Santa's Elves (fixed-term)

€11.50 hourly
  • Center Parcs Ltd
  • Ballymahon, County Longford, Ireland
  • 14/09/2023
Part time, Temporary Customer Service Entry Level Hospitality-Hotel

Job Description

Every year our villages fall under a captivating spell and transform into an enchanting Winter Wonderland. With twinkling lights, glittering decorations and Santa’s Woodland Workshop, the forest comes alive with the anticipation of Christmas.

SANTA’S ELVES | €11.50 per hour

Please note this is a fixed-term contract until 24 December 2023.

Becoming one of Santa’s Elves is a truly magical task. It’s not just about helping children feel at ease with the wonderful experience of seeing Santa, it’s about keeping the spirit of Christmas alive which means good will, fantastic customer service and always looking for an opportunity to make people smile.

The role is as diverse as it is magical, our Elves play a key role in delivering lots of seasonal activities, so you could be meeting and greeting in Santa’s Woodland Workshop, entertaining our guests with elfish antics in the Winter Wonderland Village, supporting with Santa’s Parade or helping deliver our Brunch with Santa experience.

Due to the sensitive nature of this role the successful applicant will be required to undergo Garda Vetting. This disclosure, together with other selection information, will need to be satisfactory to the Company for employment to commence. 


Please note this is a fixed-term contract until 24 December 2023.

We have various full and part-time contracts available with a variety of shift patterns. Flexibility will be required as our village is open 365 days of the year, so you may need to be able to work some evenings and weekends on a rota basis.

(Some contracts may be available until the end of February to support our Winter Forest Lights experience)


We're seeking individuals who love the festive season and can bring that joy and enthusiasm to our guests.

Essential requirements:

  • Excellent communication and ability to build rapport with both children and adults
  • Naturally cheerful, outgoing and enthusiastic
  • Energy and resilience
  • Ability to perform under pressure

Desirable requirements:

  • Previous experience in a similar role
  • Previous acting / entertainment experience


Center Parcs is a fantastic place to work and the benefits are as impressive as they are unique. Here are just a few:

  • Free day passes to bring your friends and family in to Center Parcs
  • Free use of our leisure facilities including free access for you to the Spa and reduced access for friends and family
  • 20% discount in our restaurant and retail outlets
  • Colleague Recognition and Reward Scheme – offering a choice of Center Parcs and High Street vouchers
  • Access to Perks at Work Portal - offering a wide range of retail and leisure discounts
  • An Employee Assistance Program - providing support on financial, health and legal matters
  • Excellent opportunities for career development and progression

If this sounds like your ideal job, then we’d love to see your application. 

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