Associated Recreation Council, Seattle

Summer Specialty Sports Camp Counselor (Garfield)

Our Summer Specialty Sports Camp Counselors work at Garfield Community Center with children between the ages of 5-12 in a specific sport camp.  Sports offered are: Flag Football, Soccer, Baseball, Tennis, Ultimate Frisbee, Lacrosse.

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
  • Mandatory pre-camp training and orientation will be offered
  • You may be asked to work at other sites as necessary

Pay Rate: $15.50 per hour

Basic duties:

  • Implement age appropriate drills and games for your designated sport, focusing on the fundamentals and good sportsmanship. The drills and games will be planned for you in advance.
  • Maintain positive relationships with families, staff, and the general public
  • Complete required administrative reports, such as accident/incident reports, hot sheets, and evaluations
  • Ensure that equipment is inventoried and stored properly


  • Preffered candidate to be at least 19 years of age
  • Obtaining a degree in Early Childhood Education, Physical Education, or related field preferred
  • At least two years experience working 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 weekly.