Associated Recreation Council, Seattle

Summer Specialty Camp LaCrosse Lead Instructor (Garfield)

The Summer Specialty Camp LaCrosse Lead Instructor at Garfield Community Center will lead a group of youth between the ages of 8-12 primarily in Lacrosse activities and drills but may be asked periodically to assist with other sports camps such as:  Tennis, Soccer, Baseball, Ultimate Frisbee.

Location: Garfield Community Center

Start date: June 25th, 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:  $19 - $20 per hour

Basic duties:

  • Plan, lead, implement and run age appropriate drills and games for the Lacrosse Sports Camp program, focusing on the fundamentals and good sportsmanship
  • 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 is inventoried and stored properly


  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • AA or AS in Early Childhood Education, Physical Education, or 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 mandatory training.  Preference is 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 weekly.