Camp WALKAPALA Co-Director
Overall Job Objective
|Job Title:||Camp WALKAPALA Co-Director|
|Salary:||$15.00 - $16.00 Hourly|
|Location:||220 4th Ave. S., Kent, Washington|
**A cover letter and resume must be attached to your online application in order for your application to be considered. If you experience technical difficulties, please call our office at (253) 856-5270 and we will do our best to assist you.**
Hours: 40 hours per week
Camp runs from July 3-August 18
Salary: $15.00-16.00 per hour, depending on experience
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, supervise and lead daily activities for children ages 6-12. Duties include supervision of 10 camp counselors, 8 teen counselors in training and 100 participants, assisting in the development and implementation of staff training; developing positive supportive relationships with participants, parents and other department staff; preparing information/promotional materials; maintaining and performing related duties as required.
|Education, Experience and Other Requirements:|
Must be at least 21 years of age; minimum one (1) year of supervisory experience; strong leadership and organizational skills; possess a valid CPR and Standard First Aid Card by start date; and have experience in working with children ages 6–12 with and without disabilities. 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 with and without disabilities in a recreation, teaching or day camp environment; knowledge of age-appropriate athletic and social activities, crafts and other large group activities for children between 6-12 years old; 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.