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WE ARE HIRING! 2024 season☀️

Updated: Jun 3


We had an absolutely crazy season! Everyone was desperate for holidays, having fun, meeting new people and great times :) The School & Villa were pretty much booked out from Spring to Fall and we couldn't be happier about it. Expecting another great year in 2024, we decided to start early getting the team set!

Take a look at our current open job positions and apply by sending your full CV with a photo and a small cover letter saying why you would like to work in paradise with us to info@surfcascais.com. Please include the job title in the email subject.


 

Chef & Shopping Manager (No longer available)

 

Do you have a passion for food? Love to cook delicious & healthy meals? This job is for you :)


Where: Surf Villa in Cascais, Portugal

Months: March - November 2023

Position: Part time job (8h/day - 3 days a week)

Schedule: 15h30 – 23h30


Main Tasks:

  • Organize, cook & manage 3 or 5 healthy meals a week using our kitchen facilities;

  • Prepare & cook breakfast food for the days ahead;

  • Make all the house shopping (breakfast & dinners food, housekeeping products & others.);

  • Register & update the dinners costs & profits;

  • Control food stock lists according to the volunteers inventory.


Basic qualifications:

  • Experience in a similar job for at least one season;

  • Bachelor’s degree in F&B, Hotel Management, Tourism or Hospitality is a plus but not necessary;

  • Fluency (both written and spoken) in English and preferably other languages (Portuguese, German or Spanish);

Profile:

  • Passion for cooking healthy food;

  • Accuracy and attention to the detail;

  • Multitasking and problem solving;

  • Pro-active & great organization skills;

  • Good team spirit;

  • Love for outdoor sports & surfing.


What we can offer:

  • Be part of a young and dynamic team working in a relaxed, friendly and flexible environment;

  • Work in a small company with direct tasks with the GM, allowing to develop entrepreneurial skills and see how the full business works;

  • An office right next to the beach and access to surf lessons, surf material and great surf atmosphere.

 

HOUSEKEEPING (No longer available)

 

We need someone to make sure our lovely accommodations are shining, tidy and ready to receive our guests in the best and most organized way.


Where: Cascais, Portugal

Months: September & October 2024

Position: Full time job (8h/day - 5 days a week)

Schedule: 7h30 – 15h30 or 11h30 - 19h30


Main Tasks:

  • General house cleaning;

  • Making beds and setting rooms for new guests;

  • Organizing the house and making sure everything is tidy and clean;

  • Laundry & maintenance control;

  • Teaching & supervising volunteers in both breakfast & cleaning shifts;

  • Guest Service: make sure the clients feel at home, have everything they need and are well oriented with our house facilities.


Basic qualifications:

  • No bachelor degree required but any Hospitality or Tourism course is a big plus.

  • Fluency (spoken) in English and preferably other languages (German, French, Spanish or Portuguese); Spanish);

Profile:

  • Independency and autonomy;

  • Multitasking and problem solving;

  • Accuracy and attention to the detail;

  • Energetic, motivated & pro-active;

  • Love for outdoor sports & surfing.


What we can offer:

  • Be part of a young and dynamic team working in a relaxed, friendly and flexible environment;

  • Work in a small company with direct tasks with the GM, allowing to develop entrepreneurial skills and see how the full business works;

  • An office right next to the beach and access to surf lessons, surf material and great surf atmosphere.

 

VOLUNTEER PROGRAM  - Content Creator Position (26th July - 6th September 2024)

 

Surf Cascais is looking for energetic and happy persons to help out in our basic daily duties in exchange for a culture and surf experience in Cascais.

Where: Surf Villa & Surf House in Cascais, Portugal

Months: All year-round (min. 5 weeks - max.10 weeks)

Position: Non paid volunteer work

Schedule: 5h shifts (Breakfast, Cleaning, Bar) - 5 days a week

Main tasks:

  • Breakfast shift and general cleaning;

  • Socializing with guests and helping them to get around the house and Cascais;

  • Helping with our weekly dinners (shopping, serving, cleaning, etc.);

  • General help in the house;

  • Picking up clients at the beach or in Cascais centre;

Basic qualifications:

  • No bachelor degree required but any Hospitality or Tourism course is a big plus.

  • Fluency (spoken) in English and preferably other language (German, French, Spanish or Portuguese);

  • Valid EU drivers license.

Profile:

  • Independency and autonomy;

  • Multitasking and problem solving;

  • Accuracy and attention to the detail;

  • Energetic, motivated & pro-active;

  • Love for outdoor sports & surfing.

What we can offer:

  • Bed in a 4 bed shared room with other volunteers with breakfast;

  • Free surf lessons / equipment rental & beach transfers, every time there is availability;

  • Free yoga sessions if there is availability;

  • Staff price (50% discount) in all our dinners, merchandising, airport transfers, etc.

  • Be part of a young and dynamic team working in a relaxed, friendly and flexible environment;

  • Discounts in surf material, tours, etc.

Check more details about the program in our BLOG POST here.


