Hiring Schedule

  • Summer 2021 - NOW OPEN!
    • Summer Camp dates are June 21st - September 3rd, 2021

    • We will be hiring Head & Assistant Instructors for Archery, Gymnastics and Summer Day Camp! We will also be hiring for Office Staff.

    • Staff must be available for the following mandatory training dates:

      • Sunday, May 23rd, 2021: 11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

      • Sunday June 6th, 2021: 11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

      • Sunday June 13th, 2021: 11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

      • Friday, June 18th, 2021: 3:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

  • Internship Applications - OPEN
    • Need internship/practicum hours? Talk to your advisor and then reach out to us to set up an interview!

  • Winter/Spring 2021 - CLOSED
    • Due to COVID-19 restrictions, we are no longer hiring for Winter and Spring term.

  • Fall 2021 - OPENING IN AUGUST 2021
    • We will be looking for applicants willing to work in-person and virtually during the school year for our fall camps and other programming! Hours range from 4 to 20 hours!

For information on how you can volunteer, please email or call the KidSpirit office. 

      Application Process 

      Below are the required steps to the application process at KidSpirit

      • Step 1: KidSpirit application - This application is more in-depth, and takes approximately 25-30 minutes to complete. Our hiring staff considers this information most important when reviewing applicants.
        • Part of this application requires Reference Letters. The link to this form can be found here: References Google Form
      • Step 2: OSU Job Site - The OSU application is short and simple only asking for basic information and a resume. This application takes approximately 5 minutes to complete.
        • Click Student Employee Search for KidSpirit
      • Step 3: Attend an interview (the hiring team will send an email to coordinate your interview date).
      • Step 4: Ensure your voicemail is set up and can accept calls! Keep an eye on your email as this is how we will notify you of hiring decisions.



      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! 

      There are two primary steps to participate in a KidSpirit Internship:

      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, Click here to submit your application! 




      Hiring Requirements

      Before applying, we want to make sure working at KidSpirit will be a good fit for you and KidSpirit! Please consider our requirements below before applying. 

      • Oregon State University requires KidSpirit staff to be current students. To clarify, you do NOT have to be a student at OSU specifically, just enrolled in high school, university, community college, etc. Are you going to be a student during the terms you are interested in working? 


      All KidSpirit staff must be First Aid & CPR, Introduction to Childcare Health & Safety (ICCHS), and Recognizing & Reporting Child Abuse & Neglect (RRCAN) before their first day of on the job. ​​​​​​ Information will be shared in the orientation during the interview process. 


      Pay Scale

      Rate ($)
      12.00 0-3 months
      12.00-12.10 3 months - 1 year
      12.10-12.20 1-2 years*
      12.20-12.30 2-3 years*
        *Experience or special level of responsibility/certification

      Listed rates take effect July 1, 2020

      **Starting rates according to Oregon government minimum wage.

      If you have questions, please contact KidSpirit at 541-737-5437, or shoot us an email at [email protected]