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!



(2 Positions Available)


Hours:  4 hours per week

Tuesday, 5pm - 9pm


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, Recreation Leaders help lead and supervise various programs that run within the Kent Parks Recreation Teen Center Late Night program. Activities include full-court basketball, soccer, breakdancing, music studio production, various game room activities, and more.  The Meridian Late night program serves 40-60 teen participants.  You will be working with 2 other staff members to supervise, mentor and/or run other programs. 


Minimum Qualifications: Must be at least 19 years of age; Applicants are subject to a position-relevant 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, helping with events and other large group activities for teens in 7th-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.