Program Summary

 APPLICATIONS FOR 2025 START DATES ARE NOW CLOSED
 

One of the greatest benefits of the Disney International Programs is the experience gained whilst working as a Cultural Representative. This is an opportunity to work and learn from one of the world's leading entertainment and hospitality companies. On the Cultural Representative Program, participants share their culture and customs with Walt Disney World® Resort guests who visit from all over the world.
 
To qualify for this program, participants must authentically represent one of the countries or regions that have been recreated in look and feel at Walt Disney World® Resort - The United Kingdom. 
 
Please Note: Once you place your application you should receive an automated email to confirm receipt. If you have an icloud or gmail account, this automated message sometimes does not arrive even though the application has arrived safely. You may prefer to use another email account to avoid this. We ask that you kindly understand that it is not possible for us to answer individual requests to confirm receipt of applications.
 
 
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On the Cultural Representative Program, participants will work in either Food and Beverage or Merchandise and Kidcot at the United Kingdom Pavilion in the World Showcase at Epcot. Participants will be paid an hourly wage of $17.00 per hour and will be provided with at least 32 hours of work per week.
 
On this unique experience, participants will work at the Walt Disney World® Resort on a Q-1 Cultural Representative Visa. The Cultural Representative Program is a 12-month program, although the program length may vary with the country/position offered. Participants will also receive an additional 30-day travel period upon completion of the program.
One of the most unique aspects of the 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.
 
Participants on the Disney International Programs will be fortunate to live in the brand new state of the art, Flamingo Crossings Village. Fully furnished apartments set among an array of amenities including fitness centres, 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 cast member events and scheduled activities 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. What more could you want?
 
Each apartment has 2 bedrooms, you'll have the option to share a bedroom with one other Disney International Programs participant and the cost which includes all utilities is between $202 - $246 per week.
 
In order to make the living experience more convenient for you, 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 $442 USD at the time of offer (Disney Program Participation Fee).

TO PARTICIPATE ON THE CULTURAL REPRESENTATIVE PROGRAM, PARTICIPANTS 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, and that is valid for at least 16 months after Program start date 
  • Be available for a full 12-month contract from 2025 onwards
  • Be available to begin and complete the Program during the specified Program dates
  • Authentically represent the United Kingdom and have the ability to communicate effectively about their traditions and culture to guests from all over the world
  • Demonstrate strong experience and excellent skills in the field of either Retail or Food and Beverage and have operated with success at high volumes.

YUMMY JOBS CURRENTLY RECRUITS FOR THE CULTURAL REPRESENTATIVE PROGRAM IN THE FOLLOWING COUNTRIES:

  • United Kingdom

APPLICATION DATES

  • Applications open Monday February 5
  • Applications Close Friday February 9 @ 5pm
  • Those selected for Pre-screen interviews will be invited to attend a face to face interview in March.
  • Final Interviews to be held in April/May.
  • The face to face interviews are a mandatory requirement, sadly there are no exceptions.

PLEASE NOTE! This is a very competitive Program!

  • Please try not to be discouraged if you are not selected for the in-person interview stage.  We are seeking out candidates who closely meet the specific requirements and objectives of the Program.
  • We understand the passion and excitement this amazing opportunity brings. We aim to provide clear communications to all candidates in a timely manner. 
  • Once you place your application  you should receive an automated email to confirm receipt.
  • If you use an icloud or family domain email account, the automated message sometimes does not arrive even though the application has arrived safely. You may prefer to use another email account to avoid this and feel reassured.
  • We ask that you kindly understand that it is not possible for us to answer individual requests to confirm receipt of applications.
 
MANY THANKS and GOOD LUCK!
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Participants on the Cultural Representative Program will be required to submit the following fees (which are only payable upon accpetance of a role):

PRE-ARRIVAL FEES

  • Disney Program Participation Fee = $442.00 USD (includes the first week of rent)
  • U.S. Embassy Appointment Fee = $205.00 USD
  • Flights to the United States = Varies
  • Medical Insurance = $50.00 - $80.00 USD per month (approximately)

POST-ARRIVAL FEES

  • Weekly Accommodation Costs = $202.00 - $246.00 USD (automatic payroll deduction)
  • Additional supporting funds between $350.00 - $750.00 USD are recommended

 

Please note, all fees are subject to change and may change without notice.