Write a letter to the organizers of the summer camp and explain what sort of job you would like to do

IELTS General Writing Task 1 with sample answer.

You should spend about 20 minutes on this task.

You would like a temporary job working in the summer camp which runs sports and outdoor activities for children and young people next summer.

Write a letter to the organizers of the summer camp. In your letter:

  • explain what sort of job you would like to do
  • describe your personality
  • say what experience and skills you have

You should write at least 150 words.

You do NOT need to write any address.

Begin your letter as follows:

Dear _ ,

Sample Answer:
Dear Sirs,

Please accept this letter as my application for the temporary position of Summer Camp Counselor at Sunrise Summer Camp. My keen interest in this position stems primarily from personal conviction that I am well qualified for through my education in Psychology and past experience and as well as being a job that I am passionate about.

I have all the traits a summer camp counselor should have. I love working with children as I am an extremely interesting and agreeable person. My knack of doing fun amuse people around me, particularly children. Not only am I friendly and pleasing, but I can inspire the children. I can represent myself as someone they aspire to be like.
My experience and skills stem primarily from being camper and working at summer camps. Some highlights of my experience and skills include the following:

• I have more than 15 years of experience attending and working at the summer camps.
• I have got first aid certificate including CPR.
• I am a good swimmer and have completed voluntary life guard training course.
• I have got a license to drive a minibus.

I am confident that my academic background, working experience, motivation, and the camp ability will enable me to perform effectively for you. I would appreciate if you grant me an opportunity so that I can exhibit my potential competences. I can make myself available for an appointment at your earliest convenience. Please feel free to call me at 084 7894 5620 if you have any further questions. Thank you for your time and consideration.

Yours faithfully,
Paul Arthur