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  • Disney Cultural Representative Program
  • Disney Cultural Representative Program
  • Disney Cultural Representative Program

Share your culture and traditions with guests from all over the world

Applications for the Cultural Representative Program - Historical Research Center are now closed. We anticipate that applications will re-open early 2018. Watch this space!

In the Cultural Representative Program, participants share their culture and customs with guests who visit from all over the world.  Participants in this program will authentically represent the country of United Kingdom, working for the Historical Research Center (HRC) at the United Kingdom Pavilion in Epcot.  HRC is an operating participant company which has an extensive working library for heritage and heraldry, family crests, coats of arms and family name histories.

Whilst on the program participants will receive the following:

  • $9.50 USD per hour pay rate
  • Minimum of 32 hours per week
  • Up to $500.00 USD reimbursement of flight costs upon successful completion of program

This program sees you working at Walt Disney World however you will be employed directly by the Historical Research Centre, an operating participant of the program.  You will be eligible for the following benefits as a HRC Cast Member:

  • Full access to four main Disney World theme parks during your program
  • 20% merchandise discount
  • Complimentary passes for family twice a year (you do not receive a Disney Main Gate pass)

Application Dates

  • Applications for the Cultural Representative Program - Historical Research Center are now closedWe anticipate that applications will re-open early 2018 (specific dates to be confirmed).
  • Applicants must be available for a 15-month contract.
  • All applicants will be required to apply for the program online through Yummy Jobs in order to be considered. 

Interviewing Process

  • Successful applicants will be invited to attend an interview session via Skype with the Yummy Jobs Team.
  • If successful, applicants will then be required to attend a final interview session with Walt Disney World International Recruitment in London. 

Please note, all dates are subject to change

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In order to qualify for this fantastic opportunity, applicants must meet all of the following criteria:

  • Be at least 18 years of age at the time of application
  • Hold a valid passport for the United Kingdom
  • Be available for a full 12 or 15 month contract
  • Speak fluent conversational English
  • Have no visible tattoos - face, neck, wrist and hand tattoos are not permitted

In addition to this, the following experience is highly sought after:

  • Previous study in History at Degree/A-level, or a strong proven interest in this subject
  • Extensive previous work experience in the Retail industry

The Yummy Jobs Team currently offers the Cultural Representative roles in the following countries:

  • United Kingdom

One of the most unique aspects of Disney International Programs is just how international they really are. Every day, you'll have the experience of living and working with cast members from all over the world. Our complexes feature amenities like fitness centers, transportation systems, swimming pools and computer labs – providing an exciting setting for you to build relationships and create lifelong memories. You can also participate in events and scheduled activities in the housing complexes throughout your program. During your personal time, you'll even have the opportunity to visit Disney parks and explore everything that Orlando, Florida has to offer.

Whether you're assigned to a one, two, three or four-bedroom apartment, you'll share a bedroom with one or two Disney International Programs participants. Often times, your roommate(s) will be from another country, allowing you to learn about other cultures as you share your own.

In order to make the living experience more convenient, housing costs are automatically deducted from participants' weekly paycheck. Participants will also help support the exclusive activities and events they'll get to attend throughout the program by contributing a one-time fee of $225.00 USD.

Participants on the Cultural Representative Program with HRC will be required to submit the following fees, that have been broken down into pre-arrival and post-arrival:

Pre-Arrival Fees

  • Criminal Background Check = £85.00 GBP
  • Program Assessment Fee = $225.00 USD
  • U.S. Embassy Appointment Fee = $190.00 USD
  • Courier Delivery of Passport = Free - £30.00 GBP
  • 12 Months Medical Insurance = $550.00 USD to $900.00 USD (must be purchased in full prior to arrival into the U.S).
  • Flight to the United States = Varies

Post Arrival Fees

  • Weekly Accommodation Costs - $150.00 USD (automatic payroll deduction)
  • Additional supporting funds between $350.00 - $750.00 USD are recommended

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Program Terms & Conditions

THE FACTS:

PROGRAM DATES: Various intakes throughout 2018

PROGRAM DURATION: 15 months

ROLES AVAILABLE: HRC - Merchandise

WAGE: $9.50 USD per hour

HOURS: Minimum of 32 hours per week / Average 38 - 45 hours per week

HOUSING: Participants will live in Disney International Housing - $150.00 USD rent per week

HIGHLIGHTS: Free entry into the Walt Disney World® theme parks, company discounts, sought after work experience, a year spent at the most magical place on Earth!