There are many opportunities for short-term and seasonal work within New Zealand. Many of these jobs are menial tasks and labor intensive, but are readily available.
Work in the New Zealand fruit industry is year-round, although the majority of jobs are available between December and May. There are many different companies that can help workers find seasonal work:
Seasonal Work NZ publicizes short-term vacancies for travelers with a valid working holiday visa, mainly in the fields of fruit harvesting and processing, but also in restaurants, construction, etc.
Working In Ltd (011-64-9 3020 977) is a web-based employment resource aims to put people who are arriving in Australia or New Zealand in touch with employers who are seeking skilled and professional people.
Traveller's Contact Point (011-61-2-9221-8744) has an office in Melbourne, but is affiliated with offices around Australia and New Zealand. Services for members include job search and mail forwarding; working holiday starter package costs AU$275 ($217) and includes first 2 nights accommodation. Also operates a recruitment agency for travelers, www.taw.com.au.
Camp Counselors USA (CCUSA) offers a low cost program for a year's stay which includes all the fees and insurance for four months.
BUNAC (1-800-GO-BUNAC) offers an easily navigated web site and helpful support both in the U.S. and in New Zealand. Program requirements: age: 18-30; application fee: $475; insurance: mandatory; funds: $2,000 and proof of round trip airfare.
HELP Exchange offers free info exchange for people who want to work for free accommodation and meals in Australia and New Zealand.
|You will find information on voluntary jobs or internship abroad in our other articles on the left column of this page.|
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