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NY Kids Club- Chicago; Birthday Assistant

Birthday parties are a favorite at the NY Kids Club- Chicago! With a wide range of birthday party themes, there’s something for every child! Our ideal Birthday Associate candidate will be full of enthusiasm, have a passion for creativity, a team player, and have a love of working with children!

NY Kids Club & NY Preschool is the premier children's enrichment center and preschool program in New York and Chicago. Our industry-renowned curriculum is cultivated by our creative, talented, forward-thinking teams. We set the standard for innovative, stimulating children's classes, preschool, day camps, birthday celebrations, and special events. NY Kids Club & NY Preschool boasts a company culture that nurtures talent and promotes high-performing team members on the basis of merit. We pride ourselves on an environment that calls for people who are fun-loving, have a great sense of humor, have pride in what they do, and strive to build our community.

As a Birthday Assistant with NY Kids Club, you will:

Participate in our birthday parties, PJ parties, and other special eventsCreate high-energy experiences in a creative and thematic settingFacilitate children’s activities, serve food and ensure that all transitions run smoothly, with the help of an enthusiastic teamFollow all COVID-19 safety protocol (training included)Desired Skills + Qualifications:

Full of personalityHigh level of professionalismWell-spoken and comfortable speaking with parents and caregiversAbility to improve with children, parents, and team membersEvent hosting experienceTheatrical or Educational experience a plusOur Part-time Birthday Party Team Members are expected to work Friday afternoons through Sunday Evenings with the opportunity to work throughout the week.


Flexible workload based on availabilityOn-the-job training and ongoing professional developmentCareer advancement opportunitiesReduced gym-cost membershipAccess to preferred seating and special offers for top shows, attractions, theme parks, sporting events, movie tickets, hotels and much more through Plum BenefitsCommuter benefits through TransitChekCompany-wide events and team bonding activitiesEnergetic and collaborative team environment

Health and Safety at NY Kids Club:

All adults (team members, caregivers, and visitors) are required to provide proof of COVID-19 Vaccination to enter our centersIndividuals awaiting results of a COVID-19 test due to potential symptoms or contact with a positive COVID-19 case are required to stay homeHand-washing is required upon arrival and throughout participation in programs.Physical distancing will be utilized during instruction whenever possibleFace coverings are required by adults (team members, caregivers, and visitors) and children (ages 2 and above) in the center at all timesAll team members and families must follow current travel guidelines. A negative COVID-19 test is required to return to the center after travelClassroom "pods" will be maintained as much as possibleThe daily schedule is planned with safe and effective transitions for each group to travel from their classroom to the gym/bathroomsAll team members help to ensure that each room/space is effectively cleaned between each group and throughout the day. Daily sign-offs are required to timestamp and confirm that the cleaning assignments are carried outAll team members, students, participating adults, and visitors are required to complete a health check before entering our centersPhysical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that are to be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear and taste or smell. The employee is frequently required to walk. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

The statements in this job description are intended to describe the essential nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be ALL responsibilities or qualifications of the job.

At NY Kids Club & NY Preschool, we strive to be an inclusive and diverse community where all team members work in an environment that is accepting of everyone. We celebrate our differences and lead with kindness and respect. As an equal opportunity employer, we prohibit any unlawful discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, military or veteran status, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or genetic information. These are our guiding principles that apply to all terms of employment, including promotions, transfers, leave of absence, compensation, and training.

The NY Kids Club complies with all requirements set forth by the Americans with Disabilities Act, City, State, and Federal law. If you require any accommodation in the completion of this application, please reach out to the Talent Department.

Job Type: Permanent
Location: Chicago/Lincoln Park