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!

Camp WALKAPALA Director

(1 position)

Hours: 40 hours per week; camp runs from June 28 - August 13, 2021

Salary: $18 - $20 per hour depending on experience

Duties: Under the direction of the Adaptive and Youth/Teen Manager and Program Coordinator, plan, supervise and prep for the next week of camp.  Duties include supervision of 8 camp counselors and 40 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.

Mandatory Training Dates:  June 24, 25, 2021

Mandatory Parent Night:      June 25, 2021

Minimum Qualifications:  Must be at least 21 years of age; minimum one (1) year 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 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, 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.

Please attach resume and cover letter to application

The City of Kent is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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