Everything you need to know about working in Kavos summer 2020.

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What to expect in Kavos

As Corfu’s clubbing capital, Kavos is famous for pulling in crowds of revellers. With plenty of nightlife for you to get your teeth sunk into, there’s also a secret beach to explore, authentic Greek food and 12 hours of sunshine a day. What’s not to love?

With an amazing range of bars and clubs, including an Ice Bar and an insanely popular foam-pool party hybrid, there’s always something going on. Expect the days to blur into one as you explore everything that Kavos has to offer - most of our workers extend their stay so they can fully experience every element.

What type of people get jobs in Kavos?

If you like partying and watersports, this is the resort for you. Temperatures are hot in peak season, so it helps if you’re a sun worshipper. Jobs in Kavos are ideal for a first season, it’s easily navigated and it’ll feel like home in no time.

The majority of Summer Takeover guests travel solo, so if you’re nervous about heading out on your own don’t panic! Once you’ve secured your place you’ll be added into a private Facebook group, and given login details for our very own workers social network, SummerSphere, so you can get chatting to all the other guests before you go.

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What type of jobs are available in Kavos?

Most jobs available in Kavos will revolve around the nightlife, such as Bar work, Restaurant work, Ticket Selling and working for some of Kavos biggest events companies. If you fancy your chances at being able to make some decent commission, Shot selling or Balloons are definitely the way forward. Check out our jobs tab for the full range of job opportunities and further information!

When is the best time to go to Kavos?

Our dates run from May to July, but you can stay on for the closing parties - we’ll help you secure further accommodation when you’re out there. If it’s your first time working abroad, we recommend going out earlier, it’s easier to get your bearings when it’s a little quieter than to jump in at the deep end mid season!

What are the wages like in Kavos?

The wages in Kavos average between €30-50, this is absolutely plenty when you consider that a bottle of beer will set you back €2.50, a vodka coke will be around €3 and Kavos measures are generous!

Bear in mind - this doesn’t include tips and commission, so turn up the charm and you’ll have more money than you know what to do with...

How many hours a day will I be working in Kavos?

Hours and shifts for working in Kavos will vary depending on your job of choice. Ticket sellers can expect to be out enhancing their tan on the job, whilst bar workers will obviously start later. The average shift is between 4-6 hours, this leaves you with plenty of free time to visit the waterpark, lounge by the beach, or head out on a boat trip!

As the pay is so good and the shifts are so short, most of our Summer Takeover crew work every day to maximise their earnings. See our jobs tab for more information. Work hard, play harder…

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How do I find jobs in Kavos?

Don’t worry, you won’t have to trawl the strip with a batch of CVs to find jobs in Kavos. The beauty of going abroad with Summer Takeover is we do all the legwork, our dedicated team of reps will help you find a job just like they have done with the 1000s of workers in previous years.

Not only can they provide detailed information about all the bars, clubs, restaurants and events that are recruiting staff, they’ll make sure you know when recruitment days are on and will get trial shifts setup on your behalf. All you have to do is show up, and put in a good shift!

This is our first year in Kavos - and our reputation with employers has preceded us. Thanks to our strict application process they’re well aware that we don’t take just anyone to work abroad, and we know what you can expect from them in return. Your dream job is waiting…

What happens when I arrive in Kavos?

Our reps will meet you at the hotel to get you all settled in to work in Kavos. This is when the party begins - treat this first week as the holiday part of your working abroad experience. Between welcome meetings, Summer Takeover bar crawls, epic parties and sightseeing you won’t have a spare moment!

We’ll begin proceedings with a good old knees up - you can get to know your fellow workers and plan anything special you want to do in the welcome week. Between Atlantis, Futures and Limelights we’ll help you suss out your favourite spots, and when you’re ready to shake the hangover there’s plenty of beautiful scenery to explore.

By day six you’ll be starting into your job trials, get the champagne on ice as you should be celebrating an offer by that evening! Congratulations, you’ve officially been initiated into worker life; time to make the most of your summer in Kavos and #LiveTheDream.

What happens after my first month with Summer Takeover?

After the initial 28 days you’ll have the option to extend your stay in our accommodation at a discounted rate, or our devoted reps can assist in finding alternative accommodation if you’d prefer.