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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

  • 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/ guest as fits the occasion.This includes, but is not limited to hosting parties, trivia, games, karaoke, 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 guest, whether within the Club O2/ Circle “C” lounge or at various lounges around the ship
  • Ensure the Club O2/ Circle “C” lounge is cleaned and 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 operations and ensure all safety rules and regulations are being followed
  • 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 ships command
  • 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
  • To follow all USPH, Environmental & HESS/MS procedures
  • Be well informed of all activities outlined in the Youth Activity Schedules, Partnerships (Build-A-Bear, Hasbro, Dr. Seuss “Seuss at Sea”) & Family Activities
  • Follow all USPH, Environmental & HESS/MS procedures
  • Inform Youth Director of all incidents
  • To maintain and control usage of teen 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
  • To arrive at work during the specific times listed on your schedule. Comply with the rotation of different parts of the schedule while following Fun Time procedures
  • Complete all management/leadership office duties in a timely manner
  • Act in the supervisory role within the program. Individual must organize, start-up, run, and transition all activities for the teens.
  • Ensure the teen lounge is always clean & organized, showing respect to companies property
  • Must be willing to perform CPR and First Aid as needed
  • Ensuring VSP & USPH guidelines are followed and records are up to date including all logs
  • All other duties deemed necessary by the Youth Director, Hotel Director or Shoreside Management
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.
  • Must be willing to perform CPR and First Aid as needed.
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/ Camp is responsible for providing safe; fun filled and age appropriate activities for children up to age 12.Youth Staff is responsible for providing the most FUN and memorable vacation to our youngest guests.

Responsibilities

  • Displaying a friendly, caring, positive attitude with all children and parents at all times
  • Ensuring the safety and supervision of all children participating in activities
  • Ensuring the playroom is cleaned and organized at the end of each shift according to established standards
  • Keeping up children’s hygiene by consistently tending to their needs (diapering, washing hands, wiping noses, etc.)
  • Successfully completing the 3-month training program led by the Assistant Youth Director/ Youth Director (for all new Youth Staff)
  • Following the policies and procedures/mandates in the Youth Operations- Youth Programming Guidelines and in Hotel Operations – Youth Operating Policies & Procedures
  • Abiding by the rules and regulations set by Carnival and/or the ship’s command
  • Demonstrating commitment to Carnival Service Values
  • Supervising waterslide operations and ensuring all safety rules and regulations are followed
  • Actively participating in assigned activities including, but not limited to, trainings, drills, safety briefings (including “Port Manning”), Kid’s Lunch, Kid’s Dinner, Just Ask, Sail Away, Welcome Aboard Show, Embark, Debark, meetings, performances, character appearances, holiday events, etc.
  • Being well informed of all activities outlined in Youth Activity Schedules, partnerships (Build-A-Bear, Hasbro, Dr. Seuss “Seuss at Sea”) and family activities
  • Following all U.S. Public Health, environmental and HESS/MS procedures
  • Informing Youth Director of all incidents
  • Providing Night Owls Program for guests per mandates
  • Maintaining and controlling use of Camp supplies, ensuring al are kept in good order and inventories are kept up to date
  • Ensuring the uniform policy, the Carnival Look and good hygiene is followed at all times
  • Working during the specific times listed on your schedule
  • Complying schedule rotation while following Fun Time procedures
  • Ensure the Animator/Characters are chaperoned and their safety is looked after. There may be times you will be called to fill in the role of Animator.
  • Must be willing to perform CPR and First Aid as needed
  • If no Animator or character performer is on board or if one of the performers is sick, somebody within the Youth Department will fill in the role of Dr. Seuss and be paid per performance if necessary
  • All other duties deemed necessary by the Youth Director, Hotel Director or Shoreside Management
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.
  • Must be willing to perform CPR and First Aid as needed.
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 / Character

Overview

The Youth Staff must be outgoing and animated to bring our characters onboard to life.The youth character performer has the same responsibilities as Youth Staff/ Kids in addition they will have scheduled appearances in our character costumes in conjunction with adult and child activities as well as photo opportunities.Youth staff is responsible for providing the most FUN and memorable vacations to our younger guest.

