holiday Canada

Caribou Crossing

Working Holiday Program allows gaining valuable work experience, improving your English skills and learning more about Canadian society and culture. You can spend up to 12 months in Canada. The uniqueness of the program lies in its flexibility. Become a candidate in the International Experience Canada (IEC) pool, get an Invitation to apply and apply for a work permit. Visas allow you to live, work, travel and experience Canada in multiple locations. Don’t miss your lifetime opportunity to enjoy this amazing country.

To participate:

  • A citizen of the Czech Republic or Slovak Republic
  • Age of 18 – 35 (including)
  • Clean criminal record
  • Proof of funds for the stay min. 2500 CAD
  • Health insurance for your entire stay in Canada

The visa application must be accompanied by relevant documents. It is up to you how you set up the program. Assistance with visa application is free of charge if you participate in the program.

What you can expect from us:

  • CV consultation
  • Job interview preparation
  • Professional consultation
  • Depending on your choice we will arrange language course or work placement in cities or mountain hotels/resorts.
  • All the information what to do before you leave your home country
  • Pre-departure orientation (flight information, how to set up an Canadian bank account, SIN –tax number and how to survive in Canada)
  • Travel guide – How to survive in Canada
  • Assistance during your stay

Working Holiday visa application in 2018

The season 2018 has been opened. You can check the application process here
Bennet Lake

Working positions in Canada

There are two possibilities where to work in Canada – resort program or city placement. We will find the right placement for you to fit your skills, English level and also your interest.

Working positions in Canada

Summer and winter are peak seasons in national parks and resorts in Canadian Rockies. Mountain Resorts are searching for fun, dynamic, team oriented individuals who love outdoors and offer a variety of 4-6 month placements which is perfect for international travelers. No matter your experience or skill set, if you’re looking to work and play in the Canadian Rockies, key front-line positions are available. Whether you are interested in seasonal or long-term employment we have an ideal opportunity for you. Our participants mostly work in Jasper, Banff, Panorama on these positions:

  • Front Desk Agents
  • Central Reservations Agents
  • Line Cooks
  • Kitchen Helpers
  • Room Attendants
  • Laundry Attendants
  • Food and Beverage Servers
  • Maintenance Workers
  • Guest Services
  • Resort Services

Our employers offer temporary Staff Accommodation to all eligible employees. Accommodation is available to employees for up to one year of continuous employment. They usually offer multiple accommodation options including dorm and apartment style living; availability is on a ‘first come first served’ basis.

Job Fair

Canadian employers come to Prague every year in November and have personal interviews with the candidates. It is a great opportunity to meet your future employer face to face.

Work in a heart of one of the oldest national parks in Canada – Banff

Sport activities

If you enjoy outdoor sports you can be sure you will fall in love with Canada. Here are the most favorite activities:

Top Summer Activities

  • Rafting, Canoeing
  • Road and Mountain Biking
  • Horseback Riding
  • Boat Cruise

Top Winter Activities

  • Downhill Skiing and Snowboarding
  • Ski touring and Cross-country Skiing
  • Ice Hockey
  • Dog Sledding Tours
  • Snowshoeing, Snowmobiling
  • Canyon Ice Walk

City Placement

Thanks to this possibility you can spend a great time in Vancouver, big multicultural city. Work positions are mostly in restaurants and cafes.

Van Stanley Park


You have always been one step further than your friends and would like to continue doing so? Gain practical experiences in your field of study and make your position in a labor market more interesting. What can you expect? Tailored position, valuable experience from foreign companies, English improvement and practically based internship experience in your field. Placement for an unpaid internship is mostly in Vancouver and surroundings.

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Contact our coordinator:

Adriana Necasova
Working Holiday Canada Adriana Necasova: a.necasova@czech-us.cz
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