Associated Recreation Council, Seattle

Summer Tween Camp Lead Counselor (Bitter Lake)

The Summer Tween Camp Lead Counselor For Bitter Lake Community Center will implement an engaging, exciting, and educational Tween Summer Day Camp program for kids ages 10-12 years old. Responsibilities include overseeing daily activities and field trips, potentially driving City van and transporting youth participants, as well as ensuring regular communication with parents about their teens and the program activities.


  • June 25 – August 31, 2018
  • Monday – Friday 8:00am-5:00pm; up to 40 hours per week
  • Mandatory pre-camp training will be offered in June

Our Tween Lead Counselors:

  • Provide program supervision and management, and mentoring of staff when Tween Camp Director is not on site 
  • Organize and lead programs and activities to teen youth such as: field trips, sports, movies and film, radio, media, leadership, cooking, social consciousness, and other special projects and events
  • Work with other staff to ensure the care and safety of participants at all times
  • Must be willing to complete training for certification in First Aid/CPR, Food Handlers Permit, HIV/AIDS blood-borne pathogens education


  • Must be 21 years of age or older
  • High School diploma/GED or transcripts of secondary education
  • At least 1+ years of experience working with tween/teen youth  
  • Experience with leading activities to children and supervisorial experience preferred
  • Able and willing to drive City van to transport youth participants 
  • Ability to commit to a full summer
  • Current First Aid, CPR, and Food Handlers Permit a plus
  • Must have valid WA driver's license and pass driving record check
  • Must pass criminal background check
  • Must provide proof of eligibility to work in the US and valid government issued ID
  • Must sign up for direct deposit with either checking or savings account or Payroll Paycard

This is a summer only, non-benefited position.

Position open until filled. Applications are reviewed as soon as it is received.