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Youth Staff / Character

OVERVIEW:
The Youth Staff/Character Performer must be outgoing and animated to bring our onboard costume characters to life. We are currently looking for performers between 5’0”and 5’7”. Character Performers also perform all normal Youth Staff/Kids responsibilities.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Youth Staff Character’s job responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following activities:
  • Perform in character costumes during scheduled child and adult activities such as character breakfasts, daytime parade & storytime, and evening photo opportunities.
  • Ensuring friendly, jovial and positive attitude with children and parents at all times.
  • Ensuring the safety and supervision of all children participating in activities.
  • Ensure the playroom is cleaned & organized as per standards established at the end of each shift.
  • Keeping up the children’s hygiene level by consistently tending to their needs. (Example: Diapering, washing hands, wiping nose, etc.)
  • All new Camp Carnival Staff must successfully complete the 3 month Training Program conducted by the Assistant Youth Director / Youth Director.
  • Demonstrate commitment to Carnival Service Values.
  • Actively participate in assigned activities including, but not limited to trainings, drills, safety briefings, including “Port Manning”, meetings and performances, as required.
  • Follow and implement the Policies and Procedures set forth in the Hotel Operations Manual and maintain an up to date knowledge of the manual.
  • Abiding by rules and regulations set forth by company and/or ship’s command.
QUALIFICATIONS:
Must have and present one of the following or anything similar to the items listed below plus minimum 2 year of experience in related fields:
  • Must be 21 years of age.
  • Must be between 5’0”and 5’7”.
  • Minimum 2 years of experience working with kids.
  • Care Certification.
  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Education/Recreation/Park/Tourism preferred.
  • Psychology Degree.
  • Special Needs Worker.
  • Child & Youth Worker Diploma.
  • Early Childhood Education Diploma.
  • Educational Assistant Diploma.
EXPERIENCE:
Must have at least 2 years of experience working in any of the following fields or programs:
  • Professionally working with kids/youth.
  • Creative background (artistic.)
  • YMCA or other after school programs.
  • Leading large groups of children (Sports Coach/Camp Counselor.)
  • Professional child care centers.
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
  • Must be willing to work with children from ages 2 to 11 years old and children with special needs as well as children under the age of 2 years.
  • Must be able to speak proficient English (speak, read and write fluently.)
  • Must be outgoing and able to lead large groups of children.
  • Must have hospitality skills & be focused on guest services.
  • Submit CPR and First Aid Certificate.
SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Resume outlining previous employment experience and education in a Word Doc or PDF format.
  • Two letters of recommendation attached with resume.
  • Photo.
APPLY FOR THIS JOB

Youth Staff / Kids

OVERVIEW:
The Youth Staff/Kids is responsible for providing safe; fun filled and age appropriate activities for children ages between 2-12 years old; as well as under 2 years old. Youth Staff is responsible for providing the most FUN and memorable vacations to our younger guests. The Camp Carnival Staff reports directly to the Youth Director and Assistant Youth Director onboard.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Youth Staff/Kids’ job responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following activities:
  • Ensuring friendly, jovial and positive attitude with children and parents at all times.
  • Ensuring the safety and supervision of all children participating in activities.
  • Ensure the playroom is cleaned & organized as per standards established at the end of each shift.
  • Keeping up the children’s hygiene level by consistently tending to their needs. (Example: Diapering, washing hands, wiping nose, etc.)
  • All new Camp Carnival Staff must successfully complete the 3 month Training Program conducted by the Assistant Youth Director / Youth Director.
  • Demonstrate commitment to Carnival Service Values.
  • Actively participate in assigned activities including, but not limited to trainings, drills, safety briefings, including “Port Manning”, meetings and performances, as required.
  • Follow and implement the Policies and Procedures set forth in the Hotel Operations Manual and maintain an up to date knowledge of the manual.
  • Abiding by rules and regulations set forth by company and/or ship’s command.
QUALIFICATIONS:
Must have and present one of the following or anything similar to the items listed below plus minimum 2 year of experience in related fields:
  • Must be 21 years of age.
  • Minimum 2 years of experience working with kids.
  • Care Certification.
  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Education/Recreation/Park/Tourism preferred.
  • Psychology Degree.
  • Special Needs Worker.
  • Child & Youth Worker Diploma.
  • Early Childhood Education Diploma.
  • Educational Assistant Diploma.
EXPERIENCE:
Must have at least 2 years of experience working in any of the following fields or programs:
  • Professionally working with kids/youth.
  • Creative background (artistic.)
  • YMCA or other after school programs.
  • Leading large groups of children (Sports Coach/Camp Counselor.)
  • Professional child care centers.
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
  • Must be willing to work with children from ages 2 to 11 years old and children with special needs as well as children under the age of 2 years.
  • Must be able to speak proficient English (speak, read and write fluently.)
  • Must be outgoing and able to lead large groups of children.
  • Must have hospitality skills & be focused on guest services.
  • Submit CPR and First Aid Certificate.
SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Resume outlining previous employment experience and education in a Word Doc or PDF format.
  • Two letters of recommendation attached with resume.
  • Photo.
APPLY FOR THIS JOB

