Employer name: Jolly Roger Restaurant

Program Option: Full Sponsor Placed

Location: Kill Devil Hills, The Outer Banks, North Carolina


Company: From a grocery store to a restaurant in 1972, Jolly Roger Restaurant has captivated all who visited. The owner Carol Ann has created a crazy, eclectic wonderland with a diverse food menu and one of a kind experiences; some might say you can find an atmosphere where Pirates of the Caribbean meets Christmas at the North Pole.


Community: The Outer Banks is a small residential community located on the barrier islands of North Carolina on the East Coast of the United States. It has much to offer the 5 million visitors and residents. Home to lighthouses, the site of the Wright Brothers’ first flight, the largest sand dunes on the East Coast, Aquariums and most of all – the beach.


Start date: 05/25 – 06/25

End date: 09/05 – 09/30


Positions & Rates / Per Hour

Back of House:

Kitchen Help / Salad Prep / Expo – $8.50/Hourly+Tips (Overtime Rate – $12.75)

Dishwasher / Cook –  $10/Hourly (Overtime Rate – $15)

Front of House:

Hostess – $9.50/Hourly (Overtime Rate – $14.25)

Busser – $4.50/Hourly + Tips (Overtime Rate – $6.75)

Server – $2.13/Hourly + Tips (Overtime Rate – $3.20)



Weekly Hours: 32 – 40 +

Housing & Transportation:

  • Housing in an Apartment/Host Family. Housing assistance is offered through CICD. Typical housing in the Outer Banks is a shared 3-4 person shared bedroom, 7-10 person apartments/house with basic furniture, utilities, electricity, water.
  • Housing Fee: $125-$150 per week + $200 deposit
  • Housing Payment: Plan to pay 2 weeks rent plus deposit at arrival or prior depending on landlord
  • Transportation: No local transportation, housing will be biking distance to work. You must be okay riding a bike.