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Working Holiday in Canada - Winter


Working Holiday in Canada - Winter


The work contract will be for the entire winter season with start in Nov/Dec 2024 and end April/May 2025.


Average salary is minimum CAD 15 per hour.
Free or subsidized ski-pass or wellness package for the season (resort specific).

Subsidized staff accommodation in Lake Louise, Sun Peaks, Silver Star
Hotel only work is available in the following locations and hotels
Banff - the Fairmont Chateau
Lake Louise - the Fairmont Chateau
Whistler - The Westin Resort and The Four Seasons Resort
Jasper- The Fairmont Lodge

Any free time for skiing?

Yes, minimum 2 days off per week and any day before and after work.

When to apply?

From now, the sooner the better.

Job interview?

All interviews will take place online with ZOOM for the 2024 season.

Important Info

The Government of Canada now requires you to give your biometrics (fingerprints and photo) as part of the visa application process.
This is currently possible at theCanadian application centre in London, Stockholm, Paris, The Hague, Berlin, Reykjavik, Helsinki and Dusseldorf.

Canada Powder Welcome Package 2024-25

Working Holiday Canada - Powder Package product inclusions:
Pre-booked online ZOOM interview with a Canadian Resort
10% discount on your accommodation at hostelling International Vancouver.
Pre-arranged job with 6 month contracts - or your money back! (Terms apply)
Visa Assistance - if you have already secured a visa you can still apply for this package
Subsidized accommodation or housing assistance
Season Lift Pass or wellness package at your resort (resort specific)
Assistance with the Canadian Social Insurance Number
Great resort discounts on retail, rentals, food & beverage
24-hour ongoing support
Powder in-country support from our Vancouver office
Arrival orientation session
Arrival party every weeknight - free welcome drink on arrival
Facebook group for each resort - Meet your new workmates before you fly
Assistance in opening a Canadian bank account and organising a phone
Assistance with tax forms
Summer resort placements if you want to stay and work the summer season too

What’s included?


Season Ski Pass at your resort
or Staff benefit package with different options if working at one of the hotels listed

Local transport

Silver Star
Either bus from Vancouver to Silver Star Mountain Resort approx 5 hours - 7 hours depending upon the bus company and costs approximately 120CAD.

Lake Louise
On completion of your orientation in Vancouver you would take a domestic flight fromVancouver to Calgary - 1hr 30 mins.
Once you arrive at Calgary airport, you will be able to catch a Brewster bus directly to your resort, this takes approximately 3 hours depending upon the weather conditions. There are 4 departures per day.
Lake Louise start dates vary depending on what type of job role you are offered but any program participants accepted to Lake Louise will be sent full information about organising their journey pre-departure when they receive their job offers in August, so that your travel can be organised in advance.
Lake Louise employees receive a 50% employee discount on the Brewster bus service, which means it works out to be around 50CAD per ticket for the bus.


Bus from Vancouver to Lake Louise Ski Resort approx 12 hours depending on the bus company and costs approximately 145CAD.
Whilst it is a 12 hour drive, this trip is voted one of the top 10 most scenic drives in the world, and definitely something to do at least once in your lifetime!

Sun Peaks
Located in the heart of British Columbia, Sun Peaks is only a 45-minute drive from Kamloops and less than an hour by air from Vancouver and Calgary International airports. There are also regular bus services running from Vancouver to Kamloops and from there it's easy to get a bus or shuttle to Sun Peaks.

Additional info

Please note:
Interview dates will start in July 2024, exact date to be confirmed.

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