Beach Cove Hotel, Boothbay Harbor, Maine, American Adventure
Experience with agency American Adventure was positive.
The Agency is correct . Always available to help and provide all the necessary information.
Experience with location Boothbay Harbor, ME was positive.
I am delighted with the city. I was expecting a lot worse since I knew it was a little city , a tourist ( although I believe that it comes a lot of tourists ) , and I was the only one from Serbia there. The city has few inhabitants , situated on the bay but flooded by tourists. And to those with deeper pockets and yachts . The people are amazing , kind, friendly , almost always happy and always ready to help. Other work can be found but you need to be persistant . It took me three weeks to find another job because employers are always told that the season has not started yet , and currently have no need for new workers (end of May , beginning of June ) . But when I finally found another job , I could not believe what ofer I received .
Experience with employer Beach Cove Hotel
Wage per hour: $ 9 Number of hours per week: 36 Average tip: $ 10 I originally went to the position houskeeper Come Beach Hotel. hourly wage was $ 9 + tips. Accommodation was free. The owner is originally from Ukraine and strives to employ students from this region. So that all the other students there were from Moldova and Romania. The only bad thing was that everyone spoke Romanian,or possible Russian so I was quite isolated. But my real experience in the US began with the offer of another job. While searching for another job, I received an offer to work as a bookkeeper for 3 hotels and restaurants (because of experience that I had in Serbia). Then I could not believe that I got the chance. The only problem was that it took to do the bookkeeping morning shift, I was already working in the hotel, so I tend to leave my original work and if they remained my formal sponsors and I went to help them only sometimes when they were crowded. The bookkeeping experience was unbelievable, they gave me a variety of tasks and activities, some even quite responsible, I was able to meet and cooperate with many people, hotels, banks. Hourly wage was $ 10, $ overtime 15th Since I still had free time in the afternoon, I found another job in a shoe store (Log Cabin Shoestore). Hours also for $ 10. Also a nice experience, meet many people from different parts of America. I worked as a bookkeeper in Tugboat inn hotel and restaurant, which is part of the Lafayette hotel chain from which three deals were in my place. Our hotel is a radio bookkeeping tasks for all three hotels. On average I had about 40k a week at first job and about 36h on another job. When I was in September in the shoe store said that the afternoon shift is canceled and that they will not longer be needed at the first job they tried to give me more work and pay overtime. So there sometimes I have worked in the kitchen and at the washing of laundry. Then I had over 70h a week.
This review represents personal opinion of Sandra who was participating Work & Travel program in year of 2015 with agency American Adventure, working at Beach Cove Hotel in Boothbay Harbor, ME.
Aug 9, 2016