The City of Kalamazoo Parks and Recreation department is looking for dependable and responsible individuals to work at our summer camps. This is seasonal/temporary employment.

Salary

$9.45 hourly

Location

Parks and Recreation, 251 Mills St, Kalamazoo, Michigan

Department

Parks & Recreation

Examples of Duties
  • Provide oversight of youth participants and programming
  • Attend necessary meetings/trainings to enhance content delivery
  • Supervise activities on consistent basis
  • Instruct participants in daily programming
Essential Qualifications
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must possess valid driver license.
  • Must be available to work between June 11 and August 18.
  • Must have prior youth work experience
Acceptable Training and Experience
  • All training is provided. Prior experience working with youth or working towards a degree in a youth field is highly preferred.

How to Apply

Apply by Friday May 31, 2019.

Online

Fill out the application and questionnaire and either return to the Parks and Recreation Department at 251 Mills St, Kalamazoo, MI 49048 or email to kzooparks@kalamazoocity.org

In Person

City of Kalamazoo
Parks and Recreation Department
251 Mills St
Kalamazoo, MI  49048
Phone: 269-337-8191

Positions

The City of Kalamazoo invites applications for the following positions:

 

  • Staff works 8:30 a.m. – 5:15 p.m. or 8:45 am -5:30 pm Monday – Friday from mid-June to mid-August along with paid staff training during the first two weeks of June.
  • Performing Art instructors should be a flexible, caring individual who enjoys working with program participants ages 5-12.
  • Candidates can create and implement a 9-week lesson plan that supports performing arts and have a background/experience in acting, improv, music, and/or dance.
  • Staff works 8:30 a.m. – 5:15 p.m. or 8:45 am -5:30 pm Monday – Friday from mid-June to mid-August along with paid staff training during the first two weeks of June.
  • Art instructors should be a flexible, caring individual who enjoys working with program participants ages 5-12.
  • Candidates can create and implement a 9-week lesson plan that supports the Art’s & Craft position for hire. A background/experience in 2D, 3D, Clay, and painting are desired.
  • Staff works 8:30 a.m. – 5:15 p.m. or 8:45 am -5:30 pm Monday – Friday from mid-June to mid-August along with paid staff training during the first two weeks of June.
  • Sports & Games instructors should be a flexible, caring individual who enjoys working with program participants ages 5-12.
  • Candidates can create and implement a 9-week lesson plan that supports the healthy lifestyle, sportsmanship through fun and interactive games for 5-12-year-old. A background/experience in playing team sports or games are desired
  • Staff works 8:30 a.m. – 5:15 p.m. or 8:45 am -5:30 pm Monday – Friday from mid-June to mid-August along with paid staff training during the first two weeks of June.
  • Recreation Aide’s should be a flexible, caring individual who enjoys working with program participants ages 5-12.

Candidates role include

  • assisting Performing Art, Sports & Games, or Arts & Craft staff with their activities.
  • Lead pre-planned activities when another staff is absent
  • Assist at the sign in / sign out table
  • Supervise a small group of campers when on field trips
  • Staff work 7:15 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Monday – Friday from mid-June to mid-August along with paid staff training during the first two weeks of June.
  • Program takes place at Mayors Riverfront Park, and if needed, the opportunity to sub at one of our camp sites after early morning campers are taken to their site.
  • should be a flexible, caring individual who enjoys working with program participants ages 5-12.
  • Along with two other staff, supervise, interact, and ensure campers are checked in the morning and signed out to the appropriate staff.
  • Staff works 8:30 a.m. – 5:15 p.m. or 8:45 am -5:30 pm Monday – Friday from mid-June to mid-August along with paid staff training during the first two weeks of June.
  • Camp staff should be a flexible, team player, and a caring individual who enjoys working with program participants ages 5-12.
  • Guaranteed 37.5 – 40 hours per week and will coordinate their shifts with Summer Camp Assistant. Staff will be placed every day at a site based on where there is a need.  For example, a site is short a staff or an extra staff needed for a field trip.
  • Have reliable transportation to get to camp sites.
Phone: (269) 337-8191
Fax: (269) 552-6457
251 Mills Street
Kalamazoo, MI 49048