Our Summer 2017 Staff

The application for Summer Day Camp 2018 is now open! Apply NOW! 

    Hiring Requirements

    New Applicants 

    There are TWO applications we require to be considered for employment:

    • Step 1: Kidspirit application - This application is a more in-depth application. Our hiring staff considers this information most important when reviewing applicants. Takes approximately 25-30 minutes to complete thoroughly. 
    • Step 2: Apply OSU Job Site - The OSU application is short and simple only asking for basic information and a resume. Takes approximately 5 minutes to complete. 
      • Click Student Employee Search for KdSprt Sum Day Camp posting# P03116SE

    *For out of state applicants, online orientation and skype interviews are available. Please indicate out of state status by selecting the out of state orientation on your application. 

    Application Process 

    There are five required steps to the application process at KidSpirit

    • Step 1: Kidspirit application 
    • Step 2: OSU Job Site
    • Step 3: Attend an orientation
    • Step 4: Attend a practical interview (scheduled at orientation)
    • Step 5: Attend a formal interview (scheduled at orientation)

    *Please send us an email if you are unable to attend the listed orientation dates and we will work with your schedule. 


    Do you have intern or practicum hours that you need to fill for a class? We have many opportunities available! At KidSpirit you will be able to participate in a dynamic and exciting work environment. Click here to submit an application! Contact KidSpirit at 541.737.5437

    In order to participate in a KidSpirit Internship, there are two primary steps:

    1.  Contact your advisor to apply and register for the internship class that is associated with your program.
    2.  Once you have registered with your advisor, visit our registration page to compelete your application.

    Current KidSpirit Staff and CIT applicants

    If you are currently on KidSpirit Staff you only need to apply on Ideal-logic 

    *If you have not worked since last summer, you will need to apply through both applications. 


    All KidSpirit staff must be First Aid/CPR and Belay certified.

    • If hired, staff will not be required to be certified until two weeks before camp begins. KidSpirit will be offering a group CPR/First Aid certification course at Dixon Recreational Center for anyone who needs to be certified. Details will be released after hiring is complete.
    • Belay Certification (for rock climbing) through Dixon Recreational Center. The certification is free to OSU students and a cost of $10 for non-OSU students. All certifications must be done through Dixon. KidSpirit cannot accept Belay Certifications from other facilities or universities.
    • Anyone interested in working with the KidSpirit cooking programs needs to have an Oregon Food Handler's Permit.

    Pay Scale

    Experience is defined as skills, knowledge, and/or work in a school, classroom, camp, or instructional setting. Experience is calculated on full-time work at 40 hours/week.

    Listed rates take effect July 1, 2017

    **Starting rates according to Oregon government minimum wage.