Intern/Work Exchange 2018-11-26T09:32:40+00:00

Intern / Work Exchange

We have international internship vacancies available:

  • Work includes working with horses and animals on our farm lot, 6 km from our backpackers .
  • Work with guests at our backpackers.
  • Learn to work with neglect animals and horses.

Besides your specific skill set, all interns are expected to participate in our volunteer in our community projects.

  • Outgoing, friendly and confident
  • Enjoy interacting with people from all over the world
  • Well groomed
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work well in a team
  • Reliable and responsible
  • Intermediate English language, written and spoken
  • Ability to work flexible hours between 7am and 10pm daily
  • Computer literate with good skills in Outlook, Word, Excel, Internet

Besides your skill sets which you will be given projects to complete we will expect you to do:

  • General front desk reception duties
  • Checking guests in and out
  • Receiving and receipting payments
  • Guest reservations on online booking system
  • Guest enquiries with regards to travel planning, car rentals, room reservations
  • Answering switchboard / telephone
  • Tour sales and bookings
  • CafĂ© / bar shift when required, including coffees, drinks, stocktaking, restock of bar
  • Assisting with any duties as required by Duty Manager
  • Work 40 hours a week, including weekends and Public Holidays

We offer our interns:

  • Opportunity to complete your internship with a world leader in responsible tourism establishment
  • The opportunity to gain invaluable working experience
  • Enjoyable working atmosphere with great team members
  • Ability to meet interesting people from all over the world
  • Opportunity to go on educational tours
  • Accommodation at Old Vic in a dorm for free
  • Work 6 hours a day 5 days a week
  • Once you have worked for 4 weeks, you will receive a free tour to Kruger

Duration: Minimum 3 months

Please note that the internship is unpaid. We offer free shared accommodation and use of our full self-catering kitchen