Kent Park and Recreation offers part-time and seasonal employment opportunities.
After-School Program Counselor: Kent Park and Recreation is accepting applications for After-School Program counselor to work at the program during the 2019-2020 school year, following the Kent Center School calendar. The successful candidate(s) will work with the ASP director, assisting with supervision and working with program youngsters (ages kindergarten through sixth grade) during homework time, snack, games, sports and arts and crafts activities, both indoors and outdoors. The program meets Monday through Friday, 3 to 5:30 p.m. at Kent Center School. Counselors work up to five days a week, and the schedule can be flexible. Counselors observe the ASP staff policies and procedures.
Applicants must be at least 16 years of age, have experience/interest working with youngsters, the ability to act as a role model and as part of a team. Applicants should complete a job application, provide one reference letter from a teacher or supervisor (non-relative) and may be asked to participate in an interview.
Job application form is available on the website under "Forms." Return application to Kent Park and Recreation, P.O. Box 678, Kent, CT 06757. Call 860-927-1003 to request application or for more information. EOE
Camp Kent Volunteer Counselor: Kent Park and Recreation anticipates accepting applications for volunteer counselors to assist at the 2019 summer camp program. Applicants must be Kent residents or former Camp Kent participants, age 14 or 15, and submit a job application form (available on website, under "Forms" ), one letter of reference and may be asked to participate in an interview. Applications should be returned to Kent Park and Recreation, P.O. Box 678, Kent, CT 06757 by May 4. Description of the volunteer counselor job is available under "Forms."
Lifeguards: Kent Park and Recreation is accepting application for certified lifeguards to work seasonal hours at Emery Park during the summer of 2019 for anticipated openings. Job application form is available on the website under "Forms." Please return completed application to Kent Park and Recreation, P.O. Box 678, Kent, CT 06757. Direct questions to Lesly Ferris, 860-927-1003 or email