The Cultural Representative Program is a twelve-month work experience located at Walt Disney World® Resort, near Orlando, Florida. Participants have the opportunity to share the unique culture and customs of their country with Guests, while working different front line, guest facing roles. Participants must authentically represent one of the countries or regions we have recreated in look and feel at the Walt Disney World® Resort.
Countries and regions represented are: Canada, China, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Morocco, Norway, Southeast Asia (India, Indonesia, Thailand), Sub-Saharan Africa (Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Rwanda, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe), and United Kingdom.
Within the World Showcase at Epcot, there are eight independent participant companies that have contracts with Disney. These companies (Operating Participants) were selected for the unique contributions in cuisine or merchandise they offer from their home countries. Cultural Representatives working in these areas are employees of the Operating Participant company, but still part of Disney International Programs.
Accepting applications now through end of August for arrival in 2017.
To be eligible to apply for the Sub-Saharan Africa Cultural Representative Program, you MUST:
- Speak English fluently.
- Be at least 18 years of age to apply.
- Be able to authentically represent the Sub-Saharan Africa region: Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Rwanda, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.
- You must be fully available to work Sunday through Saturday, include days and nights, holidays and overtime.
Candidates are required to attend a presentation and in-person interview in Botswana, Namibia, or South Africa.
You are required to upload your Resume/CV and Cover Letter for this job application.
At Disney, we‘re storytellers. We make the impossible, possible. We do this through utilizing and developing cutting-edge technology and pushing the envelope to bring stories to life through our movies, products, interactive games, parks and resorts, and media networks. Now is your chance to join our talented team that delivers unparalleled creative content to audiences around the world.
Pay rate: Cast Members will earn an hourly rate of pay starting at $9.50 per hour depending on the role they are selected to perform.
We strongly encourage candidates to explore www.disneyinternationalprograms.com prior to submitting an application.
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