TURTLE CONSERVATION IN COSTA RICA
Costa Rica is known as the birthplace for ecotourism and is home to important nesting beaches for four different species of turtles. You can take part in volunteer programs that help in ensuring that sea turtles in Costa Rica do not become extinct due to egg poachers and general human activities. Some of the activities you may be involved in include; releasing tiny baby turtles to the sea, helping to construct turtle hatcheries, collecting data, collecting eggs and taking them to the hatcheries and enjoying spectacular beaches on the Pacific coast of central America.
TEACH ENGLISH IN CHINA
Teaching English in China is a great way of impacting young ones with valuable knowledge of the English language to prepare them for the future. It is a great way to spend summer vacations travelling through China and visiting the best attractions. Teaching English in China is a well paying job and it means that apart from adding value to your CV you will also earn money that you can use to explore China. You also get to experience the Chinese culture firsthand; ensure you take advantage of the opportunity to learn the Mandarin language.
WORK AT A SUMMER CAMP IN AMERICA
Working at a summer camp in America is a great way to gain experience in life skills as well as interact with people from all walks of life. There are different roles which you can choose to participate in and they include; specialist counselors who get to teach or control special activities in the camp, camp counselors act as supervisors to the kids and even share sleeping quarters with them, and the support staff who run the camps but do not get to mix with the kids. The choice of roles should be based on your existing skills, as well as interests.
TAKE A SABBATICAL AND TRAVEL AROUND CENTRAL AMERICA
South America covers a vast area of land and consists of seven nations mainly Costa Rica, Panama, El Salvador, Guatemala, Belize, Nicaragua and Honduras and is surrounded by the Pacific and Atlantic Ocean. It is a cheap destination with a variety of attractions such as rainforests, volcanoes, Mayan ruins and amazing wildlife. The sheer variety of nature, culture, and cities waiting to be explored warrant you to take your time to fully enjoy the experience. Central Americans are very friendly, so expect to make life-long friends as you travel. A three month sabbatical will give you an insight about this region as well refresh you with its beauty.
WORK AS A HOLIDAY REP IN MEDITERRANEAN RESORTS
If you enjoy being around people, organizing parties and generally having a good time then a job that fits your character is being a summer holiday rep in amazing resorts such as Ayia Napa, Ibiza, Tenerife, Malia and Zante. It is a job that involves ensuring that guests are well entertained and comfortable throughout their stay. It is time consuming as it revolves around people, solving minor issues, giving important information about resorts, helping in organizing cruises, parties, sports and other fun activities. You are normally the first contact to the customers and you will meet them from airports and give them overview information about the resort. It helps you gain skills in public relations.