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Camp Capitola Leader

  2019-04-19     City of Capitola     420 Capitola Ave., Capitola     $13.89 to $16.08 hour  


The Capitola Recreation Department is currently accepting applications for the position of Camp Capitola Leader for our summer day camp, for kids ages 6-15. The Camp Leader is a Part-Time/Seasonal position from June through August, not to exceed 960 hours in a calendar year.


Under the supervision of the Camp Capitola Coordinator, the Camp Leader will act as an instructor and activity leader for our children’s summer recreation program. Instructors will help design, organize, implement and supervise a variety of activities for kids ages 6-15, including outdoor games, sports, arts and crafts, drama productions, beach days, and special events.


  • • Any combination of education and/or background in recreational or educational programs for children
  • • Experience working in direct supervision of children and/or experience working in a camp setting
  • • Ability to enthusiastically lead children’s activities
  • • Ability to communicate effectively with children, parents and other staff
  • • Ability to understand and carry out oral and written directions
  • • Ability to perform effectively in situations requiring disciplinary or emergency action
  • • Ability to follow the program guidelines and perform to standard
  • • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • • All applicants must be fingerprinted
  • • Proof of negative tuberculosis test or clear chest X-ray must be presented within 14 days of hire - No exceptions.


  • • Current Basic First Aid and C.P.R. certification or ability to obtain
  • • Ability to be versatile, flexible, friendly, cooperative, and willing to learn new skills
  • • Training or experience in working with children with special needs

Capitola Recreation 4400 Jade St Capitola, California 95010 Telephone: (831) 475-5935 FAX: (831) 464-8659 Website:


The program is held Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. and runs from mid-June through mid-August. There are also Extended Care hours: mornings 7:30-9 a.m., and afternoons, 4:30-6 pm, which you may need to cover or help cover. Staff training is June 10th to the 14th and clean-up/inventory days at the conclusion of the program.


Applications can be submitted to Nikki Bryant LeBlond at or the Recreation Department at the City of Capitola, 4400 Jade St, Capitola CA 95010. Please include resume, application, supplemental questions and any copies of certifications. An application may be obtained by going to the City’s website at


What experience do you have working with children, designing and leading activities?

Please tell us about any special skills you have that relate to our program offerings.


If you have been selected for an interview for the position, you will be notified as soon as possible.

Do not contact this company in solicitation of any product or service.

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