Explore Victoria Falls (Zambia) and experience TRUE Africa

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The Exchange

Experience the real Africa whilst in Livingstone & enjoy true Zambian hospitality! We are looking for enthusiastic, social, self-motivated people keen to be a part of our hardworking team & act as great ambassadors for our lodge. Do you like creating events, taking pictures, marketing, or responsible tourism? We are open to ideas, so if you have a skill you think we might need, send us a message! Join the Jollyboys team!


What you offer

20 hours of help per week

Photography: Take, edit and provide amazing photos.

Party Promoter: Help organise and promote parties and social activities.

Social Media: Maintain and update social media channels.

Music: Perform to entertain guests, children or local communities.


What you get

2 days off per week

Shared Dorm: You will have a bed in a shared room, which means you will share the same room with other travelers.


Requirements

Intermediate English

Over 20 years old

Be from outside Zambia

Accepts solo applications and also couples and pairs


What's not included

Flights, Travel Insurance, Internal Transportation and Visa


Program Details

We want Worldpackers who are enthusiastic, social, self-motivated and act as great ambassadors for our lodge. We would love to host Worldpackers who are keen to train our Zambian employees; from gardening to customer service to recycling / upcycling!

In Zambia, all volunteers or consultants are required to obtain a Business Visa upon arrival, this is valid for a maximum of 30 days. The cost is for the volunteer, US$50 (generally) paid directly upon arrival, please confirm your passport nationality is not restricted by Zambian Immigration. We will give you a letter to assist with this (easy process) but all volunteers MUST get a Business Visa.


Activities & Shift

TASKS: EVENTS, SOCIAL MEDIA, MARKETING, RESPONSIBLE TOURISM, BAR, RECEPTION.
The expected work week is 5 shifts per week and generally about 6-8 hours though we are certainly flexible

1. Assisting at the bar to sell cocktail jugs, specials etc. Up-selling.

2. Responsible Tourism: training in environmentalism, understanding recycling in general. Assisting with the counting, monitoring, recording what we recycle.

3. Engage with Instagram/ Facebook etc with daily posts i.e. with F & B specials, Livingstone tourism related posts, Jollyboys specific and events.

4. Create a library of blog posts with images on life in Livingstone / Jollyboys / various relevant topics to backpackers and travelling etc.

5. Ensure Jollyboys staff provides excellent service at all times to our guests, assisting guests courteously and efficiently. Leading by example.


Rules

- Please note: "overnight friends" will not be tolerated, you will be asked to leave immediately.
- No drugs will be tolerated WHATSOEVER; Zambia is a very conservative Christian country.
- No drinking on duty unless authorized by the Manager
- Be respectful, kind & considerate to everyone
- Be able to work independently, be proactive, and self-sufficient. Familiarize yourself with the department you will be assisting; the staff and their duties.
- Be outgoing and friendly with guests to promote Livingstone and the various activities.
- Report anything suspicious or problematic to the Manager, whether its staff, facilities or guest related (i.e. no hot water, aggressive guests, leaking roof, bad food). This is really important for us to ensure our guests are happy and prevent bad reviews.
- No Business Visa = No work.
- No work = No deal.