WHAT SHOULD I EXPECT IN MALIA?
The party central of Crete, Malia is well connected in the tourist party culture, and we’re over the moon to announce it as a brand new resort for 2020!
Water parks, Paint parties, foam parties and a chicken Gyros? Yes Malia is the famous for a lot of things and you could be part of this amazing adventure working on the isle of Crete. The beaches, the crystal-clear waters, the parties, what more do you want?
WHAT TYPE OF PERSON DO I NEED TO BE?
To be the right person to work in Malia you’ll need to love the sun, as temperatures can pass 30 OC in peak summer, you’ll definitely need to like to party, free drinks while working helps!, and you’ll need to love cocktails in the sun besides the pool during your days off. You’ll find Malia workers vary in age, personality, and appearance so anyone can work here.
Almost all workers will travel in Malia by themselves, so there is no need to be nervous about travelling solo as you won’t be alone! Once you have secured your place you will be added into a private Facebook group so you can get chatting to others and make friends before you fly,
WHAT SORT OF WORK IS AVAILABLE?
Majority of the jobs in Malia of course revolve around the nightlife, this includes Bar work, Pr-ing, shot selling, glass collecting, dancing and ticket selling, there are also jobs off the strip working in restaurants or event shops. Check out our jobs tab for the full range of job opportunities and further information!
WHAT DATES IS THE BEST TO GO?
The season runs from May to September, and 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 find your way and secure a job in one bar with a contract for the full season.
HOW MUCH WILL I GET PAID?
You can make anything from about 30 EUROS – 60 EUROS a shift depending on where you work and the hours you do. Ticket sellers and shot girls will earn a lot more and tips are really good as well.
HOW MANY HOURS WOULD I BE WORKING?
Hours and shifts will vary depending on your job of choice when working in Malia. 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 time to visit the some of the attractions and excursions around the resort
As the pay is so good and the shifts are so short, most of our Sunseeker crew work every day to maximise their earnings. See our jobs tab for more information. Work hard, play harder…
HOW DO I GO ABOUT FINDING A JOB?
The beauty of coming abroad with Sunseeker workers is that we do all the hard work for you, you will have a dedicated team of reps that will help you in securing your dream job. You reps will be able to give you as much help as you need including information on all the bars, clubs, restaurants and events that are recruiting staff, they will also organise recruitment days for some of the bigger bars and set up trial shifts for you.
Sunseeker Workers has been building strong relationships with the majority of the job providers in Malia, this means we are the first to know when they are hiring and what kind of person they are looking for, it also means that they give us first pick in filling their vacancies.
WHAT HAPPENS ON ARRIVAL?
You’ll be met are the airport by one of our reps who will get you onto your transfer into resort! You will then be greeted by another rep who will take you through check in procedures and give you your welcome meeting. We usually ask our guests to use their first week to get their bearings and settle in to their new home, so feel free to treat it as a holiday and enjoy the arranged bar crawls, parties and days out.
Where will I be staying in Malia?
We use several different places in Malia, where we use depends on availability and whether we sell out. Allocation is normally on arrival, but most apartments are the same with all the necessities needed. All are within walking distance to things like the beach, the strip and shopping centres. For pictures of where you will be staying please contact your allocated rep who can provide you with a better idea.
How many people share an apartment?
The apartments are normally based on 4-6 with 2 persons sharing a room. Who you share with depends on whether you decide to come out with a friend or we will give you the option to choose who you want to share with once introduced to other guests coming out to work with you in the summer.
What happens after my first month with SUNSEEKER WORKERS?
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.
Do I have to pay any extras such for my apartment?
The price that we cover is all bills included, the only extra you will need to pay is a small damage deposit which is refundable on departure as long as you don’t damage anything and leave with notice. The deposit is normally between 50-100 euros per person.