Birthday Party Assistant - Summit on the Park (Part-Time)

$13.00 hourly
  • Canton Township
  • 1150 South Canton Center Road, Canton, MI, USA
  • Oct 14, 2022
Part time Other

Job Description

The following at-will job posting will remain open until all positions are filled:


Summit on the Park


Pay Rate: $13.00 per hour


Friday evenings

Saturday afternoons

Sunday afternoons

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The Birthday Party Assistant is a part-time position responsible for the supervision and safety of children and other guests attending birthday parties at the Summit on the Park and/or other Township locations.

EXAMPLES OF WORK: (Note: These examples are intended merely as illustrations of the various types of work performed)

  • Assist with set-up, including but not limited to, decorating for the event with the designated theme material
  • Ability to supervise up to 15 children at a time; ages of children may range from 4 to 12 years of age
  • Responsible for positive and friendly interaction with children and adults
  • Responsible for creating an inviting, friendly and comfortable atmosphere for children and other participants and visitors
  • Assist host/hostess with children's games and other group activities with an enthusiastic attitude
  • Assist with party preparations and other requests, including but not limited to, cutting cake, serving refreshments and filling helium balloons
  • Ensure a safe environment for all participants and visitors
  • Enforce all birthday party event policies as well as general building policies
  • Perform other assigned duties as required


  • Must be at least 16 years of age
  • Must be able to possess CPR (Adult and Infant) Certifications within 60 days of employment
  • Previous experience dealing with the public in a mature and responsible manner preferred
  • Previous experience working with children ages four to twelve years of age preferred
  • Must feel comfortable working with children ages four to twelve years of age
  • Ability to clearly communicate procedures, problems, and policies with fellow employees and the public in a tactful and courteous manner
  • Ability to compassionately and effectively supervise children ranging from four to twelve years of age
  • Strong organizational skills required
  • Ability to deal tactfully with the public and establish effective working relationships with other employees
  • Must be willing to conform to department uniform policy
  • Ability to work a wide variety of shifts including afternoons, evenings, weekends and holidays
  • This is an "At-Will" position: Work assignments and hours are scheduled based on availability, division requirements and within the confines of the budget. Schedules and work hours are not guaranteed and are subject to change at any time due to division needs, budgeting constraints and staff availability


Reasonable Accommodations: Canton Township provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please contact the ADA Coordinator at (734) 394-5260. We encourage all interested qualified applicants to apply for open positions. Request for accommodations will be reviewed case-by-case.

  • Stand - Frequently
  • Walk - Frequently
  • Sit - Occasionally
  • Use of Hands/Fingers - Frequently
  • Reach - Occasionally
  • Climb - Rarely
  • Crawl - Rarely
  • Squat/Kneel - Occasionally
  • Bend - Frequently


  • Less than 10 lbs - Frequently
  • 10-29 lbs - Frequently
  • 30-59 lbs - Rarely
  • 60-100 lbs - Rarely


  • Less than 10 lbs - Frequently
  • 10-29 lbs - Frequently
  • 30-59 lbs - Rarely
  • 60-100 lbs - Rarely

Reports To: Facility Specialist

Job Description Updated: April 30, 2012

Posting information: Birthday Party Assistant (Part-Time)

  • This is a part-time job opportunity. An employee in this position can work up to 29 hours per week year-round. Work hours, however, will be solely determined based on workload and availability.
  • This is an at-will position. Hours are limited and will vary based on the operational needs of the department. Employees in this position are not full-time and will be classified as part-time employees.
  • All candidates will be notified VIA EMAIL of the disposition of the employment application.
  • Being hired to fill a vacant position will require reference checking, background information, working history verification, physical exam, drug screen, and new hire orientation.
  • Must meet the minimum requirements of the position to be considered.
  • This is an external posting open to all applicants. A completed application must be submitted to be considered for this position. Applications not completed in their entirety will not be considered.
  • Create an account to apply online or pick up a paper application in the Human Resources Department.

The Charter Township of Canton provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) and is committed to a workplace free of discrimination and harassment based on race, color, religion, age, gender, sex, pregnancy, national origin, disability, height, weight, gender identity, marital status, military status, sexual orientation, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. Canton Township takes great pride in the diversity of our community and promotes diversity in the workforce.