Summer Day Camp Counselor
Overall Job Objective
|Job Title:||Summer Day Camp Counselor|
|Location:||220 4th Ave. S., Kent, Washington|
Camp WALKAPALA Day Camp Counselors
(8 Positions Available)
Hours: 40 hours per week; program runs from June 26, 2019 through August 16, 2018
Mandatory Training Dates: June 21, 24 and 25
Mandatory Parent Night: June 25
Salary: $12.50 per hour
Preference will go to individuals whose applications are submitted by April 19, 2019.
Interviews for this position are scheduled for Saturday, April 27, 2019 (must be available to interview in person).
**Requirements include attaching a cover letter, resume and three personal and/or work references. Uploading your resume to auto-fill portions of the application does not automatically attach it to your application. Incomplete applications will not be considered for this position. Please note that you cannot attach documents to your application after it has been submitted. If you have any questions or concerns regarding your online application, please call our office at (253) 856-5270 and we will do our best to assist you.**
|Essential Duties and Responsibilities:|
Under the direction of the Adaptive and Youth/Teen Manager and Program Coordinator, plan and lead daily activities for children ages 6 - 12. Camp consists of approximately 100 campers and 12 staff members. Activities include arts and crafts, games and sports, swimming, songs, drama, inclusive camp activities with adaptive recreation, and field trips.
|Education, Experience and Other Requirements:|
Must be at least 16 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.
One (1) year or more of experience working with children with or 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.
The City of Kent is an equal opportunity employer.