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INTERNSHIP: Recreation & Events - Cape Charles, VA 18820 https://a1.snaphire.com/job?jobmc=18820GOOGLE https://a1.snaphire.com/job?jobmc=18820GOOGLE
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Salary:
9.0 12.0 HOUR
USD

Location: Cape Charles, VA 32246 Lankford Hwy Cape Charles VA 23310 USA

Type of employment : FULL_TIME

Industry: Hospitality
Department: Operations
Career Level: Hourly
Work Hours: Full-time (Hourly Temp)

Date Posted: 28 Nov 2018

Valid Through:

Overview:

The Recreation Intern is responsible for ensuring our guests have fun through the development and implementation of theme weekends, special events and dynamic recreation and leisure offerings.

Obviously, each day in the recreational field is not the same as the previous but that is what makes this job interesting and FUN! Some days you will be busy hard at work facilitating scheduled activities while other days you are in the office brainstorming ideas to plan for the upcoming weeks. The hospitality industry is always changing, and our positions need to reflect those changes. It can be assured to you that days with Blue Water Hospitality are never boring!

A Taste of a Day in the Life:

Blue Water Hospitality Recreation Intern: Arrive on time for scheduled shift. Prepare supplies and materials for the day's activities. Facilitate all activities as scheduled in the resort's activity schedule or implement impromptu activities for when poor weather occurs. Assist other departments when needed. Clean up and evaluate activities. Assist in resort closing procedures to maintain an appealing look to our guests.

Essential Functions:

  • Deliver first class customer service
  • Organize, lead, and promote interest in recreational activities such as arts, crafts, sports, games, camping, and hobbies. Must be creative and suggest new ideas and games for wacky water games and other fun activities.
  • Plan the complete details of each individual event including supplies, food service, volunteers, entertainment and staff support; including set up requirements and break down needs
  • Creation and management of recreation and activity calendar
  • Promotion of planned events using social media, signs, staff members and welcome packets
  • Provide qualitative and quantitative reports on the completion of activities, theme weekends and special events, including participant numbers, cost allocations, profit/loss, successes and recommendations for the future
  • Assist Staff with Recreation Rentals including water sports equipment, bikes and miscellaneous equipment
  • Ascertain and interpret group interests, evaluate equipment and facilities, and adapt activities to meet participant needs.
  • Solicit volunteers to assist with recreation activities and events
  • Complete expectations of school internship/practicum requirements in a timely manner and communicate appropriately with school advisors and the internship property
  • Comply with resort uniform and appearance guidelines
  • Provide guests with impromptu activities when changes in weather or business warrant
  • Inspect recreation facilities and amenities to ensure proper and safe operations; enforce safety rules and procedures. Ensure participant safety throughout activity.
  • Coordinate preparation prior to, and clean up after, of building and facilities for events
  • Assist with implementation of large group events and rally groups
  • Report any required maintenance on resort campsites, buildings, amenities or grounds
  • In addition to the duties described here, other duties may be assigned as deemed necessary by the resort. All staff members are expected to assist in other job functions as needed by the resort

Success Factors:

  • Pursuing collegiate degree in recreation, leisure, hospitality, event management, or similar major
  • Ability to work outside
  • Lift 50 pounds safely
  • Work independently as well as with a team
  • Ability to work 6 days a week during operating season including holidays and weekends

Stipend & Living Arrangements:

  • Stipend: Paid for all hours worked (pay starting between $9-11/hr)
  • Transportation: A vehicle is not required however is preferred. 
  • Housing: Each property can house interns off property at the expense of the intern. Some Blue Water Hospitality locations may provide on-site housing.
  • Intern Amenities: Access to all recreation rentals & pools, and various employee discounts.

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the team member is regularly required to stand; use hands and fingers, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The team member frequently is required to walk, and occasionally hike, or engage in other outdoor activities with guests. The associate will also be involved in some pool activities, where he or she would need to know how to swim, or balance themselves in the pool. The associate will regularly lift boxes of supplies weighing up to 50 pounds between locations and occasionally lift/move up or over 100 pounds with assistance. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth vision, and ability to adjust and focus.

