Program Summary

APPLICATIONS FOR THE DISNEY CULTURAL REPRESENTATIVE PROGRAM 2023
ARE CURRENTLY 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. 
 
 
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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 $14.00 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 $191 - $232 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 $431 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
  • Be available to begin the Program any time between July 2023 and July 2024
  • 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.

 

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

  • United Kingdom

APPLICATION DATES

  • Applications for the Cultural Representative Program will open January 9, 2023  (1100 GMT)
  • Applications for the Cultural Representative Program will close January 13, 2023  (1700 GMT)
  • Candidates can apply on this page via the Apply Now button which will go live on the above dates.
  • Candidates selected for pre-screen will be contacted by end of February.
  • In person Pre-screen interviews will take place in London in March
  • In person Final Interviews will take place in London in April
Please note, all dates and details are subject to change

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 = $431.00 USD (includes the first week of rent)
  • U.S. Embassy Appointment Fee = $190.00 USD
  • Flights to the United States = Varies
  • Medical Insurance = $50.00 - $80.00 USD per month (approximately)

POST-ARRIVAL FEES

  • Weekly Accommodation Costs = $191.00 - $232.00 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.
  • This is a very competitive Program, positions are very limited!
  • In order to be considered, applicants must be available to start the Program anytime between July 2023 and July 2024 and be available for 12 months from the start date.
  • Candidates’ passports must be valid through to at least end of November 2024 at the time of application.
  • Roles are in Merchandise and Food and Beverage.
  • In order to be considered, candidates must have established background and communicate their strong skill set within either Retail or full service Food and Beverage.
  • Candidates must authentically represent the United Kingdom and be able to demonstrate how they would proudly share their local culture with guests from all over the world.