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 Counselors

(2 Positions Available)

Hours: 40 hours per week

Camp runs from June 21 - August 12, 2022

Interviews: Saturday, April 23 and/or 30, 2022 (must be available to interview in person)                             


Hourly Rate: $16.00 - $17.00 per hour, depending on experience

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, songs, drama and fieldtrips.

Mandatory Training Dates:  June 21 - June 22, 2022

Mandatory Parent Night:     June 22, 2022

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:  One (1) year or more of experience working with children with and without disabilities 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.

The City of Kent is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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