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!


(Multiple Positions Available)

Cover letter and resume must be attached with application.

Hours: 9-10 hours per week

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday

3:00 pm-until 5:00 pm

Wednesday- 2:45 pm-3:15 pm, 1 pm-3:30 pm, 1:35-3:55 pm depending on school

Program runs through May 24, 2024


Hourly rate: $17.25 per hour

These positions are open until filled.

Duties:   Under the direction of the Youth and Teen Manager and Program Coordinator, Youth Leaders plan, organize and lead daily activities for children grades K-5th.  After school programs consist of approximately 20-30 participants and 3 staff members.  Activities include arts and crafts, group games/ competitions, sports, and songs.

Minimum Qualifications: Must be at least 16 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 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.

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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