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Youth Activities Counselor


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!

Responsibilities :

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 :



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

Disney Cruise Line

is a drug-free workplace. All new hires are required to undergo drug/alcohol testing within the first week onboard and throughout their contracts. Failure to pass the drug/alcohol testing will result in immediate termination.

Your Responsibilities:

Have a valid passport and C1/D Seaman's visa (DCL will provide you with documents to obtain this) Complete a pre-employment medical Obtain a criminal background check Bring approved work shoes

Job ID:



Job Posting Company:

Disney Parks & Resorts

5 days 21 hours ago



Youth Activities Counselor Disney. - , , United States


Company Profile:
The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with five business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media.