Job Title:

Bus Captain

Company:

Breakaway Tours

Location:

Toronto , ON

Closing Date:

October 31, 2021


ABOUT BREAKAWAY 

Over the past 3 decades, Breakaway Tours has become one of the largest student travel companies taking thousands of travellers annually to destinations across Canada and the Caribbean. Our mission is to provide the best trips to high school students of all backgrounds. Today, we continue to travel to new mountains and cities, creating one of a kind experiences for our travellers.


BRIEF OVERVIEW 

As a Bus Captain, you will be the Heart & Soul of our Destination team. We execute student travel experiences in Montreal and Quebec City. Bus Captains will travel to our destinations with our passengers and help with the daily operations of the experience. On site, Bus Captains will act as the main point of contact whenever our passengers have questions and/or concerns. It is the responsibility of our Bus Captains to ensure our passengers across all experiences are staying safe and having the time of their lives. 


WHAT WE CAN OFFER 

We are committed to ensuring that our community of destination team members are well trained, excited about the work they do, and have a very positive experience working and growing with us. 

  • Valuable trainings that apply to the job but will also be useful for future career opportunities (Mental Health First Aid, Bystander Intervention, Crisis Intervention etc.) 
  • Free travel, accommodations, and meals for the duration of your contract 
  • Participation in free excursions and events 
  • Staff appreciation events and activities 
  • An experience like no other 
  • Leadership building opportunities 



KEY RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES

  • Contact passengers before departure day to establish relationships and answer any questions.
  • Meet and guide passengers from their point of origin to their destination
  • Provide destination information and encourage participation in events and excursions from passengers
  • Assist with the execution of activities, excursions, and events while on destination
  • Help to provide a safe and enjoyable environment for all passengers on the trip
  • Ensure every passenger is having an amazing time during their experience 



EDUCATION

A career/education in the following is not required but considered an asset:

  • Event Planning
  • Leisure Studies
  • Education
  • Hospitality/Tourism
  • Communications
  • Arts
  • Child and Youth Work
  • Social Work



EXPERIENCE 

Experience in the following is not required but considered an asset: 

  • Camp Counsellor
  • Tour Guide
  • Frosh Leader
  • Coach
  • Residence Advisor/Don
  • Brand Ambassador 

 

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Experience or interested in a leadership role with youth
  • Comfortable with long hours and evening shifts to provide passengers with a constant point of contact during their trip
  • Fluency in French is an asset



QUICK FACTS

Role: Part time, Volunteer, Contracted per Trip
Growth: Trip Leaders can become Trip Coordinators after mastering their role 


TRIP SEASON

We run trips in February and March, and are looking for staff who are going to be able to commit to the majority of our trips all year. Each trip is between 3-5 days in length. We have two seasons with multiple trip types and dates: 

Spring Season: February - March

Our trip destinations include: 

  • Quebec City 
  • Montreal 



UPCOMING 2022 TRIP DATES: 

February 18 -  February 21 (2, 3-4 night trips in 2 destinations)
March 10 - March 20 (multiple trips of multiple lengths in many destinations) 


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

We cover all costs of your travel (flights/trains/buses etc.), accommodations (hotel stay), experiences (excursions/events), and food for the duration of your contract. There are no out of pocket costs for you to work and travel with us. 


RECRUITMENT PROCESS

1. Apply Online

2. Phone Interview

3. Group Interview

4. Training

TO APPLY:





Posted 2021-10-06








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