Youth Staff/Counselors for 4* Cruise Line

Karen Maybury Creative Connections
Child Care Jobs
Youth Counsellor
February 20, 2021

We are seeking on behalf of one of world’s biggest 4* cruise lines who already have an existing fleet of ships and have new ships on the way for qualified Youth Staff / Counselors. These openings will be for when the ships are allowed to start sailing again, which will most likely not be for another 4-5 months or so. This is a great position for anyone with a passion for travel and working with children whilst travelling to some of world’s most exciting destinations and gaining valuable life and work experience. KMCC works as a referral source for some of the major US cruise lines.

Primary duties include:

  • Youth Staff are responsible for ensuring the children on board have the holiday of a lifetime. You will be part of an energetic and dynamic team who provide a variety of fun games and activities for children up to the age of 17. You will deliver a wide variety of activities including drama activities, fun games, sports sessions, arts and crafts and play activities.
  • Participates in embarkation and emergency procedures, directs and escorts guests to their staterooms
  • Communicates with parents in a tactful and courteous manner
  • Assist the Management in planning, organizing and implementing entertaining and educational programs
  • Acts as a role model for the youth with regard to leadership, friendliness, diplomacy, honesty, fair play, sportsmanship and open-mindedness.
  • All staff MUST comply with all company policies and procedures, along with all maritime rules and regulations.
  • Execute additional job responsibilities

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree or foreign equivalent in education, recreation or related filed required
  • Have a valid passport
  • 2 years experience working with children up to the age of 17 required
  • Experience working for youth groups, camps or YMCA type facilities preferred


  • Food & Accommodation
  • Transportation to and from the ship
  • Medical centre on board – free treatment if you are unwell or hurt
  • Competitive Salary
  • Opportunity for advancement
  • Ability to travel and see some amazing destinations
  • Meet people and make friends from all over the world

How to apply:

Send your up to date CV / Resume with a recent photo

Please mention in your application how soon you are available to start work if hired and confirm you have a Bachelors Degree

If found qualified we will get back to you as soon as possible via e-mail, SKYPE and/or text message.

Looking forward to hearing from you!


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