Youth Staff / Teens

OVERVIEW:
Youth Staff/Teens is responsible for providing safe; fun filled and age appropriate activities for teens ages between 12 - 17. Youth Staff is responsible for providing the most FUN and memorable vacations to our younger guests. Youth Staff/Teens reports directly to the Youth Director and Assistant Youth Director onboard.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Youth Staff/Teens’ job responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following activities:
  • Ensuring friendly, jovial and positive attitude with children and parents at all times.
  • Ensuring the safety and supervision of all teens participating in activities.
  • Interact with teens/guests as fits the occasion & keeps them happy. This includes, but is not limited to hosting parties, trivia, games, karaoke, shore excursions and other teen related activities.
  • Act in the supervisory role within the program. Individual must organize, start-up, run, and transition all activities for the teen guests, whether within the Club O2/Circle C lounge or at various lounges around the ship.
  • Ensure the Club O2/Circle C lounge is cleaned & organized.
  • To maintain that Club O2/Circle C supplies and property are kept in good order and that proper inventories are kept up to date.
  • To supervise the waterslide/laser tag operation and ensure all safety rules and regulations are being followed.
  • Demonstrate commitment to Carnival Service Values.
  • Actively participate in assigned activities including, but not limited to trainings, drills, safety briefings, including “Port Manning”, meetings and performances, as required.
  • Follow and implement the Policies and Procedures set forth in the Hotel Operations Manual and maintain an up to date knowledge of the manual.
  • Abiding by rules and regulations set forth by company and/or ship’s command.
QUALIFICATIONS:
Must have and present one of the following or anything similar to the items listed below plus minimum 2 year of experience in related fields:
  • Must be 21 years of age.
  • Minimum 2 years of experience working with teens.
  • Care Certification.
  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Education/Recreation/Park/Tourism preferred.
  • Child & Youth Worker Diploma.
  • Early Childhood Education Diploma.
  • Educational Assistant Diploma.
EXPERIENCE:
Must have at least 2 years of experience working with teens 12-17 in the following fields:
  • At camps as Camp Counselor (Summer Camps/Sport Camps/Special Needs Camps.)
  • Professionally working with youth.
  • Creative background (artistic.)
  • YMCA or other after school programs.
  • Leading large groups of children (Sports Coach.)
  • Professional child care centers.
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
  • Must be willing to work with teens from ages 12 to 17 years old.
  • Must be able to speak proficient English (speak, read and write fluently.)
  • Must be outgoing and able to lead large groups of teens.
  • Must have hospitality skills & be focused on guest services.
  • Submit CPR and First Aid Certificate.
SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Resume outlining previous employment experience and education in a Word Doc or PDF format.
  • Two letters of recommendation attached with resume.
  • Photo.
APPLY FOR THIS JOB

Youth Staff Internship

OVERVIEW:
The youth staff intern is responsible for providing safe, fun-filled and age appropriate activities for all children onboard. The Youth Staff intern will report directly to the Youth Director and Assistant Youth Director onboard.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
The youth staff intern’s job responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following activities:
  • Ensuring a friendly, jovial and positive attitude with children and parents at all times.
  • Ensuring the safety and supervision of all children participating in activities.
  • Ensure the playroom is cleaned & organized as per standards established at the end of each shift.
  • Keep a high level of hygiene for the children by consistently tending to their needs. (Example: Diapering, washing hands, wiping noses, etc.)
  • All new Camp Carnival Staff must successfully complete a Training Program conducted by the Assistant Youth Director / Youth Director.
  • Contribute new ideas and suggestions to enhance the Youth Program; be a team player and display initiative.
  • Be knowledgeable of the other areas of the Youth Programming (ex. Club O2 and Circle “C”)
  • Demonstrate commitment to Carnival Service Values.
  • Actively participate in assigned activities including, but not limited to trainings, drills, safety briefings, “Port Manning”, meetings, and performances, as required.
  • Follow and implement the policies and procedures set forth in the Hotel Operations Manual and maintain an up to date knowledge of the manual.
  • Abiding by rules and regulations set forth by company and/or ship’s command.
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Possess an enthusiastic attitude and approach.
  • Applicable experience working with youth/kids in camps, child centers, after school programs, resorts, etc., is preferred.
  • The ability to interact effectively and make connections with youth of different age groups.
  • The ability to cross-promote activities and events.
  • Effectively communicate with others and work in a team or independently.
  • Demonstrate a clean and professional appearance.
  • Fluent proficiency in English.
  • Be open to flexible working hours.
  • Be able to adapt to the immediate or unforeseen challenges in the industry.
  • Be able to work in a fast paced environment.
PROGRAM BENEFITS:
  • Paid internship, fixed monthly salary, paid bi-weekly.
  • Room and board included at no additional cost to the student.
  • All travel expenses from and to your nearest major airport are covered by Carnival Cruise Line (CCL)
  • Cost of the Pre-Employment Medical Examination (PEME) and background screening will be covered by CCL.
  • Professional and personal development opportunities offered through the crew training center on ship.
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
  • Be currently enrolled and attending an accredited college/university.
  • Have a minimum cumulative 3.0 cumulative GPA out of a 4.0 scale.
  • Be at least a second semester junior returning to school or a graduating senior earning academic credit.
  • Prior experience working with groups of children, preferably in a camp setting within the past two years
  • Be at least 21 years of age or older by the start of the internship program.
  • Have a U.S. passport. or be able to obtain one by the internship offer date.
  • Pass all of Carnival Cruise Line’s pre-employment background check and medical requirements.
SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Resume outlining previous employment, education and hosting or related experience in PDF or Word Doc format.
  • Fingerprint Background Check Report.
  • Two reference letters (PDF or Word Doc format):
    • Faculty reference; must be within your field of study.
    • Supervisor reference; past or present for a position of relative experience.
  • Academic transcript (either an official or unofficial version)
  • Be able to submit CPR and First Aid Certificate upon offer of internship.
  • Photo.
SUBMISSION NOTES:
  • When submitting resume, reference letters and all other additional documents, upload each file separately, the system won't allow you to upload all files at once.
  • Deadline to apply is Monday, February 27, 2017

We are not currently recruiting for the job.

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