Associated Recreation Council, Seattle

Summer Specialty Camp Art Instructor (Garfield)

Our Summer Specialty Camp Art Instructor at Garfield Community Center works with children between the ages of 5-12 in a Art Camp teaching interesting art and crafts concepts to our youth.

Location: Garfield Community Center

Start Date: June 25, 2018

End Date: August 31, 2018


  • Monday – Friday up to 20-40 hours per week; mandatory pre-camp and orientation/training day will be offered.
  • Available shifts are between 8:00am – 6:00pm but could be am or pm depending on the program/schedule
  • You may be asked to work as a counselor in other camps including art, lego, science or sports camps
  • Mandatory pre-camp training and orientation will be offered

Pay Range: $18 - $20 per hour

Basic duties:

  • Plan, lead and implement age appropriate science projects and experiments focusing on concepts that are fun and exciting
  • Maintain positive relationships with families, staff, and the general public
  • Prepare a weekly calendar of activities
  • Complete required administrative reports, such as attendance and activity logs, accident/incident reports, hot sheets, and evaluations
  • Prepare and manage a budget for your program
  • Ensure that equipment and supplies are cleaned and stored properly


  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • AA or AS in Teaching, Art related field preferred
  • At least two years experience planning and supervising recreational programs and/or educational activities for children
  • Well versed in Microsoft Office
  • Current First Aid/CPR certification or willingness to get trained before summer
  • 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 preference given to applicants available for the majority of the summer

This is a non-benefited summer position. 

Please apply with 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 as soon as it is received.