Youth Staff - Teens - Canada and USA Candidates
Seamax International Cruise Ship Employment Services
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
9d ago

Description :

Youth Staff (Teens) is responsible for providing safe, fun filled and age appropriate activities for teen guest 12 years old through 17 years old onboard.

His / her responsibilities include, but are not limited to :

  • Ensuring the safety and supervision of all teens participating in activities.
  • Design, program, and implement new program ideas into existing cruise experience.
  • Follow and implement the Policies and Procedures set forth in the Hotel Operations Manual and maintain an up to date knowledge of the manual.
  • Interacts 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 lounge or at various lounges around the ship.
  • Abiding by rules and regulations set forth by company and / or ship’s command and attend all training programs as specified by the company (including all safety drills & training exercises, Environmental Training and Corporate Training Programs).
  • To follow all USPH, Environmental & SMS procedures. Ensure all the requirements for HESS are being followed. Inform Youth Director of all incidents which would require their attention.
  • Maintaining high level of patience, energy and enthusiasm while participating with all teens.

  • Greet, interact and relay information to all parents / guardians in a professional and patient manner. Ensuring friendly, jovial and positive attitude with teens and parents at all times.
  • Requirements :

    Educational Requirements :

  • Must have and present one of the following or a Diploma or Degree very similar to one listed below plus at least 2 years of experience :
  • Teaching Degree
  • Psychology Degree (must have experience working with teens 12-14)
  • Recreation Degree (must have experience working with teens 12-14)
  • Child & Youth Worker Diploma
  • Educational Assistant Diploma
  • OR at Least 2 years Experience with teens 12-14 years old working in the following :
  • At Camps as Camp Counselor’s (Summer Camps / Sports Camps / Special Needs Camps)
  • YMCA or other after school programs
  • Leading large groups of children (Sports Coaches)
  • Any Professional child care setting
  • Reference letters from the Employers are essential
  • Additional Requirements :
  • Must be 21 years of age
  • Be able to obtain a valid passport and United States C1 / D Visas (USC and Canadians don’t need a C1 / D Visa)
  • Submit criminal background check and fingerprints
  • Submit CPR and First Aid Certificate
  • Fluent in spoken and written English
  • Marlins Test for all non-English speaking countries (pass of 80%)
  • Fun and socially engaging personality
  • Must have hospitality skills & be focused on guest services
  • Microsoft Literate
  • Apply
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