Job Description

Come work at a place where you have a direct impact on the quality of life for Kent residents, business owners and visitors alike!




(4 positions available)


Hours: 12-25 hours per week (depending on days worked) 

Tuesday-Thursday- 4:30pm-9pm 

Fridays -4:30pm-9:45pm

Saturday -5:30pm-9:45pm


Hourly rate: $14.19 - 16.19 per hour depending on experience


These positions are open until filled.


Duties: Under the direction of the Youth and Teen Manager and Program Coordinator, Teen Recreation Leaders/Gym Supervisors help lead and oversee various programs that run within the Kent Parks Community Center Late Night program for teens.  Late night consists of 100-150 teens daily, 7th grade - 12th grade and 5-6 staff members.


Activities to be supervised include: full-court basketball, soccer, breakdancing, music studio production, various game room activities and special events. 


Minimum Qualifications:  Must be at least 21 years of age.  Applicants are subject to a position-related background check.


Preferred Qualifications:  One (1) year or more of experience working with teens in recreation, teaching or community center environment; knowledge of age appropriate athletic and social activities, crafts and other large group activities for teens between 7th grade - 12th grade; ability to live by Kent Parks mission of "Dedicated to Enriching Lives" and demonstrate the following characteristics: responsible, respectful, honest, energetic, passionate, flexible, original, creative, dependable, thoughtful.


The City of Kent is an Equal Opportunity Employer.