Adaptive Recreation Day Camp Counselor
Overall Job Objective
|Job Title:||Adaptive Recreation Day Camp Counselor|
|Location:||220 4th Ave. S., Kent, Washington|
Please attach a cover letter and resume to your online application. You can attach documents in the 'Attachments' section of your application. You must attach documents prior to submitting your application. If you need technical assistance, or if you have questions, please contact our office between the hours of 8:00 AM- 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday, at (253) 856-5270.
Hours: 35 - 40 hours per week
Camp runs from July 3-August 18
Interviews: Saturday, April 29, 2017 (must be available to interview in person)
Salary: $11.50 per hour
Mandatory Training Dates: June 28-30, 2017
Mandatory Parent Night: June 30, 2017
|Essential Duties and Responsibilities:|
Under the direction of the Adaptive and Youth/Teen Manager and Program Coordinator, plan and lead daily activities for children ages 6–12 with developmental and/or physical disabilities. Camp consists of a maximum of 8 campers and 1-2 staff members. Activities include arts and crafts, nature-oriented activities, games and sports, swimming, songs, drama and field trips.
|Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:|
|Education, Experience and Other Requirements:|
Must be at least 18 years of age; possess a valid CPR and Standard First Aid Card by start date. Applicants are subject to Washington State background check. Other requirements include three personal and/or work references.
One (1) year or more of experience working with children in recreation, teaching or day camp environment; knowledge of age-appropriate athletic and social activities for children between 6-12 years old with developmental and/or physical disabilities; ability to live by Kent Parks mission of "Dedicated to Enriching Lives" and demonstrate the following characteristics: responsible, respectful, honest, energetic, passionate, flexible, original, creative, dependable, thoughtful.