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working holiday jobs

Stellar Community member Posts: 131 Pioneering
edited November 2023 in Work and employment
this is quite a niche question, but has anyone here with a disability done a working holiday visa?

I'm looking to leave the UK next year and I'm eyeing up a working holiday visa to get out of here.

I'm asking because a lot of info I'm finding tends to be about manual labour jobs like on farms (which i cannot do) as well as restaurants/hotels (which i can do so long as the environment is quiet most of the time).

i would prefer part time but can do full time short term (and hopefully long term too).

how did you manage? what kind of jobs did you find in other sectors? and how did you find them?

also some signposting to more specific places i can ask would be great too :)

and for those that recognise me before bringing it up, yes i have been processing a lot of my trauma and am planning an actual, serious strategy to get out of here, including passive income streams to keep me going when i'm not working. that's why i'm asking :)


  • bg844
    bg844 Community member Posts: 3,887 Disability Gamechanger
    I love the idea of this if you can and I congratulate you especially with the problems in the UK at present. What countries are you looking at currently? 

    I'm moving abroad too at the end of next year/early 2025 although not on a WHV!
  • Stellar
    Stellar Community member Posts: 131 Pioneering
    bg844 said:
     What countries are you looking at currently? 
    australia and new zealand due to the WHV visa changes! and thank you! best of luck with your move too :) have you decided on where you're going?
  • Hannah_Alumni
    Hannah_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 7,912 Disability Gamechanger
    Hello @Stellar

    I only know of working holidays like Camp America. I wonder if there are any camp style ones in Australia or New Zealand that are year round? I'm thinking because of the nature of outdoor activities across both countries, could be one to look into?
    Hannah - She / Her

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