Youth Activities Counselor (Part-time)

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Charlotte Country Club was founded in 1910 and is located four miles east of uptown Charlotte, in the historic Plaza-Midwood neighborhood. Charlotte Country Club is known as a top 20 private club in the US. The club was also recognized as a Top-50 Platinum Club of the World by the Club Leaders Forum.

Our team is responsible for upholding an “unparalleled country club experience” for our members and their guests through first impressions, kind and attentive service throughout their visit, and always a fond farewell. We focus on personalized service, exercising our ability to create memorable experiences on a daily basis.

Job summary:
The Youth Activities Counselor is responsible for all duties related to youth activities at the Club including but not limited to event set-up, implementation, and clean-up, and providing childcare services in a safe, stimulating environment for our members’ children. Prepares, leads, and supervises play and activities that provide appropriate social interactions. Complies with all health and safety procedures.

Essential functions:
• Ensures knowledge of club policies and procedures as it refers to the Youth department
• Ensures knowledge of all safety and first aid protocol procedures, and proactive in preventing accidents
• Assists in planning age-appropriate activities and events for children and families
• Greets children and parents by name, in a professional and friendly manner
• Communicates with parents at drop-off and pick-up regarding needs and preferences specific to their children
• Interacts with children in a friendly manner by playing games, teaching skills, etc
• Assists with set-up and decoration of all youth related events
• Handles and properly cares for all event and childcare center materials, with proper storage after use
• Leads and supervises play and activities during youth events and childcare center
• Assists with bathroom monitoring, meals, and snacks
• Recommends new ideas for toys, programs, supplies and promotions
• Completes opening and closing duties to ensure a clean and safe work area in the childcare center
• Resolves disputes between children when necessary
• Disciplines using verbal redirection, physical removal, and time out as appropriate
• Communicates with and informs immediate supervisors of any unforeseen circumstances and reacts appropriately
• Assists with lunch/dinner service as it relates to youth events or activities
• Basic knowledge and use of Microsoft Office and office equipment
• Maintains a safe and clean environment
• Exhibits proper phone etiquette
• Attend all department staff meetings and trainings
• Performs other duties as assigned

• Six months experience working with groups of children ages 6-months – 12 years
• Ability to communicate effectively, fluent in English
• Ability to work outside during all seasons
• Ability to provide basic hygiene services for young children
• Ability to provide a supportive and caring environment, while supervising children
• Must have a positive, upbeat, friendly attitude and enjoy providing five-star customer service
• Must be a team player who can develop strong and positive working relationships with all staff
• Basic Microsoft Office proficiency

Physical requirements:
• Ability to read, write, and speak English
• Must be able to climb stairs
• Must be able to lift 50 lbs. daily
• Constantly walks and stands, reaches, bends, lifts, carries, and stoops
• Frequently washes hands
• Indoor and outdoor – ability to tolerate all seasonal weather conditions

Education and experience:
• High school diploma or equivalent
• Valid First Aid and Infant/Child CPR Certifications or the ability to become certified upon hire

Hours and schedule:
• This is a non-exempt position, and the schedule is based on monthly Club events
• The weekly work schedule is subject to change based on business needs
• Shifts range from Tuesday-Saturday 9:00 am-2:00 pm, or 4:00 pm-9:00 pm, and then Sundays from 10:00 am-3:00 pm with events varying
• Weekday morning, evening, and weekend shifts available
• Availability on evenings, holidays, and weekends is expected of all staff

Work environment:
Must be able to handle a fast-paced, high-end, sophisticated environment

Team Members at Charlotte Country Club are a friendly group of professionals! We enjoy a beautiful working environment, free meals, employee outings & events. We offer an assortment of benefits & perks such as Legal Insurance, Identity Theft, and 401(k) match with contributions from the Club. We have a positive work environment with a dedicated, hardworking, and fun-spirited team.

Pre-employment drug screen & background check required. We are a drug-free workplace.