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After School Day Camp Leader

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Start Date: 
Monday, November 13, 2017
Parks & Recreation Department
$11.00 - $12.50/hour
Job Description: 

EMPLOYMENT STATUS:      Seasonal, Part-Time

SALARY RANGE:                $11.00 - $12.50/hour

OPENS:                 November 13, 2017

CLOSES:                 When Filled


*NOTE: This position is during the time frame of the months of September through June, ranging from 12 to 15 hours per week.* 



Under the direction of the Recreation Coordinator, the After School Day Camp Leader will supervise, plan and lead daily recreational activities for up to 10 children, ages 5-12 attending afterschool program serving children from Twin Lakes, Mirror Lake and Sherwood Forest elementary schools. Program hours are from 3:15 pm to 6:15 pm, Monday through Friday. On “Early Release” days’ work hours will be from 1:30 pm to 6:15 pm. As a representative of the City of Federal Way Parks Department a STAFF shirt will be provided and must be worn during work hours.



  • Meet children at bus stop.
  • Supervise children’s activities including snack, reading, homework, crafts, swimming and gym games.
  • Communicate and work cooperatively with staff, parents and supervisor.
  • Enforce discipline policies and provide safety for the children at all times.
  • Render first aid in case of injury.
  • Write necessary accident/incident or other reports.
  • Attend required staff training and meetings.
  • Maintain professional image and positive attitude at all times.
  • Perform other tasks and duties as assigned.



  • Must be at least 16 years of age.
  • Educational background in recreation, education, or child development preferred.
  • Experience in planning, implementing and supervising recreational and/or educational activities for children.
  • Current First Aid, Child and Adult CPR cards required.
  • Ability to successfully pass a background check.
  • responsible for own transportation to and from various job sites.


TO APPLY:  Please complete a required City of Federal Way application form and attach resume and cover letter.  Applications available at City Hall, 33325 8th Avenue South, Federal Way, online at www.cityoffederalway.com, or by calling 253-835-2530. Successful candidates for this position will be subject to a background check pursuant to RCW 43.43.832.


The City of Federal way is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workplace. Applicants may request a copy of the City’s EEOP Utilization Report by contacting Human Resources at 253-835-2531. Any person requiring ADA accommodation should advise the City of the need. For telecommunications relay service for voice and text telephones call 7-1-1 or 1-800-833-6388/TTY or 1-800-833-6384/voice.