The host is responsible for the activities as agreed within the selected party package and will take on the lead role with presenting, explaining & demonstrating the games and activities to the children and to ensure the assistant host is supported in their role. Lead host must be at least 17 years old, no past experience is necessary but desired skills/strengths are favourable.
Desirable Skills / Strengths:
• Good social and communication skills
• Friendly and welcoming manner
• Familiar with various children games and activities
• Good time management skills
• Able to lead, support & direct (assistant host)
• Flexible and adaptable to change
• Must be able to stand for long period of time
Job Summary & Responsibility:
• Hosts to arrive at destination between 10-20 mins before agreed party time to set-up as required.
• On arrival you will carry out set-up activity including hanging decorations, laying table cloths and setting out activities.
• Activities to be carried out with the children as specified within the selected party package.
• Ensure assistant host understands what is required from them and able to support you and the children.
• Once party has finished ensure everything is packed away and left in a clean state.
• Other duties to include:
o Regular check-in with party organiser/parent/guardian to ensure they are happy
o Responds quickly and efficiently to any emergency situation should it arise
o Setting up food
o Serving drinks
o Playing music
o Taking Photos
• Employment : This is a self-employed position; the hours are not regular or fixed. However, if desired there could be potential for more regular work in the future.
• Travel : You will be expected to get to the party location on your own and having a car is preferable as there is likely to be equipment that needs transporting. Where possible, car sharing with other hosts will be arranged. (travel/fuel expenses are covered).
• Hours : The most popular time for our parties is on Saturdays and Sunday’s between the hours of 10am-4pm. But we also have weekday evening parties and later parties 4-6pm.