Senior Day Camp Leader


City of Maple Valley

Job Description:

The City of Maple Valley Parks & Recreation Department seeks to hire a Temporary Sr. Day Camp Leader for the 2022 Summer Season at beautiful Lake Wilderness Park. Under the direction of the Day Camp Manager, this position is responsible for assisting the Day Camp Manager with developing, supervising, and management of the Camp Wild summer day camp program and associated staff.

Among other job responsibilities, this position will:
• Supervise and lead children ages 6-11 through day camp activities such as games, sports, arts & crafts, songs, dance and drama
• Assist with programming and day to day coordinating of day camp activities
• Purchase supplies needed for recreation programs using proper City purchasing policies
• In absence of the Day Camp Manager, fulfills the duties of that position
• Maintain a safe environment for all staff, campers and visitors
• Communicate with appropriate authorities in emergency situations
• Provide direction to staff as needed and leads by example
• Assist the Day Camp Manager in maintaining all charts and reports
• Assist the Day Camp Manager in preparing work schedules
• Maintains records including timesheets, weekly attendance reports, volunteer registrations, camper records and accident reports etc.

Education, Experience & Special Requirements:
(Please see job description for a complete list)
• Must be a minimum of 18 years of age
• Current First Aid/CPR certifications required
• High School Diploma or equivalent
• Minimum of one year of experience working at a day camp program in a leadership capacity
• Experience in leading children in one or more of the following areas: recreational games, arts, crafts, music, drama and sports
• Work special events on July 4th and Kids Festival
• Available to work a flexible schedule including weekdays, evenings, weekends and split shifts

The work hours for this position can vary from week to week and will involve weekdays, evenings, weekends, holiday hours and, at times, may require a split shift. The schedule will be sporadic, depending on seasonal needs but will be less than 5 months per year. This position is FLSA non-exempt and is eligible for overtime compensation. $16.49 – $18.00 per hour, DOE.

A City of Maple Valley Application for Employment must be submitted. Applications may be submitted through the website with the link below. If you require an application and full job description to be sent to you, please email Position open until filled. First review of applications will be on March 15, 2022.

The City of Maple Valley is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to creating a diverse environment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment.





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