Before you start filling in the application for a specific Short Term Staff season, prepare all the supporting documents that are stated below. You need them to be able to submit the application. The documents need to be in English and preferably in PDF format. All documents besides the Reference Letter are required for your application.

Motivation letter 

Write a one-page letter of A4 to introduce yourself. This letter should include who you are, your interests, what skills and experiences you have that will help you work at KISC (e.g. languages, climbing, cooking), why you are applying for STS, what your scouting life looks like, what makes you suitable for being a staff member and what you expect from your experience in Kandersteg.

Curriculum Vitae

Curriculum Vitae, listing your education and work experience in one to two pages.

Membership confirmation from your National Scout Organisation

We need a written confirmation hand-signed by the International Commissioner of your National Scout/Guide Organisation or Association, stating you are a registered member. This should be a scanned letter. Please get in touch with you National Headquarters if you need support with this.

Copy of your passport(s)

Please let us know if you have several passports.

Medical Certificate

Please download the Medical Certificate here and take it to your doctor, so they can sign and state that you are physically and mentally healthy to work and live at KISC.

Picture

A picture of yourself in free format. Smile!

Video

Please upload a short video (max. 2 minutes) introducing yourself (who you are, what kind of person you are, why you want to come to KISC). It should be a basic video, and we would like to see you talk on the video. We can accept video clips with the following formats: MPEG-4, AVI (Audio Video Interleave), MOV (Apple QuickTime Movie), WMV (Windows Media Video).

Reference Letter

The Reference Letter is an optional attachment to your application, but if you have someone from your education, work or Scouting life, whose reference would be relevant to support your application, then this can be included and uploaded with your application.

Please name all the documents as follows: 'First Name_SURNAME_type of the document' (e.g. Belinda_NEMOFF_Motivation letter)

We get many great applications from Scouts and Guides from all around the world to become Short Term Staff at KISC and receive more applications than we have positions available. To make your application stand out, it is essential to give us some extra information about yourself and the skills that you could bring to the Pinkie team.

After the application deadline, we will go through the selection process and you will hear back from us in approximately 3 - 5 weeks

Before you start filling in the application for a specific Long Term Staff season, prepare all the supporting documents that are stated below. You need them to be able to submit the application. The documents need to be in English and preferably in PDF format. All documents besides the Reference Letter are required for your application.

Motivation letter

Write a one-page letter of A4 to introduce yourself. This letter should include who you are, your interests, what skills and experiences you have that will help you work at KISC (e.g. languages, management skills), why you are applying for LTS, what your scouting life looks like, what makes you suitable for being a staff member and what you expect from your experience in Kandersteg.

Curriculum Vitae

Curriculum Vitae, listing your education and work experience in one to two pages.

Membership confirmation from your National Scout Organisation

We need a written confirmation hand-signed by the International Commissioner of your National Scout/Guide Organisation or Association, stating you are a registered member. This should be a scanned letter. Please get in touch with you National Headquarters if you need support with this.

Copy of your passport(s)

Please let us know if you have several passports.

Medical Certificate

Please download the Medical Certificate here and take it to your doctor, so they can sign and state that you are physically and mentally healthy to work and live at KISC.

Picture

A picture of yourself in free format. Smile!

Reference Letter

The Reference Letter is an optional attachment to your application, but if you have someone from your education, work or Scouting life, whose reference would be relevant to support your application, then this can be included and uploaded with your application.

Please name all the documents as follows: 'First Name_SURNAME_type of the document' (e.g. Belinda_NEMOFF_Motivation letter)

After the application deadline for sending applications, the Senior Management Team carefully read through all the applications for the different positions. Afterwards, eligible applicants will be invited for an oral interview. It is possible to organise an online interview or a personal one at KISC. As preparation for your interview, go through the position detail one more time and prepare your questions. After the interview, you will be notified about the results. The selection process for certain positions can take up to 2 months.