Responsibilities

  • Displaying a friendly, caring, positive attitude with all children and parents at all times.
  • Ensuring the safety and supervision of all children participating in activities
  • Ensuring the playroom is cleaned and organized at the end of each shift according to established standards
  • Keeping up children’s hygiene by consistently tending to their needs (diapering, washing hands, wiping noses, etc.)
  • Successfully completing the 3-month training program led by the Assistant Youth Director/ Youth Director (for all new Youth Staff)
  • Following the policies and procedures/mandates in the Youth Operations- Youth Programming Guidelines and in Hotel Operations – Youth Operating Policies & Procedures
  • Abiding by the rules and regulations set by Carnival and/or the ship’s command
  • Demonstrating commitment to Carnival Service Values
  • Supervising waterslide operations and ensuring all safety rules and regulations are followed
  • Actively participating in assigned activities including, but not limited to, trainings, drills, safety briefings (including “Port Manning”), Kid’s Lunch, Kid’s Dinner, Just Ask, Sail Away, Welcome Aboard Show, Embark, Debark, meetings, performances, character appearances, holiday events, etc.
  • Being well informed of all activities outlined in Youth Activity Schedules, partnerships (Build-A-Bear, Hasbro, Dr. Seuss “Seuss at Sea”) and family activities
  • Following all U.S. Public Health, environmental and HESS/MS procedures
  • Informing Youth Director of all incidents
  • Providing Night Owls Program for guests per mandates
  • Maintaining and controlling use of Camp supplies, ensuring al are kept in good order and inventories are kept up to date
  • Ensuring the uniform policy, the Carnival Look and good hygiene is followed at all times
  • Working during the specific times listed on your schedule
  • Complying schedule rotation while following Fun Time procedures
  • Scheduling appearances in conjunction with the Seuss at Sea™ partnership
  • Maintaining the Dr. Seuss costume pieces
  • Cleaning your costume on a performance and monthly basis
  • Reporting any problems regarding the costume or events to the Youth Director
  • Must be willing to perform CPR and First Aid as needed
  • If no Animator or character performer is on board or if one of the performers is sick, somebody within the Youth Department will fill in the role of Dr. Seuss and be paid per performance if necessary
  • All other duties deemed necessary by the Youth Director, Hotel Director and Shoreside Management
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.
  • Must be willing to perform CPR and First Aid as needed.
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 Director

Overview

The Youth Director is responsible for the overall supervision and operation of all Youth Programs. He/She will supervise all team members of the Camp, Circle “C” and Club O2. The Youth Director reports directly to the Entertainment 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 programming mandates (core youth programs, Night Owls, partnership activities and family activities)
  • Manage lounge reservations and food orders
  • Develop great relationships with other departments onboard and collaborate to drive guest experience
  • Develop and manage staff schedule
  • 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.
  • Ensure implementation of Policies and Procedures set forth in the Hotel Operations-Youth Manual and follows all programming mandates
  • 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.
  • Update CPS (Crew Personnel System) for Youth Staff as needed.
  • Monitor TGEM system and drive higher guest satisfaction for youth initiatives
  • Own 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 staff meetings, coach and develop talent
  • Manage program budget
  • Update and maintain required documents and voyage information each cruise
  • Train staff and conduct regular evaluations
  • Submit Safety Observations weekly and ensure Safety Representative follows protocols.
  • 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
  • Must be willing to perform CPR and First Aid as needed
  • Manage Animator/Characters positions
  • All other duties deemed necessary by the Entertainment Director, Hotel Director or 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.
  • Must be willing to perform CPR and First Aid as needed.
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.

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 and his/her responsibilities include supporting all core Youth Director functions below based on Youth Director request. In addition, Assistant Youth Director must be prepared to lead as Youth Director if needed:

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 programming mandates (core youth programs, Night Owls, partnership activities and family activities)
  • Manage lounge reservations and food orders
  • Develop great relationships with other departments onboard and collaborate to drive guest experience
  • Develop and manage staff schedule
  • 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
  • Ensure implementation of Policies and Procedures set forth in the Hotel Operations-Youth Manual and follows all programming mandates
  • 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
  • Update CPS (Crew Personnel System) for Youth Staff as needed
  • Monitor TGEM system and drive higher guest satisfaction for youth initiatives
  • Own 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 staff meetings, coach and develop talent
  • Manage program budget
  • Update and maintain required documents and voyage information each cruise
  • Train staff and conduct regular evaluations
  • Submit Safety Observations weekly and ensure Safety Representative follows protocols
  • 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
  • Must be willing to perform CPR and First Aid as needed
  • Manage Animator/Characters positions
  • All other duties deemed necessary by the Youth Director, Hotel Director or Shoreside Management

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.
  • Must be willing to perform CPR and First Aid as needed.
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.

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