Travel, Work, & Play!

in Canada

Travel to Canada

Canada is a massive outdoor playground with an exciting city life to boot. Hike, surf, mountain bike and more on the west coast. Then explore the major cities in the east to experience major league sports, arts, food and cultures from all different countries around the world.

Destinations

Vancouver

Toronto

Calgary

Cornwall

Duration

Up to 24 Months

Ages

18 – 35

Destinations

Vancouver, Toronto, Calgary, Cornwall

Wage

Above Competitive Wage

Extend Your Stay

LMIA Work Permit Extension available for select candidates*

The Work Opportunity

Enjoy working with your mates whilst learning new skills in the warehousing industry?

Young Guns Container Crew is currently recruiting people that are willing to chase their #bestversion. We are searching for applicants that want consistent, ongoing work, have their own transport, and are keen to do some physical work within a team environment.

THE ROLE – CONTAINER UNLOADER

The role involves unloading shipping containers containing various product types and weights and also includes sorting, labeling, and wrapping pallets.

The more productive you work as a team, the more you get paid!

Bring Your 'A' Game

We are selfless in our support for others, “me” comes second. We will have “the chat” as we are HIGH CARE, HIGH CHALLENGE

Own It

We own our mindset, decisions and outcomes, the good and the bad. When something goes wrong just fix it. Our customers’ problems are for us to fix. No blame, no victims. We start with self.

No Surprises

We do what we say. We do what’s right, not what’s easy. We ‘trust the process’ to help the team and customer win.

Run the Code

Every day is game day, where we strive to be our best. We find a way and tackle challenges head on, as this is our best opportunity for growth.

OUR PURPOSE

Our values and purpose are at our core. We are more than a company that unpacks and packs containers. We are a community looking to uncover our team’s and customers’ best version.

We value diversity and offer a culture to thrive both personally and professionally. Providing a challenging, dynamic work environment and opportunities to grow. Better never stops. At Young Guns, we look to upskill in all areas including tickets, leadership, and skills training.

Community, mateship, and what a typical day looks like at Young Guns

Flexible and fun environment to support international study journey

Make lifelong friendships at Young Guns

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Frequently Asked Questions

What visa do I need to work in Canada?
If you qualify, the easiest way to get a Canadian work permit is through the IEC Working Holiday program (details below). If the IEC Working Holiday program is not
an option for you, you may wish to consider some of Canada’s other options for Open Work Permits (these are work permits that are not job-specific).
 
IEC Working Holiday Visa
The IEC Visa provides temporary work permits to young people from over 30 countries, so they can legally live and get a job in Canada. The permits are valid for either 12 or 24 months, depending on your country of citizenship.

IEC Working Holiday - Eligible Countries & Ages

CountryAge EligibilityMaximum validity
Andorra18-3012 months
Australia18-3524 months
Austria18-3012 months
Belgium18-3012 months
Chile18-3512 months
Costa Rica18-3512 months
Croatia18-3512 months
Czech Republic18-3512 months
Denmark18-3512 months
Estonia18-3512 months
France18-3524 months
Germany18-3512 months
Greece18-3512 months
Hong Kong18-3012 months
Ireland18-3524 months
Italy18-356 months*
Japan18-3012 months
Latvia18-3512 months
Lithuania18-3512 months
Luxembourg18-3012 months
Netherlands18-3012 months
New Zealand18-3523 months
Norway18-3512 months
Poland18-3512 months
Portugal18-3524 months
San Marino18-3512 months
Slovakia18-3512 months
Slovenia18-3512 months
South Korea18-3012 months
Spain18-3512 months
Sweden18-3012 months
Taiwan18-3512 months
United Kingdom18-3024 months


For more information on the application process, refer here.

* Check if you qualify and start your application on the Canadian Government website here.

Do I need travel Insurance to enter Canada?

In most cases, visitors are not required to have travel insurance upon entry in Canada. Although it is advised to have medical insurance coverage regardless of the length of your stay in Canada, as the cost of certain medical treatments can be very expensive.

Where are you located in Canada?

Young Guns Container Crew is currently operating in Toronto, Cornwall, Calgary & Vancouver.

What is the recruitment process?

Before you arrive, you can apply here

If you are eligible for one of the two work permits above, you’ll be able to book an interview with one of our squad managers upon finishing the job application.

Once you arrive, you will attend a registration session (Either online or in-person), where you will supply documentation and prepare for your first shift with Young Guns.

You will then be sent the date and time of your first shift and be given any important information you need to know prior to your first day on the job.

On your first day you will be welcomed to the team and meet the crew, complete any onsite inductions or training, and jump into a container and do some hands-on work.

How do I find accommodation in Canada?

If you’re arranging your own accommodation, we recommend getting an AirBnb for a month and then finding long term accommodation upon arrival in Canada.

How do I get around the city?

This varies from city to city. It is advised to get a transit pass to start.

What happens if I want to cancel my trip?

Nothing. All you need to do is let us know that your plans have changed.

How long does it take to settle in?

This depends on the individual. However, we try to make your transition as smooth as possible by supporting you as you settle into your new location.

Do I need to be vaccinated?

Most travellers must meet COVID-19 vaccination requirements before travelling to Canada by air.

You need to provide proof of vaccination to enter Canada if you are:

  • Not a Canadian citizen or resident
  • Foreign air crew arriving in Canada.

You can find more information Here.