 

SURF INSTRUCTOR (No longer available)

 

We are hiring fully motivated and professional Surf Instructors to be part of our experienced team and give high quality surf lessons.


Where: Cascais, Portugal

Months: March – November 2024

Position: Paid Job – no accommodation or meals included

Schedule: Flexible according to our surf lessons schedule (1 or 2 lessons a day – 4h or 8h).

Main Tasks:

  • Organize and give surf lessons to all kinds of students (level, age, nationality, etc.);

  • Use our teaching model and show the correct safety techniques;

  • Be responsible for all the surf lessons duties (receive payments, register students, report any problems, etc.);

  • Arrange and save all the surf material before and after the lessons.

Basic qualifications:

  • Portuguese Instructor Course (Cédula de Treinador Desportivo) is a big plus or ISA / ASI course required (up to date);

  • Valid EU drivers license required;

  • Previous experience in a similar job or general surf experience;

  • Fluency (spoken) in English and other languages (German, French or Spanish) is a plus.

Profile:

  • Independency and autonomy;

  • Hard worker and high team spirit;

  • Multitasking and problem solving;

  • Accuracy and attention to the detail;

  • Love for outdoor sports & surfing.

What we can offer:

  • Be part of a experienced and dynamic team working in a relax, friendly and flexible environment;

  • Work in a small company with direct tasks with the GM, allowing to develop entrepreneurial skills and see how the full business works;

  • An office right next to the beach and access to surf lessons, surf material and great surf atmosphere.

 

PHOTOGRAPHER & CONTENT CREATOR - Volunteer Position

 

We are looking for a creative & inspired content creator to do and manage all our media. Showing what we do it's one of the most important tools to our future clients 🤩


Where: Cascais, Portugal

Months: 26th July - 6th September 2024

Position: Paid Job – no accommodation or meals included

Schedule: Flexible according to the surf lessons times, events, etc.

Main Tasks:

  • Official photographer & videographer of Surf Cascais, using different cameras (camera, drone, GoPro, etc.);

  • Photograph & film all our activities in a weekly base;

  • Edit, manage & upload all the media created according to our style & identity;

  • Elaborate a weekly video with the overall experience of the guests during their stay;

  • Create & update different media plannings (weekly, monthly, yearly);

  • Manage our Social Media accounts (mainly Instagram & Youtube);

  • Social host; boost our Surf Camp extra activities in order to create more content;

  • Teach & supervise potential photographers & media creators coming as volunteers;

  • Weekly meetings with the GM in order to discuss & report how the media plannings are going.

Basic qualifications:

  • No specific University course required, but having a photography / video technical course is a big plus;

  • Valid EU drivers license required;

  • Previous experience in a similar job for at least 1year;

  • Having your own camera (able to take high quality photos & videos);

  • Fluency (spoken) in English and other languages (Portuguese, German, French or Spanish) is a plus.

Profile:

  • High creativity and thinking outside of the box;

  • Independency and autonomy;

  • Hard worker and high team spirit;

  • Multitasking and problem solving;

  • Accuracy and attention to the detail;

  • Love for outdoor sports & surfing.

What we can offer:

  • Be part of a young and dynamic team working in a relax, friendly and flexible environment;

  • Work in a small company with direct tasks with the GM, allowing to develop entrepreneurial skills and see how the full business works;

  • An office right next to the beach and access to surf lessons, surf material and great surf atmosphere.


 

FRONT DESK  (No longer available)

 

We need someone to do daily reception tasks with front and back office work (Villa & Surf School) and general Surf Villa duties.


Where: Surf Villa in Cascais, Portugal

Months: February - December 2023

Position: Full-time paid job (8h/day - 5 days a week)

Schedule: 8h00 – 16h00 or 15h30 to 23h30


Main Tasks:

  • Villa/School Front & Back Office: emails, bookings, client service, check in/out, payments, etc.;

  • Help with general needs of the Surf Villa & School (house organization, housekeeping, arranging rooms, helping with dinners & events, etc.);

  • Assist the breakfast and any help needed with the volunteer duties;

  • Guest service: Assure the guests feel at home and have everything they need;

  • Make sure the accommodation is running smoothly and there are no maintenance, cleaning or operational issues.


Basic qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Hotel Management, Tourism or Hospitality;

  • Fluency (both written and spoken) in English and preferably other languages (Portuguese, German or Spanish);

  • International experience and worked in a tourism or surfing company is a plus.

Profile:

  • Entrepreneurial orientation and independency;

  • Good analytical and critical thinking skills;

  • Multitasking and problem solving;

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with focus on high-quality customer service;

  • Accuracy and attention to the detail;

  • Love for outdoor sports & surfing.


What we can offer:

  • Be part of a young and dynamic team working in a relax, friendly and flexible environment;

  • Work in a small company with direct tasks with the GM, allowing to develop entrepreneurial skills and see how the full business works;

  • An office right next to the beach and access to surf lessons, surf material and great surf atmosphere.


 

Please send your full CV with photo and a small cover letter saying why you would like to work with us to info@surfcascais.com (write the job title in the email subject please).

Hope you can make part of our family soon!


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