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Assistant Youth Director

OVERVIEW:
The Assistant Youth Director is responsible for assisting the Youth Director in the overall operation of all Youth Programs (Camp, Circle “C” and Club O2). He/she will assist, organize and execute assigned tasks and ensure that all guidelines and policies and procedures are adhered to. The Assistant Youth Director reports directly to the Youth Director onboard. The Assistant Youth Director shall be competent and have a comprehensive knowledge in all Youth Director’s duties (see YD job description) to be able to fulfill the position in the event of taking on the Youth Director’s role.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Ensuring the safety and supervision of all children participating in activities.
  • Ensuring friendly, jovial and positive attitude with children, parents, staff and management at all times.
  • Create and implement youth activity schedules as per mandates including the use of lounges, teen clubs, food order and anything necessary for the program in conjunction with Youth Director.
  • Submit any work orders using InfoShip for anything that needs to be fixed in the Youth facilities
  • Assist the Youth Director with all Youth Staff training and evaluations.
  • Ensures implementation of policies and procedures and follows all youth mandates, including theme days and activity buckets in conjunction with the Youth Director.
  • Ensure the Night Owls program is being run as per mandates.
  • Demonstrate commitment to Carnival Service Values.
  • Informed of all activities outlined in the Youth Activity Schedules, Partnerships (Build-A-Bear, Hasbro, Dr. Seuss “Seuss at Sea”) & Family Activities
  • Assists YD in preparing for all USCG, USPH, Environmental & HESS/MS procedures pertaining to Youth Programs
  • To maintain and control usage of Youth supplies and ensure property is kept in good order and inventories are kept up to date.
  • Ensure uniform policy, the Carnival Look and good hygiene is being followed at all times by all Youth Staff
  • Knowledge of Fun Time procedures
  • Knowledgeable of youth budgets and targets; keeps tracking files up to date
  • Assists with preparation of seasonal and holiday activities
  • Is positive and professional when working with guests/families
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Minimum 3 years of experience working with children, preferably in a camp or other activity-based setting.
  • Experience managing a youth/camp program and leading team of people
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 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.
  • CPR and First Aid Certification.
SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Resume outlining previous employment experience and education in a Word Doc or PDF format.
  • Two letters of recommendation attached with resume.
  • Photo.

We are not currently recruiting for the job.

Youth Director

OVERVIEW:
The Youth Director is responsible for the overall supervision and operation of all Youth Programming Departments. He/She will supervise all team members of the Camp, Circle “C” and Club O2. The Youth Director reports directly to the Hotel Director on board. The Youth Director is responsible for motivating the Youth Staff in providing the most FUN and memorable vacation to our youngest guests.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Ensure friendly, jovial and positive attitude with all children, parents, staff and management at all times.
  • Bring enthusiasm and care to the program when running activities and working with the minor guests.
  • Ensure the safety and supervision of all children participating in activities.
  • Create and implement youth activity schedules as per mandates including the use of lounges, food order and anything necessary for the program – communicating with other departments on board.
  • Conduct and evaluate all Youth Staff upon them joining a vessel, including 3 month training program for all new hires, including performance appraisals for all staff.
  • Ensures implementation of Policies and Procedures set forth in the Hotel Operations-Youth Manual and follows all youth mandates, including theme days, activity buckets.
  • To maintain and control usage of Youth supplies and ensure property is kept in good order and inventories are kept up to date
  • Submit any work orders using InfoShip for anything that needs to be repaired for the youth facilities.
  • Ensure the Night Owls program is being run as per mandates.
  • Informed of all activities outlined in the Youth Activity Schedules, Partnerships (Build-A-Bear, Hasbro, Dr. Seuss “Seuss at Sea”) & Family Activities
  • Update CPS (Crew Personnel System) for Youth Staff as needed.
  • Navigate and monitor TGEM system in regards to Youth and partnership programs.
  • Responsible for all USPH, Environmental & HESS/MS procedures pertaining to Youth Programs including responsibilities for all managers (ie. Exemptions, drills, searches, etc.).
  • Participate in and/or lead Youth Department Team Building activities.
  • Conduct a staff meeting each voyage with all Youth Staff.
  • Knowledgeable of youth budgets and targets; keeps tracking files up to date and sends shore side annually.
  • Complete and sign the CPG reports each cruise for the Paymaster.
  • Responsible for posting all necessary documents and voyage information in Public Folders.
  • Knowledge of Fun Time procedures and ensures compliance for Youth Programs.
  • Be familiar and comply with company policy on work and rest hours and scheduled accordingly for the Youth Staff each voyage.
  • As part of your safety responsibility, your Position/Rank has been identified as a *Trainer* within the Training, Drill and Assessment program – conduct trainings with assigned personnel.
  • Submit Safety Observations weekly and ensure Safety Representative follows protocols.
  • Conduct all trainings for the new Youth Staff and provide an evaluation at the end of each of Youth Staff contract.
  • Abiding by rules and regulations set forth by company and/or ship’s command.
  • Demonstrate commitment to Carnival Service Values.
  • Provide excellent hospitality to all guests.
  • Ensure uniform policy, the Carnival Look and good hygiene is being followed at all times by all Youth Staff.
  • Supervise and schedule the waterslide operations and ensure all safety rules and regulations are being followed by all youth staff
  • Ensure the Animator/Characters are filled by the Youth Staff to ensure coverage for all events.
  • All other duties deemed necessary by Shoreside Management.
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Minimum 5 years of experience working with children, preferably in a camp or other activity-based setting.
  • Minimum 2 years of experience managing a youth/camp program and leading team of people
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 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.
  • CPR and First Aid Certification.
SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Resume outlining previous employment experience and education in a Word Doc or PDF format.
  • Two letters of recommendation attached with resume.
  • Photo.

We are not currently recruiting for the job.

Youth Staff - Bilingual (Spanish)

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.
  • Fluent proficiency in English and Spanish
  • 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.

We are not currently recruiting for the job.

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 5’9”. 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.

We are not currently recruiting for the 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.

We are not currently recruiting for the 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.

We are not currently recruiting for the 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 reimbursed 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
  • Previous 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
  • Be able to obtain a valid USA passport by the internship offer date
  • Pass all of Carnival Cruise Line’s pre-employment background and medical requirements
  • Have involvement in extracurricular activities that preferably demonstrate event hosting, microphone skills or stage experience within the past two years
SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Resume outlining previous employment, education and hosting or related experience in PDF or Word Doc format.
  • Two letters of recommendation (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)
  • Promotional photo.
  • Be able to submit CPR and First Aid Certificate, and pass Fingerprint Background Check, upon offer of internship.

We are not currently recruiting for the job.

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