Program Summary


If the idea of spending your entire Summer break earning money for being on the beach sounds appealing to you this may be just for you! Located just off the coast of New England, Block Island is 7 miles long and 3 miles wide and sits 12 miles from the coastline of Rhode Island. With historic legacy, there are 17 miles of beach and about 40 percent of the island is set aside for conservation.
 
Ballard's Beach Resort is the premier party destinaton on the island that offers something for everyone. With a private beach and VIP cabanas, Inn, restaurants and Tiki Bars, it is also a dreamy wedding destination and vibrant music venue that attracts crowds all Summer long.
 
Not only is this program a great working experience - the location offers participants the choice of relaxing on the beach on days off, or to go and explore the Eastern Coast of the USA!
 
 
Let Yummy Jobs take you on an amazing adventure to New England.. #MYYUMMYSTORY
On this exciting Summer Program, you will spend 3-months working in one of the following positions:
 
- Food and Beverage
- Beach Attendant
- Accounts Assistant
 
                 
 
Participants will be paid a minimum hourly wage of $10.50+ USD per hour (certain roles also include shares in the tipping pool) and will be guaranteed an average minimum of 32 hours per week, with the potential for overtime - particularly during the peak season. 
 
 
Housing is pre-arranged for the program. Participants will share rooms between 4 people at a cost of $150 per week and is payroll deducted. Located 1.5 miles from the work location, the emplloyer also offers a meal plan at 50% discount.
 
Participants on this program will be required to obtain a J-1 Summer Work and Travel visa through Yummy Jobs and will be able to work for a period of time as outlined by Ballard's Beach Resort. Upon completion of the program, participants will have up to 30 days to travel within the United States. Participants must then return to their home country upon completion of the program.

TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR THIS PROGRAM, YOU MUST MEET THE FOLLOWING CRITERIA:

  • Be at least 18 years of age at the time of application.
  • Speak fluent English.
  • Be currently enrolled in full-time education, studying towards a Foundation, Undergraduate or Postgraduate degree.
  • Have successfully completed at least one full semester of study before the program commences. Candidates can also participate on this program immediately following their final year of study.
  • Be available for the full program duration. The summer programs run from June - September.

PROGRAM DATES

  • Applicants must be available for the entire program dates to be eligible. The Program typically runs from mid June - mid September.

INTERVIEWING PROCESS

  • Interviews are via Zoom / Skype.
  • If your application is successful, you will be invited to attend an online interview with a member of the Yummy Jobs Team.​
  • If successful, candidates will then be invited to a final online interview with a member of the Ballard's Beach HR team.
​Please note, all dates are subject to change

 

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Participants will be required to submit the following fees after acceptance of a Job Offer:

PROGRAM FEE

£1,095.00 GBP - 3-month Full Placement Program Fee inclusive of Visa Sponsorship, Medical Insurance, U.S SEVIS Fee, Pre-arrival Support, Pre-arranged Job and Pre-arranged Housing.

ADDITIONAL FEES 

  • Background check
  • U.S. Embassy appointment fee = $160.00 USD
  • Flights to the United States = Varies
  • Housing pre-payment 

POST ARRIVAL FEES

  • Weekly accommodation costs = approx $150 USD per week
  • Access to  supporting funds  $1,000.00 USD is recommended

 

Fees may be subject to change without notice.

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