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#312116 - 11/24/08 12:49 AM public library  
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Courtney Parker Offline
Courtney Parker  Offline
Is it reasonably easy for an American to get a job in the cayes? I will be graduating from college with an English degree in May and hope to relocate. Does anyone know what the requirements for getting a job at the library are?

#312117 - 11/24/08 02:18 AM Re: public library [Re: Courtney Parker]  
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Sandshaker Offline
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Have you seen the library? In terms of's small.
That's a job that a Belizean could handle and they will be considered first. Have you thought about teaching?
At any rate, Belizeans are up for grabs first. If they can't find a Belizean to fit the bill or none apply, only then would you be considered. Sorry, that's the way it works and rightly so.

Good luck in your search.

#312136 - 11/24/08 09:18 AM Re: public library [Re: Sandshaker]  
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pamkillen Offline
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It is not easy to get a job that should go to a Belzean. Also, once you get here, you will need to apply for a work permit. We always need volunteers, though. One job that is needed is tutoring and SAT prep.PM me for more information.

#312153 - 11/24/08 01:19 PM Re: public library [Re: pamkillen]  
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Courtney Parker Offline
Courtney Parker  Offline
Right. That's completely understandable. Yes, I suppose I could teach...or do anything really. How hard is it to get a work permit?

#312155 - 11/24/08 01:31 PM Re: public library [Re: Courtney Parker]  
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Bernie&Gordy Offline
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It can be a challenge. You can search this board using the keywords work permit and get a lot of first hand information.

#312157 - 11/24/08 01:33 PM Re: public library [Re: Courtney Parker]  
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Inplub Offline
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Some work permit can take a few months and cost about US$1,500.00, I believe you still have to be in Belize to apply, but then again I have been away for over a year. Good luck

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