Youth Counselor

Norwegian Cruise Line


Job Summary

Norwegian Cruise Line Hiring company
Shipboard Location
Contract Job type
6 Months length
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Youth Counselor Position

Under the direction of the Youth Program Supervisor, the Permanent Youth Counselor is responsible for the supervision of all youth and teen programs as it relates to the Passenger Programs and Entertainment Department.




As a member of the Cruise Staff, the Youth/Teen Counselor is responsible to assist in leading any of the scheduled social, entertainment or recreational activities, ensuring that each event takes place safely and promptly as scheduled.

Each Youth/Teen Counselor has the specific responsibility to develop, implement and oversee all activities for the youth/teen programs.

Each new program/activity or any major change to existing programs needs to be submitted for shoreside approval to the Miami Office before implementation.

All Youth/Teen Counselors are responsible for assisting in the storage, inventory and ordering of all equipment, supplies, gifts, and prizes which are specifically utilized in the youth/teen program.

It is the responsibility of the Youth/Teen Counselor to aid on the training of all new Youth/Teen Counselors and seasonal Youth/Teen Coordinators.

Each Youth/Teen Counselor must have the ability to serve as an effective Host/Hostess.

Each Youth/Teen Counselor must have the ability to work as a team member in cooperating with other Cruise Staff members, as well as with other shipboard departments.

It is the responsibility of the Youth/Teen Counselor to be accessible and approachable with the guests.  He/She must be capable of being a patient listener while making the guests feel at home.

Must be familiar with the Safety and Environmental Protection Policy and the SEMS, and carry out the policies and procedures appropriate for his/her position.

Meet & Greet Guests upon embarkation.

Assist with private parties and functions.

Minimum experience and qualification requirements for position:

·        Bachelor’s degree in education, recreation or related field from an accredited university or college or the international equivalent

·        Three to five years’ experience working with large groups of youths ages 6 months -17 years

·        Experience working in school sponsored youth groups, YMCA, camps or similar positions preferred.

Contract length: 21 weeks on / 45 days off

Salary: 1600 $ per month

Necessary documents:

·        CV

·        Passport or ID card

·        Photo