Youth Staff Kids (Carnival)

January 8, 2020
Kings Recruit
Child Care Jobs
Youth Counsellor
not specified

We are looking for qualified staff to work withkids (aged 2 -11 years) on board with Carnival Cruise Line!

You would be part of a dedicated team providing fun activities on board and in your spare time you will be able to explore amazing destinations in the Caribbean, Bahamas, USA, Australia or Europe.

Please note assessment days are to be held :

Edinburgh 1st February 2020

Manchester 3rd February 2020

London 4th February 2020


  • 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

Essential Requirements:

  • Level 3 or relevant degree in education, childcare, social work or other related qualification
  • 21 years of age or above
  • Experience working with children in a youth work, teaching, after school club, camp counselor or sports coaching role
  • Available for a 6 - 8 month contract at sea
  • Available to attend an assessment day on either 6th June in Manchester or 8th June in London.


  • Competitive salary
  • Accommodation provided
  • Meals provided
  • Flights to and from the ship booked and paid for
  • Opportunity to visit some amazing destinations!
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