City of Kent seeks Adaptive Recreative Creative Arts Assistant

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

Adaptive Recreation Creative Arts Assistant

Hours:       Tuesday and Thursday

9:30am – Noon

5 hours per week

Program Runs September 13, 2022 – June 8, 2023


Salary:       $16.00 hour

Opens:        August 12, 2022

Closes:       When filled


Under the direction of the Adaptive and Youth/Teen Manager and Program Coordinator, assist Art’s instructor and help participants with a variety of weekly creative arts programs for participants ages 13 – 100 with developmental and/or physical disabilities.

Minimum Qualifications:

Must be at least 18 years of age. Applicants are subject to a position relevant background check.  Other requirements include three personal and/or work references.

Preferred Qualifications: 

One (1) year or more of experience working with youth and adults with and without disabilities in recreation, teaching or day camp environment; knowledge of age appropriate art activities for participants between 13-100 years old with developmental and/or physical disabilities; 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. Have basic arts and craft skills.

WORKING CONDITIONS: Work is performed in a community center/indoor facility with a large volume of customers, noisy environment. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.

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