WHAT TO EXPECT IN ZANTE
Zante is a beautiful resort based on the island of Zakynthos which is full of famous for its shipwreck beach and its scorching heat. The transfer from the airport to the resort is only a ten-minute drive away on a bus so not long before your stepping off the plane until your sipping a cocktail beside the pool.
Step into a different world of culture and experience some of the islands most famous landmarks. The Greek are known for their different culture and great food, your in for a treat.
WHAT TYPE OF PEOPLE GET JOBS IN ZANTE?
Zante is an ideal resort for anyone who hasn’t worked abroad before, it’s normally a starter point for the younger generation who are after a cheaper experience. Workers are normally a high demand with most guests in full time employment by the end of their first week. All that we ask is that you have an open mind with work and just be yourself..
The majority of Sunseeker guests travel solo, so if you’re nervous about heading out on your own don’t panic! We have a dedicated rep who will introduce you to other guests coming out with us. Most guests share information about where they are from, what date they are travelling and where they are flying from.
WHAT TYPE OF JOBS ARE AVAILABLE IN ZANTE?
Most of the jobs in Zante are during night/evening time. There are opportunities to work during the day selling some of the top events and working in restaurants. However, the large variety of different jobs are based at night working in the bars and clubs working behind the bars, selling shots or balloons and promoting. Check out the jobs page on our website for more info on the different types of jobs available.
WHEN IS THE BEST TIME TO GO TO ZANTE?
We would always recommend coming as early as possible to ensure you make the most of a full season in Zante. Our arrival dates start from as early as May and go right up until august. No matter what date you decide, you will have just as much help and support and the demand for staff will still be the same. We do understand some of you are in college or university or may just need to save a bit more. So please make sure you take these considerations before making your decision on when to come.
WHAT ARE THE WAGES LIKE IN ZANTE?
The wages in Zante aren’t as good as most resorts, however the accommodation and living expenses leave plenty of spending money for your days off. The average wage is between €30-50, this is plenty when you consider that a spirit mixer will be around €3, and a decent meal is about €5/6. Being a worker has its perks with discounts in most bars and restaurants as well as free food and drink where you work.
Please remember that some jobs do offer more the more hours and work you put into it. Tips are also very attractive.
HOW MANY HOURS A DAY WILL I BE WORKING IN ZANTE?
The amount of hours and shifts you work will complete depend on what job you choose and where you work, a typical night time job working on a strip will be between 6-8 hours, starting between 8pm-10pm, this leaves you free all day to explore Zante and its top attractions.
Since 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 FIND JOBS IN ZANTE?
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 Zante, 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 WHEN I ARRIVE IN ZANTE?
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 Zante?
We use several different places in Zante, 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 in Zante.