Youth Leader (Camp)

  • Accepting Applications Open Until Filled Parks, Recreation & Cultural Arts Seasonal
  • Anywhere
  • Posted 2 months ago





The City of Kettering’s Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts Department is recruiting to fill the position of Seasonal Youth Leader. This position directs daily activities for summer camps focusing on recreation, sports, nature and art.

Examples of Duties (Illustrative Only): 

  • The Recreation Camp Team youth leader helps campers have fun all summer long with swimming, field trips, games, activities, crafts and adventures.
  • The Sports Camp Team youth leader helps campers learn new sports skills, build on established skills and focus on teamwork by keeping campers moving during summer break.
  • The Environmental Camp Team youth leader helps campers learn about the earth, science, nature by exploring the great outdoors.
  • The Art Camp Team youth leader helps campers display their creativity as they work with a variety of media and create masterpieces all summer long.


Candidates must be at least 15 years of age with an enthusiastic attitude and the ability to work with children three years of age and older. Candidates must be creative, possess initiative and be assertive. Candidates must also be well organized and be able to plan and promote a wide variety of youth activities. Preference will be given to candidates with two years’ related work experience, as well as leadership experience and/or training. Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.


Pay range up to $9.25 per hour. Entry rate is contingent upon candidate’s related skills, knowledge and abilities. These seasonal positions work up to 40 hours per week for no more than 6 consecutive months.


Please visit for additional information and to download an application packet.  Recruitment open until filled.  Apply immediately via email to or by mail or fax to:

City of Kettering
Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts Department
3600 Shroyer Road

Kettering, Ohio 45429
Fax: 937-296-3371

Phone: 937-296-2454

Equal Opportunity Employer

Download Application:


To apply for this job email your details to

Close window