Job Description

Come work at a place where you have a direct impact on the quality of life for Kent residents, business owners and visitors alike!

Adaptive Recreation Day Camp Counselor

(1 Position Available)

40 hours per week

Camp runs from June 28- August 13, 2021

Mandatory Training Dates: June 24, 25

Mandatory Parent Night: June 25, 2021


Interviews: Interviews ongoing starting April 19, 2021


Hourly Rate: $14.19 per hour

Duties:   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 5 campers and 1-2 staff members.  Activities include arts and crafts, games and sports, swimming, STEAM projects, and a weekly fieldtrip.

Minimum Qualifications: 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.

Preferred Qualifications:  1 year or more of experience working with children with and without disabilities in a fast pace and high energy 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.

Please attach resume and cover letter to application

The City of Kent is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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