For the first screening, candidates attend one-on-one interviews and group interviews that include simulation training and team-building activities. We look for the following qualities:
A second screening takes place where candidates must complete 25 hours of classroom training. Then, once background checks are completed through an independent agency, a final screening unfolds with over 50 hours of practical training where candidates shadow a senior Tour Leader during a class trip.
The candidates who make it through this process are hired to accompany your group 24/7 and bring your itinerary to life. As destination experts and multi-linguists, they act as an extension of your class trip’s curriculum objectives. They also do much of the heavy lifting for you, such as:
Once they are part of the team, our Tour Leaders are given yearly destination trainings and refreshers, such as Jumpstreet's Annual Guide Weekend. Check out this video to learn more about it!
APPLY TO BECOME A JUMPSTREET TOUR LEADER
If you are interested in becoming a Tour Leader for Jumpstreet, you can do so by sending a letter of intent and C.V. to our Tour Leader Team Coordinator, Mélanie Dewar at email@example.com.
We typically begin to recrute in the fall so that everyone is ready to kick off the winter tour season and end-of-year high season on the right foot. Although we do have some tours available to lead in the fall, our high seasons are during winter tours (January to March), and our spring and end-of-year tours (April to end of June).