Winter Hiring Season

Winter J-1 Work and Travel participants are usually available to work from late November to early April.

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Winter J-1 Work and Travel participants are usually available to work from late November to early April. CCI Greenheart offers host organizations a variety of free hiring events designed to fulfill their winter seasonal hiring needs.

Below is a general overview of the timeline host organizations can expect when hiring for the winter season. Following the timeline is a list of our international job fairs and virtual jobs fairs for the winter hiring season.

  • Lima, Peru

    Lima, Peru

    Explore the bustling city of Lima while traveling with Greenheart! Simply walking through the streets and breathing in the historical city is the best way to observe life in Lima. The city is a melting pot of culture which is highlighted through their unique cuisine of Spanish, Andean, and Asian influences. Participants from Peru typically arrive on December 12, 2017 and depart on March 12, 2018.

    Dates: July 7, 2017 - July 7, 2017
  • Asunción, Paraguay

    Asunción, Paraguay

    Visit the “Mother of Cities” with Greenheart! Asuncion, which is both the capital and the largest city in Paraguay, has a population just over 500,000 people. Tackle this compact city by foot and observe the locals as they speak their native tongue, Guarani. Participants from Paraguay typically arrive between December 1, 2017 and January 15, 2018 and depart on March 20, 2018.

    Dates: August 11, 2017 - August 14, 2017
  • Argentina

    Argentina

    Spend some time exploring Argentina on our international Job Fair! Argentinian culture is shaped by Italian, Spanish, and African influences which makes for a vibrant experience for all who visit. Learn more about the country’s culture by partaking in their famous dance, the Tango, or well-known sport, fútbol. Argentinian participants typically arrive between December 10, 2017 and December 15, 2017 and depart between March 15, 2018 and April 1, 2018.

    Dates: August 21, 2017 - August 24, 2017
  • Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

    Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

    Travel to Rio de Janeiro and meet with future Summer Work Travel participants from “the Marvelous City”. Rio offers a variety of ways to enjoy your time, including relaxing on the well-known beaches and indulging in the national dish, Feijoada. Get a closer look at the popular statue, Christ the Redeemer, which towers over the city at 2,330 ft. elevation with outstretched arms. Brazilian participants typically arrive between December 10 and December 20, 2017 and depart on March 15, 2018.

    Dates: August 24, 2017 - August 27, 2017
  • Work and Travel Program

    Travel to Greenheart's headquarters in Chicago and conduct your seasonal hiring through virtual interviews in just two days.
    Winter Hiring Dates: August 16 – 17, 2017
     
    Greenheart World’s Fair Highlights:
    • Complete your winter seasonal hiring in just two days
    • Enjoy a cultural excursion in Chicago
    • Conduct virtual interviews of pre-screened participants
    • Receive training on the J-1 Summer Work Travel program and Greenheart’s online system
    • Get to know Greenheart staff and culture
    This trip is all-inclusive for hiring 15 positions. Please contact your Greenheart contact if you hire less than 15 or for an alternate travel arrangement. Employer sign up deadline: 1 month prior to the event.