Children's Party Assistant

Children's Party Assistant at Battersea Park Children’s Zoo

We are looking for enthusiastic, energetic, and friendly candidates to join our team. 

Main Responsibilities

  • To assist with the setting up and clearing up before and after the parties.
  • To interact and help to supervise the children throughout the party.
  • To provide a high quality courteous, efficient, and helpful service to visiting party guests and the host family.
  • To ensure all children are safely collected by their adult.
  • The balance of payment for the party is correct and paid for after the party and all presents handed over to the host family.

Further Information

 - Parties are mostly held on weekends with occasional parties on Wednesday and Friday afternoons; all are during term time only.

-  On weekends there can be either one or two parties per day and on Wednesdays and Fridays there is only ever one party, and it is in the afternoon.

- The hours are: 9-5pm, 9-1pm or 1-5pm dependent on the time and number of parties booked.

 - Candidates should be aware that parties are fast paced and full on from beginning to end; they start with a tour, followed by an animal encounter, craft activity and birthday tea.

- A knowledge of animals is desirable however notes and training will be given.

 - Candidates must be over 18yrs.

Essential Requirements

Politeness, patience, and the ability to comfortably converse with both children and adults.

Must be able to work well as part of a team.

Desirable Requirements

Previous experience in working with children is desirable but not essential.

If you are interested in this role, please email hr@chestnutcentre.co.uk for an application form.