Our Summer 2017 Staff

    Now interviewing for School Year 2019-2020 staff for ALL Positions

    Hiring Requirements

    Before applying, we want to make sure working at KidSpirit during the 2019-2020 will be a good fit for you and KidSpirit! Please consider our requirements below before applying. 

    • If hired, staff are required to attend ALL mandatory trainings throughout the school year, listed below. Will you be able to attend each training? 
      • All Staff Training: Sunday, September 29 2019, 5:30pm-8:30pm
      • All Staff Training: Saturday, January 11 2020, 2:00pm-5:00pm
      • All Staff Training: Saturday, April 4, 2020, 2:00pm-5:00pm
      • Additional mandatory trainings for each position are scheduled for each term and more details will be shared during the hiring process
    • Oregon State University requires KidSpirit staff to be current students. Are you going to be a student during this upcoming school year

    New Applicants 

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

    • 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. Please complete the Summer 2019 application if you are applying for a summer position, and please complete the School Year 2018-2019 application if you are interested in being a gymnastics instructor this spring! 
    • 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 KidSpirit

    Application Process 

    Below are the required steps to the application process at KidSpirit


    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! 

    Current KidSpirit Staff Applicants

    If you are currently on KidSpirit staff, you only need to apply on Ideal-logic and for any new positions on the OSU Job Site


    All KidSpirit staff must be First Aid & CPR, Introduction to Childcare Health & Safety (ICCHS), Recognizing & Reporting Child Abuse & Neglect (RRCAN) and McAlexander Rock Climbing Belay certified.

    • If hired, staff are required to be certified before the term begins. Kidspirit works with CPR Works to offer CPR & First Aid Certifications for anyone who needs certification. Details will be released after hiring is complete. KidSpirit cannot accept online certifications. 
    • Introduction to Childcare Health & Safety (ICCHS) and Recognizing & Reporting Child Abuse & Neglect (RRCAN) trainings are offered online. Details will be released during the hiring process. If hired, staff are required to have trainings completed by the first day of the term. 
    • Rock climbing belay certification is offered through McAlexander Fieldhouse. The certification is free to OSU students and $5 for non-OSU students. All staff must be certified through McAlexander Fieldhouse. KidSpirit cannot accept Belay Certifications from other facilities or universities. Please contact the McAlexander Fieldhouse for certification times.
    • Anyone interested in working with the KidSpirit cooking programs must 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, 2018


    **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 kidspirit@oregonstate.edu