Blue Water Hospitality is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and is committed to make employment decisions based on merit. We are committed to complying with all Federal, State and local laws providing for equal employment opportunities, as well as all laws related to terms and conditions of employment.

INTERNSHIP: Recreation & Events - Cape Charles, VA

Overview:

The Recreation Intern is responsible for ensuring our guests have fun through the development and implementation of theme weekends, special events and dynamic recreation and leisure offerings.

Obviously, each day in the recreational field is not the same as the previous but that is what makes this job interesting and FUN! Some days you will be busy hard at work facilitating scheduled activities while other days you are in the office brainstorming ideas to plan for the upcoming weeks. The hospitality industry is always changing, and our positions need to reflect those changes. It can be assured to you that days with Blue Water Hospitality are never boring!

A Taste of a Day in the Life:

Blue Water Hospitality Recreation Intern: Arrive on time for scheduled shift. Prepare supplies and materials for the day's activities. Facilitate all activities as scheduled in the resort's activity schedule or implement impromptu activities for when poor weather occurs. Assist other departments when needed. Clean up and evaluate activities. Assist in resort closing procedures to maintain an appealing look to our guests.

Essential Functions:

  • Deliver first class customer service
  • Organize, lead, and promote interest in recreational activities such as arts, crafts, sports, games, camping, and hobbies. Must be creative and suggest new ideas and games for wacky water games and other fun activities.
  • Plan the complete details of each individual event including supplies, food service, volunteers, entertainment and staff support; including set up requirements and break down needs
  • Creation and management of recreation and activity calendar
  • Promotion of planned events using social media, signs, staff members and welcome packets
  • Provide qualitative and quantitative reports on the completion of activities, theme weekends and special events, including participant numbers, cost allocations, profit/loss, successes and recommendations for the future
  • Assist Staff with Recreation Rentals including water sports equipment, bikes and miscellaneous equipment
  • Ascertain and interpret group interests, evaluate equipment and facilities, and adapt activities to meet participant needs.
  • Solicit volunteers to assist with recreation activities and events
  • Complete expectations of school internship/practicum requirements in a timely manner and communicate appropriately with school advisors and the internship property
  • Comply with resort uniform and appearance guidelines
  • Provide guests with impromptu activities when changes in weather or business warrant
  • Inspect recreation facilities and amenities to ensure proper and safe operations; enforce safety rules and procedures. Ensure participant safety throughout activity.
  • Coordinate preparation prior to, and clean up after, of building and facilities for events
  • Assist with implementation of large group events and rally groups
  • Report any required maintenance on resort campsites, buildings, amenities or grounds
  • In addition to the duties described here, other duties may be assigned as deemed necessary by the resort. All staff members are expected to assist in other job functions as needed by the resort

Success Factors:

  • Pursuing collegiate degree in recreation, leisure, hospitality, event management, or similar major
  • Ability to work outside
  • Lift 50 pounds safely
  • Work independently as well as with a team
  • Ability to work 6 days a week during operating season including holidays and weekends

Stipend & Living Arrangements:

  • Stipend: Paid for all hours worked (pay starting between $9-11/hr)
  • Transportation: A vehicle is not required however is preferred. 
  • Housing: Each property can house interns off property at the expense of the intern. Some Blue Water Hospitality locations may provide on-site housing.
  • Intern Amenities: Access to all recreation rentals & pools, and various employee discounts.

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the team member is regularly required to stand; use hands and fingers, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The team member frequently is required to walk, and occasionally hike, or engage in other outdoor activities with guests. The associate will also be involved in some pool activities, where he or she would need to know how to swim, or balance themselves in the pool. The associate will regularly lift boxes of supplies weighing up to 50 pounds between locations and occasionally lift/move up or over 100 pounds with assistance. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth vision, and ability to adjust and focus.

Blue Water Hospitality is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and is committed to make employment decisions based on merit. We are committed to complying with all Federal, State and local laws providing for equal employment opportunities, as well as all laws related to terms and conditions of employment.

Job Details

Reference # 18820
Posted on 28 Nov 2018
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Location(s) Cape Charles, VA
Department Operations
Career level Hourly
Hours/Status Full-time (Hourly Temp)
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