Employment Opportunities at Corolla Light

Corolla Light Resort offers various seasonal positions for the summer season. These jobs typically run from Memorial Day to Labor Day, and include certified life guard, pool attendant (non-certified guard), trolley driver, sports center front desk staff, and gift shop attendant. If you are interested in applying, or learning more about these jobs, please fill out an application and contact Rachel by phone or email: 252-453-4565 or Rachel@corolla-light.com

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Corolla Light also offers an activity internship to five qualified students every summer. Activity interns are responsible for creating, promoting, organizing, and facilitating activities and events at Corolla Light Resort. In addition, many opportunities are available to learn all about the hospitality and recreation industry and what it takes to operate an award winning resort.

Internship Responsibilities

  • Promote activities to owners and guests at Corolla Light Resort.
  • Motivate guests to have fun.
  • Monitor activities for fairness.
  • Maintain bulletin boards with activity schedules.
  • Obtain sponsorships and activity prizes from local businesses.
  • Fill out daily log sheets regarding activities and number of participants.
  • Collect fees for those activities that require it and maintain cash flow.
  • Develop new activities.
  • Implement and lead activities on the resort.
  • Responsible for knowing general information concerning Corolla Light Resort and the local area.
  • Attend weekly staff meetings.
  • Compile a weekly report and letter to the General Manager and Corolla Light Resort Board of Directors.
  • Maintain the activity supply inventory and notify the supervisor when supplies are running low.
  • Work with other interns to create and maintain a positive working environment.
  • Work with other Corolla Light Resort staff to create and maintain a positive working environment.
  • Maintain a positive attitude to ensure the safety of our owners and guests.

Internship Requirements

  • Recreation, Tourism, Hospitality, Special Events majors (PREFERRED).
  • Prior experience working with children, guests, and activities (PREFERRED).
  • Must possess a strong work ethic.
  • Excellent verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to multi-task and coordinate large groups of people.
  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to work outdoors in moderate heat and humidity.
  • Outgoing and positive personality.
  • Must have to complete internship for college credits or hours
  • To be able to stay through Labor Day ( Preferred)