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!


(3 Positions Available)

Cover letter and resume must be attached with application.

Hours: 9-10 hours per week

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday

3:30 pm-until 5:00 pm

Wednesday - 12:45 pm-3:15 pm, 1 pm-3:30 pm, 1:35 pm-3:55 pm depending on school

Program runs September 18, 2023 - May 24, 2024

Hourly rate: $19.25 per hour

These positions are open until filled.

Duties:   Under the direction of the Youth and Teen Manager and Program Coordinator, After School Energy Supervisors organize and lead daily activities for children in grade K-5th. After School Energy consists of approximately 20-30 participants and 2 youth leaders.  Duties include, but are not limited to, assisting in the development and implementation of the weekly activity schedule; leading daily activities; developing positive supportive relationships with participants, parents and other department staff; preparing reports in support of assigned programs and assisting in the preparation of information/ promotional materials.  Activities include homework assistance, arts and crafts, group games/ competitions, sports, and songs. 

Minimum Qualifications:  Must be at least 18 years of age; Applicants are subject to a position-relevant background check. 

Preferred Qualifications:  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, crafts and other large group activities for children between 6-12 years old; experience in supervising staff, 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.

Temporary employees with the City of Kent do not receive insurance or time off benefits outside of those which are legally mandated. In certain instances, temporary employees may be eligible for retirement benefits through the State of Washington’s Department of Retirement Systems.

The City of Kent is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Application Instructions

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