Associated Recreation Council, Seattle

Summer Geocaching Camp Lead Instructor

The Summer Geocaching Camp Lead Instructor will lead a group of youth between the ages of 5-12 in a summer day camp environment that is designed with exciting Geo finds and amazing outdoor trails filled with adventures. 

Location: Montlake Community Center

Schedule: Monday – Friday 20-40 hours per week; mandatory pre-camp training and orientation will be offered. Hours are dependent upon sufficient program participants and program schedule.

Start date: June 18, 2018

End date: August 31, 2018

Pay range:  $18 - 22 per hour DOE 

Basic duties:

  • Plan, Implement and lead participants through the geocaching program and other recreational activities
  • Ability to use GPS and compasses
  • Knowledge of map reading and outdoor safety
  • Ability to work with staff to ensure the care and safety of participants at all times
  • Coordinate the development and implementation of program activities
  • Design and publish weekly activity calendars
  • Maintain positive relationships with families, staff, and the general public
  • Complete required administrative reports, such as attendance and activity logs, accident/incident reports, and evaluations


  • Must be at least 20 years of age
  • At least two years experience planning and supervising recreational programs and/or educational activities for children
  • Good written and verbal skills
  • Computer experience with Word and Excel
  • Current First Aid/CPR certification – or willing to go through the training
  • Must pass a criminal background check, valid WA state driver’s license
  • Successful candidate must be available for training prior to start date

This is a non-benefited summer position. 

Please apply with your cover letter and resume.

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.