Work Canada Ski Resorts

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Canadian Ski Resorts

Want to bag yourself a guaranteed job in a ski resort for a summer or winter season? Then check out our Work Canada Ultimate program and choose between jobs in British Columbia, Alberta or Ontario. With subsidized accommodation and ski passes, you'd be crazy not to check it out!

British Columbia

Big White

Big White Ski Resort is located 56 km southeast of Kelowna in the picturesque Okanagan Valley. It is the second largest resort in British Columbia after Whistler Blackcomb. It has a central village which comprises accommodation, eateries, bars and shops.

Big White boasts a longer than average ski season, usually running from mid-November to mid-April.

Big White source summer and winter staff through BUNAC on our Ultimate program!

Winter Job contracts: November/December - April

Useful websites: www.bigwhite.com www.sundancebigwhite.com

Panorama

Panorama Mountain Village is a ski and golf resort located in the remote area of the Purcell Mountains, British Columbia. Panorama is situated on the warm side of the Canadian Rockies, so it's rarely as cold as the other mountains in the area. Located just two hours drive south west of Banff and three and a half hours from Calgary.

Panorama is seen as a popular tourist spot known for its rolling cliffs and spectacular views. Panorama has its own village, which contains a ski area, condos, a hotel, lots of restaurants and nightspots, and great outdoor recreation.

Panorama source summer and winter staff through BUNAC on our Ultimate program!

Summer job contracts: June - September

Winter job contracts: November/December - April

Useful websites: www.panoramaresort.com

Whistler

Whistler is a friendly ski village located in the heart of the Coastal Mountains of British Columbia, approximately 120 km north of Vancouver. Whistler is home to almost 10,000 people and offers some unforgettable skiing, snowboarding and unlimited winter activities. Whistler was the host for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Games and offers a wide range of community services, shops, entertainment venues, restaurants, bars and hotels.

Whistler is one of the most renowned and prestigious ski resorts in the world. There are two key ski-mountains, Whistler Mountain which is popular with snowboarders and Whistler Blackcomb. The easiest and most affordable method of travel to Whistler from Vancouver is by Greyhound bus. The journey time is approximately 2½ hours and services run regularly throughout the day.

Four Seasons Resort, Whistler source summer and winter staff through BUNAC on our Ultimate program!

Summer job contracts: June - September (with the opportunity to continue for the Winter season!)

Winter job contracts: November/December - April

Useful websites: www.whistlerblackcomb.com


Alberta

Banff

Within Banff National Park you have 3 excellent ski resorts to choose from; Sunshine Village (which is a popular place for participants to work), Lake Louise and Mount Norquay. These resorts are now known as ‘The Big 3’.

The town of Banff is only a 2 hour drive west of Calgary and is a well known destination for world wide travelers. It has easy access to all 3 ski areas and is a friendly and up and coming town. Banff offers a great mix of shops, cafes and visitor attractions including the world-renowned Banff Hot Springs.

We have multiple employers we work with throughout Banff, including the majestic Fairmount Banff Springs hotel.

Summer job contracts: May - October

Useful websites: www.banff.com www.banffnorquay.com www.skibig3.com

Marmot Basin - Jasper

Operating for over 50 years, Marmot Basin is a ski resort in a town of true relaxed Canadian beauty. The town of Jasper is in the heart of the Canadian Rocky Mountains , just over an hour from quintessential Banff along Canada's most beautiful drive - the Icefields Parkway. Marmot Basin has been providing Canadians and international ski buffs alike with 3000 vertical feet of incredible views and ski runs for years. With Jasper being everything you look for from a laid back ski town and more so why not call it home this winter?

Useful websites: www.skilouise.com


Ontario

Blue Mountain Resort

Blue Mountain Ski Resort is the largest mountain resort in Ontario, located near Collingwood which is only a 90 minute drive from Toronto. Blue Mountain Resort is perfect for snowboarding and skiing holidays. The ski resort sells on average more than 750,000 lift tickets per year, making it the third-busiest ski resort in Canada after Whistler Blackcomb and Mont Tremblant.

Blue Mountain source summer and winter staff through BUNAC on our Ultimate program!

Summer job contracts: June-September (with the opportunity to work the winter season)

Winter job contracts: November/December - April