Our Summer 2017 Staff

The application for Summer Day Camp 2018 will open soon! If you would like to know more about becoming a CIT or other volunteer position contact us today!


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.

Hiring Requirements

New Applicants and Returning Staff

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 posting# P01525SE

*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. 

Current KidSpirit Staff and CIT applicants

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


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

Rate ($)           Experience

10.25                0-3 months**

10.25-10.35     3 months - 1 year

10.35-10.45     1-2 years

10.45-10.55     2-3 years

10.55 & up       3+ years 

*Experience or special level of responsibility/certification

**Starting rates according to Oregon government minimum wage.