Associated Recreation Council, Seattle

Preschool Camp Assistant Instructor

The Summer Preschool Camp Assistant Instructor at Golden Gardens will work with a group of preschoolers between the ages of 3-5 in specific age appropriate and fun activities that are planned and organized within the Summer Beach Explorers Program.

Location: Golden Gardens


  • Monday – Thursday; up to 16 hours per week; mandatory pre-camp training and orientation will be offered.
  • Hours are 9:15am - 1:15pm and dependent upon sufficient program participants and program schedule.

Start date: July 11, 2018 (program preparation)

End date: August 23, 2018

Pay range:  $15.50 per hour 

Basic duties:

  • Work with the Preschool Camp Lead Instructor or Director to implement age appropriate preschool activites and games
  • Maintain positive relationships with families, staff, and the general public
  • As needed, complete required administrative reports such as accident/incident reports
  • Ensure that the area is kept organized and orderly


  • Must be at least 19 years of age
  • AA or AS in Education, or related field preferred
  • At least one year experience working in recreational programs and/or educational activities for preschoolers
  • Current First Aid/CPR certification or willingness to get training in the summer or prior to the summer program
  • Must pass a WSP criminal background check, valid WA state driver’s license
  • Successful candidate must also be willing to attend a (paid) new hire orientation and training.  

This is a non-benefited summer position. 

To apply please submit a resume and cover letter.

This position is open to all candidates that meet the minimum qualifications.  ARC is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer and values diverse perspectives and life experiences.  Applicants will be considered regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, marital status, disability, religious or political affiliation, age, sexual orientation, or gender identity.  ARC encourages people of all backgrounds to apply, including people of color, immigrants, refugees, women, LGBTQ, people with disabilities, veterans, and those with diverse life experiences.

Position opened until filled. Applications are reviewed weekly.