By your side, every step of the way.

Interested in a Working Holiday? SWAP is here to help you navigate it with ease. Our experts help you find a job, apply for a visa, stay on budget, and give you all the travel tips you need! Make money while you travel with SWAP. Whether you're in Canada or abroad, we've got you!

Provide expert guidance and SWAP support to have your visa approved.

Helpful information, pre-departure tips, and what to expect while working abroad.

Welcome package, and support from our local staff for your working holiday.


Working Holidays

Working Holidays

Turn dreams into reality, fund travels, and gain global work experience. Live abroad, explore, make friends, earn, and enhance your resume on a working holiday!

Work in the USA

Work in the USA

With boundless diversity, breathtaking beauty, and the world's largest economy, working in the USA is sure to boost your resume and your year!

Language Immersion

Language Immersion

Unlock the world and broaden your horizons by learning a language abroad, where education meets adventure.

Teach Abroad

Teach Abroad

Empower minds, ignite connections, and embrace cultural exchange through impactful English teaching adventures abroad.

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Upcoming Events

Join the adventure! Come hang out with us, and we'll tell you all the exciting stuff about living and working abroad!

Learn more about SWAP Abroad Virtual Info Session

December 19, 2023

SWAP Abroad Virtual Info Session

Time: 5:00-6:00pm

Location: Zoom

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Learn more about SWAP Abroad Info Session

November 21 2023

SWAP Abroad Info Session

Time: 5:00pm-6:00pm

Location: Zoom

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Learn more about Study and Go Abroad Fair

September 28 2023

Study and Go Abroad Fair

Time: 2:00PM - 6:00PM

Location: Vancouver Convention Centre in Vancouver

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Our Story

SWAP Working Holidays is an organization that has been working for over 48 years to promote cultural exchange opportunities to Canadians. We started in 1975 and have been going strong ever since. Back then (a time before internet, selfies, and #hashtags), we sent 7 brave Canadian youth to work and travel across the world to New Zealand. All they had to do was strap backpacks on and we helped them with everything else. We made sure their paperwork was in order and that they were taken care of when they arrived. After that successful trip, feeling proud to have been part of such a life-changing initiative, we realized there were other Canadians who wanted the same type of supported experiences in other countries. The rest is history.


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