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Youth Activities Counselors wanted immediately: APPLY HERE

Youth Activities Counselors

Youth Activities Counselors wanted immediately: APPLY HERE

Johannesburg, Gauteng 2011
Interviews in August 2019 in Johannesburg and Durban

At Disney Cruise Line, you can set sail on the job opportunity of a lifetime! Disney Cruise Line has established itself as a world-renowned leader in hospitality and entertainment, and has been recognized as the top cruise line for families. Our crew members bring the magic to life to deliver exceptional guest service and create family-friendly fun onboard the Disney Magic, Disney Wonder, Disney Dream, Disney Fantasy, and on our private island paradise in the Bahamas – Castaway Cay! With incredible itineraries that visit exciting destinations around the world, crew and Officers can chart the course for an unforgettable adventure with Disney Cruise Line. Ongoing training and development allows our crew to continuously learn and grow personally and professionally, and Disney Cruise Line offers a unique opportunity for those looking to grow, excel and work for one of the most innovative and welcoming companies in the world. Apply today to Embark on Your Career and Navigate Your Future!


Interact with and supervise all children participating in Youth Activities programs, ages 3-17 years, by providing a safe environment so children of all ages will enjoy themselves
Assist in the set-up for all facilitated activities and execute clean-up duties upon completion of program including cleaning and sanitizing of spaces and objects, before, during, and after the facilities open
Prepare food trays for children during meal or snack times
Conduct required sanitizing procedures (USPH) when associated with appropriate programs and events
Provide program support and assistance by partnering with the Entertainment host team
Facilitate and present small scale activities independently or with other Youth Counselors, as needed
Perform meet & greet functions
Function as a Nursery Counselor as necessary
Provide an emotionally and physically safe environment for children
This position has high guest interaction
Actively participate in all Castaway Cay job responsibilities associated with position and line of business as directed by DCL leadership
Execute additional job responsibilities, as assigned by DCL leadership, based on operational need
Comply with all company set policies and procedures, along with all maritime and ship rules, regulations and procedures
Participate in Emergency Duties as specified in the ship Assembly Plan

Basic Qualifications

Minimum two years recent experience working in a high-volume, fast-paced recreational/camp environment with children
Strong oral and written communication and organizational skills
Must be able to command the attention of large groups of children
Be at least 20 years of age
Be able to speak, read and write fluent English
Willingness to live and work onboard one of our vessels for a certain length of time (based on position)
Be able to work a seven-day, 70-84 hour week with limited time off
Be able to adhere to Disney Cruise Line appearance guidelines
Agree to share a cabin with other crew members
Be flexible with your work schedule, job duties and work locations
Enjoy working in a high-volume, fast-paced, guest-service oriented environment
Appreciate diversity among guests and crew

Preferred Qualifications

Schooling in recreation, education, or related field of study is preferred
Bi-lingual in Spanish and/or Portuguese
Microphone experience preferred
Experience working with special needs children
Additional Information
This is a SHIPBOARD role.

Applicants must:

Be genuinely interested in a career at sea and willing to live and work onboard a Disney Cruise Line vessel
Be committed to the position you are applying for at least 2-3 contracts before a transfer or promotion
Be willing to follow and perform safety role, emergency duties and/or associated responsibilities as specified in the ship Assembly Plan
Be willing and able to uphold the general safety management responsibilities specified in the Safety Management System in areas and operations under their control
Be willing to follow and embrace United States Public Health requirements and guidelines as well as Environmentality requirements and Company practices
Be willing to share a cabin with other crew members and appreciative of working and living in a multi-cultural environment
Be comfortable living in a confined space with strict rules and regulations
Adhere to a structured lifestyle, personally and professionally

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Source: Indeed