Shipboard Employment

Available Position

Seasonal Youth Counselor

Department:

Cruise Programs

Description:

The Seasonal youth Counselor is responsible for the supervision and control of all youth and teen activities as it relates to the Passenger programs and Entertainment Department.

Requirements:

  • Must be able to speak publicly and conduct games, events and other activities for a variety of age groups, from small children to teens.
  • Must be able to provide quality service for a large Youth Program that can include 1000~3000 guests, including 600+ youth.
  • Ability to effectively communicate in a secondary language, verbally and written preferred.

Education:

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent.
  • Computer Skills: Microsoft Windows (i.e. Outlook, Word, Excel)
  • Current CPR and First Aid Certification valid for at least one additional year.

Experience:

  • 2 years experience in recreation/education of ages 2~17 required.
  • YMCA, Summer Camp, after school program experiences helpful.

Knowledge:

Excellent English verbal and written communication.

Responsibilities:

  • As a member of the cruise staff, the Seasonal Youth/Teen Counselor is responsible to assist in discharging any of the scheduled social, entertainment or recreational activities, ensuring that each event takes place safely and promptly as scheduled.
  • Responsible for assisting with storage, inventory and ordering of all equipment, supplies, gifts and prizes, which are specifically utilized in the youth/teen program.
  • Will serve as an effective host/hostess when needed to support the overall cruise program activities and shipboard departments.

Special Requirements:

Excellent verbal and written communication skills, strong personal computer skills and great math aptitude. Advanced Excel-Formulas and Macros. Knowledge of accounting principles. Knowledge of PeopleSoft Financials.

  • Passionate about hospitality and customer service driven
  • Must have a professional appearance and good hygiene
  • Respect for all co-workers and guests
  • Pride in your work by creating positive energy, excitement and fun
  • Able to work 7 days a week
  • Demonstrate positive behaviors; smiling, being polite and courteous
  • Able to develop a camaraderie with team members
  • Ability to live in close quarters, share limited space with other cabin-mates

Notes:

Other position responsibilities are to be announced upon hire.

To apply, send your resume to shipboardresumes@ncl.com.