Job Description:

Travel For Teens is looking for qualified candidates to be Trip Directors for programs throughout Europe, Oceania, Asia, North America, and Latin America. This position carries the highest level of responsibility and potential program leaders must be at least 25 years old by the start of summer. Preference is given to candidates able to commit to at least two summers. Successful candidates are reliable, passionate about travel and different cultures, and have experience working with youth. All staff must attend mandatory training either in person or virtually in late May or early June 2023. Trip Directors typically start as counselors and move up to direct unless they are candidates who have experience in guiding teen travel.


  • Ensuring the safety of our group
  • Managing a team and executing itineraries
  • Creating and maintaining a positive environment
  • Teaching and infusing knowledge of the locations we travel
  • Creating lifelong enjoyable memories
  • Keeping a clear line of communication with parents and office staff
  • Completing day-to-day tasks that include errands and odd jobs
  • Managing a budget and funds


  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Fluency in English
  • Leadership skills
  • Ability to maintain a positive attitude
  • Intimate knowledge in locations and cultures where we travel
  • Experience and a passion for working with teens
  • Experience managing a team
  • Travel experience in the locations where we travel
  • Ability to drive a 9-15 passenger van for domestic programs
  • Ability to work with little time off and limited personal time
  • Photography skills are a bonus

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