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What is Executive English Village (eev)?

Between 10 and 15 Austrian executives live alongside an equal number of native English-speaking professionals (that’s you!) , from various countries and backgrounds, for 5 days. You’ll participate in 1 – 1 conversations and group activities, all in English.

Our next village is 12. – 17. Sept 2021.

We’d love to hear whether you’d be interested in joining us. If not, do you know someone who might be interested in this unique experience?
Here’s some info.

Here’s what you get

  • 4-star accommodation in the breath-taking Austrian Alps for 5 days at Boutique & Lifestyle Hotel SEPP
  • all meals including buffet breakfasts, and 2-course lunches and dinners.
  • you’ll be given drink coupons that you can use at your discretion transportation to and from Salzburg
  • a variety of indoor and outdoor activities, even rock wall climbing – if you’re so inclined! There are great hiking trails in both the valleys and in the mountains.
  • a chance to share your knowledge and experiences with others, about a topic dear to you. It could be anything from a presentation about maple syrup-making, hockey, salmon fishing, business branding, Tai Chi, or an account of an emotional personal experience.
  • yoga classes – 2 mornings – you‘re free to participate or not
  • leadership and intercultural seminar sessions for the you and the Austrian executives during the week.
  • a unique travel experience that represents an exciting alternative to typical formulaic holidays.
  • an opportunity to meet a diverse group of individuals, from different professional backgrounds and interesting walks of life, and to form real friendships.
  • the satisfaction of knowing that your contribution to the program will have a positive impact on the lives of many of the participants – what many people have described as a „life-changing experience“.

Your Commitment to the program

  • listen and converse in your own „raw“, natural and authentic style of English – no teaching required!
  • be patient and supportive to all the German-speaking participants.
  • arrange and finance your trip to Salzburg, and your accommodation before and after the program. Salzburg is a great jumping-off point for travel to other locations such as Italy, Switzerland, Germany, Czech Republic, etc. etc.
  • be punctual and fully engaged – from the bus-departure right through to the final day of the village, and be ready to listen, talk and participate in a variety of fun activities, starting at 8 am each morning
  • to be flexible and contribute to the group’s well-being throughout the week.

Want to join us?

Please complete the application form and then click „send“.

    Contact Information

    Why are you interested?

    Special Skills or Qualifications

    Previous Volunteer Experience

    Person to Notify in Case of Emergency

    Agreement and Signature

    By submitting this application, I affirm that the facts set forth in it are true and complete. I understand that if I am accepted as a volunteer, any false statements, omissions, or other misrepresentations made by me on this application may result in my immediate dismissal. I understand that costs that I incur before the start of the eev session and after the program finishes are my responsibility (including airfare to Salzburg), as well as any costs for additional health and accident insurance. I hereby hold harmless bec2, eev and its principals, assigns and heirs against any and all unforeseen events and all unforeseen events. You also give us permission to use your information and likeness to promote this program.

    Our Policy

    It is the policy of this organization to provide the best possible conversation partners for our German-speaking clients – volunteers with a positive, friendly and outgoing nature, and the ability to listen and foster communication. We also strive to make eev an enjoyable and memorable experience for everyone involved. We provide equal opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual preference, age, or disability.

    Thank you for completing this application form and for your interest in volunteering with us.

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