Les Elfes International

Les Elfes International is a family owned business specializing in world class Winter and Summer Camps, founded in 1987, and has privately owned Chalets in Verbier, La Tzoumaz and Crans Montana. 

Each Resort in run by a dedicated team of ski guides, kitchen, cleaning and driving staff, overseen by a Resort Manager and an Activity Manager. We are looking for enthusiastic, dynamic experienced staff members who are willing to go that extra mile to ensure our students have the time of their lives and an experience they will never forget. Have a look at the roles on offer below and if you think you have what it takes then send us a CV and we will be in touch accordingly. Good luck and look forward to hearing from you.

It is important that every member of our staff brings their own unique personality to the team. However, there are some attributes which are essential:

  • You must like working with children. It seems almost too obvious to mention, but you will be with children a lot!
  • You must be a team player. You will be working and living within a staff group and everyone has to play their part.
  • You must be flexible. The job is varied, things change, problems occur. You must be prepared to deal with whatever gets thrown at you.
  • You must be professional. Our international clients come from all over the world and expect nothing but the best from us. You have to be prepared to go that extra step to provide a safe and amazing experience for the students.

If you think you fit the bill, then read on to see what positions we have on offer.

 

JOBS

 

POSITION : HEAD OF SKI OPERATIONS

  • When: December – April 
  • Where: Verbier
  • Requirements : Ski /Snowboard Qualification ( minimum ISIA ) First Aid Course, Criminal Records Check, second language a bonus ( English compulsory )

Les Elfes Verbier is looking for an experienced ski guide to be the Head of Ski Operations (to be dual qualified in ski and snowboard) minimum ISIA Level or equivalent for the winter season.

 

POSITION : SKI OR SNOWBOARD GUIDE

  • When: December – April
  • Where: Verbier, La Tzoumaz, Crans Montana.
  • Requirements : Ski /Snowboard Qualification, First Aid Course, Criminal Records Check, second language a bonus ( English compulsory )

Les Elfes is currently hiring for this winter season and has positions available in all three Resorts. A typical day involves a meeting at 8am sharp with your Activity Manager who will give you all the information for the day ahead, which group, where, what level etc. Afterwards our drivers ( Verbier, Tzoumaz  is a short walk and Crans is ski in ski out ) will take you to the slopes and off you go! Skiing or snowboarding with the students, you will be responsible for their safety and of course their fun!

Stopping for lunch and some hot chocolate of course is a must! Instructing can be challenging so we are really looking for people you are full of energy, dynamic, positive,  who have had experience with children before and who are prepared to give it their all to ensure their students have the time of their lives. In a typical week, guides will work 6 days a week including an arrival day ( off snow ) as well as one or two evenings ( 19h00-20h30 ) helping out our animation team ( see below ) in evening activities such as a Torch Light Walk or Ice Skating, and at the end of the week say goodbye to their group at the prize giving where students will receive a certificate and medals.

Competitive salary guaranteed for the whole season from the 1st December to 14th April, working as above 6 days per week with one day off paid per week. Accommodation can be provided (shared ) if needed on campus.

 

POSITION: WINTER CAMP MONITOR

  • When: December – April
  • Where: Verbier, La Tzoumaz, Crans Montana.
  • Requirements : First Aid Course, Criminal Records Check, second language a bonus ( English compulsory )

During the Winter the Monitors take charge of the students when they return from their lessons on the slopes. A typical day will involve starting work around 15h00 and finishing at 23h00, and taking part in après ski and evening activities, these range from Ice Skating and Sledging, to Swimming and Arts and Crafts, to Excursions to some of Switzerlands most famous destination such as the United Nations or the Mason Cailler Chocolate Factory.

The range of activities is vast and each day is different, getting to know the students and being part of their experience is crucial,  we are looking for staff who are positive, have an open mind, and have skills in activities that separates you from the crowd, such as a guitar teacher, or dance coach. As with the guide role you will work 6 days a week. Competitive salary guaranteed for the whole season from the 1st December to 14th April, working as above 6 days per week with one day off paid per week. Accommodation can be provided (shared ) if needed on campus.

 

POSITION : SKI OR SNOWBOARD GUIDE (PART TIME)

  • When: 9th-17th January, 30th January-5th March, 19th March-9th April
  • Where: Verbier, La Tzoumaz, Crans Montana.
  • Requirements : Ski /Snowboard Qualification, First Aid Course, Criminal Records Check, second language a bonus ( English compulsory )

Les Elfes are also looking for Ski OR Snowboard guide’s and Winter Camp Monitor’s to work in high season during the following periods: 9th-17th January, 30th January-5th March, 19th March-9th April. Please contact us accordingly.

 

POSITION: SUMMER CAMP MONITOR

  • When: June – August
  • Where: Verbier
  • Requirements : First Aid Course, Criminal Records Check, second language a bonus ( English compulsory )

Summer in Verbier is incredible, the students have over 30 activities to take part in, they could be Banana Boating on the Lake, Rock Climbing in Verbier,  or having a cultural day in one of Switzerlands famous Cities such as Bern or Geneva.  During the afternoon and evenings there are plenty of fun activities both on and off camp, from Discos to Crazy Golf, all during which you as a monitor will have to supervise, ensuring their safety and well being and above all else making sure they are having fun! A typical day will be starting at 10h00 and finishing at 19h00 or 15h00 to 23h00, 6 days a week.

Competitive salary guaranteed for the whole season from the 6th  June to 30th  August , working as above 6 days per week with one day off paid per week. Accommodation can be provided (shared ) if needed on campus.

 

SPRING CAMP MONITOR

  • When: June – August
  • Where: Verbier, La Tzoumaz, Crans Montana
  • Requirements : First Aid Course, Criminal Records Check, second language a bonus ( English compulsory )

During these Spring weeks, Les Elfes is looking for staff in all three of our camps. We are looking for people who have experience working with children and the great outdoors, activities are mainly rock climbing, hiking, and mountain biking, as well as more traditional sports such as tennis and golf. We are also looking for staff members to supervise students on Duke of Edinburgh trips so if you have knowledge or experience or any relevant qualifications such as ML, IML or DofE Assessor, then great get in touch! Due to the nature of this work there is no typical day! 

Competitive salary from the 26th April-20th June, accommodation can be provided (shared ) if needed on campus.

 

POSITION: NURSE

  • When: June – August
  • Where: Verbier, La Tzoumaz, Crans Montana.
  • Requirements : Qualified Registered Nurse ( English speaking compulsory )

At Les Elfes we are looking for a Nurse who ideally has experience in Pediatrics. An ability to multi-task, good organizational skills and  to think no your feet is crucial, as well as good decision making skills at times we may have up to 150 students, so you may be a little busy! All of our resorts are within 10 minutes to a Emergency Dr and  45 minutes to a Emergency Hospital.

If you are interested and think you have what it takes or would like more information, send an enquiry today.

Contact / Enquiry

Les Elfes International Reviews

There a no reviews, click 'Add a review' to submit one

Related Articles