Job Description

Salary: $13.50 - $14.50 Hourly
Closing: Continuous
General Purpose


Camp WALKAPALA Day Camp Counselors
(8 Positions Available)

Hours:   40 hours per week; program runs from June 24, 2020 through August 14, 2020
Mandatory Training Dates:   June 20, 22 and 23
Mandatory Parent Night:   June 23
Salary:  $13.50-14.50 per hour

Preference will go to individuals whose applications are submitted by April 17, 2019.

Interview dates for this position have not been finalized yet.

Please attach cover letter and resume to application

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Under the direction of the Adaptive Recreation and Youth/Teen Manager, Program Coordinator and Camp Director, develop and lead high-energy, creative, interesting activities for children ages 6-12.  Camp consists of approximately 100 campers and 12 staff members. Activities include arts and crafts, STEAM projects, games and sports, swimming, songs, inclusive camp activities with adaptive recreation, and weekly field trips.

Education, Experience and Other Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:    

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.

Preferred Qualifications: 

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. 

Application Instructions

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