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This information is for your visa. Use the details from your international passport.
Which programme do you apply for?
Enter year of your participation and your past Sponsor and Employer in that year.
Complete this section ONLY if you are applying for a Summer Work Travel or Camp Support Staff position.
Please list previous employment below, starting with your most recent job:
If yes, please list below any awards that were gained after the age of 16:
Note: To be considered for a waterfront position, certificates/awards must be current and you must have provide proof of certification prior to arriving at your job
Please use the space below to describe your experience that you feel you are most qualified. Indicate any relevant duties performed and why you feel these particular areas are strongest.
Please list any additional skills or experience you have.
Complete this section ONLY if you are applying for a Specialized Camp Counsellor position.
Please complete the following chart, indicating your highest level of camp activity qualification and experience:
Please provide details (including dates) of your experience with children (e.g. youth clubs, community programmes, play schemes, etc.) and include any leadership roles and ages of children you have worked with:
Note: To be considered for a waterfront position, certificates/awards must be current and you must have provide proof of certification prior to arriving at your camp.
If you are applying for a Special Needs Counsellor position, please complete the section below in addition to the section above:
If you are interested in working as a special needs counsellor, your duties would include caring for the camper's personal (children and/or adults) needs (feeding, bathing and toileting), in addition to assistance with sports and other camp activities. Please tell us why you would be suited to such work, detailing any previous experience working specifically with people with special needs.
Please describe your family background (number of members in your family background (number of members in your family, etc.) and any special interests you may have:
All participants are required to be in good physical/mental health and undergo a physical examination before departure to the U.S. A copy of the medical report validated by the doctor must be provided.
Please indicate below if you suffer or have ever suffered from any of the following conditions:
(Note: If you answer YES to any of these questions, you may need to obtain additional insurance, as AWE insurance does not cover pre-existing conditions.)
If you answered yes to any of the above questions or if there is any other important medical information that AWE should be aware of that was not indicated above, please comment:
AWE requires that you complete the following questions honestly:
Note: If you answered Yes to any of the above questions, you must provide details including dates and judgments. Attach an additional sheet of paper.
The background check for UK APPLICANTS ONLY, is regarding your suitability for working with children. You are advised that under the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) order 1975, as amended by the Rehabilitations of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) (Amendments) Order 1986, you should declare all convictions including "spent" convictions. Data Protection Act-You should be aware that your personal details will be stored in electronic format.
I have read, understood and agree to abide by the conditions of application and placement as detailed in the American Work Experience (AWE) 2018 Terms and Conditions, which are part of the 2018 AWE Application Brochure which I have received and have read. By signing the programme Application I have agreed to the complete contents of the AWE 2018 Terms and Conditions. My attention has been drawn to clause 57 from the aforementioned Terms and Conditions. I have completed this form fully and honestly and agree to return to my Home Country at the conclusion of my Placement and inform AWE of my return to my Home country.
Terms and Conditions