Walt Disney World’s Cast Members

Working at Disney is so much more than a job. Disney is a calling to be part of something extraordinary, something magical, something incredibly unique. Those who work for Disney share a commitment to deliver imaginative and memorable experiences.

Enjoy the Magic

Because our employees and cast members are at the heart of everything we do, Disney offers a competitive total rewards package that includes pay, health and savings benefits, time-off programs, educational opportunities and more.

Compensation

Disney offers a competitive total rewards package that includes pay, health and savings benefits, time-off programs, educational opportunities and more.

Paid Time Off

Vacation and sick leave are available for full-time positions. Vacation and personal holidays are accrued based on length of service, position and hours worked.

Exclusive Discounts

Discounts are available at select hotels, dining, merchandise and recreation locations such as Disney Cruise Line or Adventures by Disney.

Park Admission

Complimentary theme park admission for full-time and part-time positions after two weeks of employment.

Weekly Pay

Employees are paid on a weekly basis. Direct Deposit is an available option.

Retirement Programs

Retirement plans may be available for full-time and part-time positions.

Flexibility at Disney

Flexibility at Disney is designed to fit our cast members’ professional and personal needs. They may work on-site, remote or a mix of the two. It is about providing a portfolio of options for a work arrangement that allows cast members to thrive.

Health Insurance

Affordable health insurance options, such as medical, dental and vision coverage, may be available for full-time positions. The Center for Living Well is an care center for cast members to see their doctor, lab, x-ray, and pharmacy in one location.

Childcare Options

Onsite and/or community-based, low-cost and backup childcare options are available to eligible U.S. cast members. The Learning Center, operated by The Central Florida YMCA, offers two on-site early learning centers for Cast Member children ages 0-12.

Tuition Assistance through Disney Aspire

A groundbreaking education investment program is available to all eligible US-based regular full-time and regular part-time hourly Disney cast members and employees at Walt Disney World Resort. With Disney Aspire, 100 percent of cast members’ tuition will be paid by the company up front.

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Cast-Exclusive Previews & Events

We bring cast members together to meet new friends and have fun together. Cast members are also the first to experience new attractions across the resort.

Wellness

Disney’s Be Well program offerings include personal health assessments, flu vaccinations, fitness programs, cast-exclusive events, an on-site gym, healthy food options, and more.

Building Community

Our more than 100 Business Employee Resource Groups (BERGs) are voluntary, employee-led groups formed around shared identity, interests, and pursuits.

Inclusion

At Disney Parks and Resorts, we have a deep commitment to making everyone who experiences Disney feel welcome.

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Ambassador Program

Our Disney Ambassadors foster an inclusive and diverse workplace, promote initiatives that inspire action, and impact the community through outreach efforts.

Disney VoluntEARs

Our cast members contribute thousands of hours of service each year, providing their unique skills and to positively impact their communities.

Training and Advancement

We offer career planning guidance and ways to explore new avenues through apprenticeship programs, certificate courses, mentorship and more.

Female adult wearing Mickey Mouse ear hat and holding a shadowbox with a name tag at Magic Kingdom Park.
Celebrating Each Other

We recognize employees for all they do through special pins, celebrations, and service and lifetime achievement awards and offer ways for them to recognize each other.