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!


5 hours per week

Tuesday and Thursday  3pm-5:30pm

Program runs September 21, 2021 - May 26, 2022

Three (3) positions available


$16.00-20.00 per hour depending on experience

Open:        July 23, 2023

Closes       When filled


Under the direction of the Youth and Teen Manager and Program Coordinator, Recreation Leaders plan, organize and lead daily activities for middle school age students.  After school programs consist of approximately 20-30 participants and 3 staff members.  Ideal candidates would be knowledgeable in teaching soccer skills, coaching teens in game play and/or cooking.  Must work well with teens in a fast-paced environment.

Minimum Qualifications: 

Must be at least 17 years of age.  Applicants are subject to a position-relevant background check.

Preferred Qualifications: 

One (1) year or more of experience working with youth and teens in recreation, teaching or day camp environment; knowledge of activities for ages 11-14 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.

The City of Kent is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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