Our Summer 2017 Staff

    Hiring Requirements

    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. 
    • 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. 
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    Application Process 

    There are three required steps to the application process at KidSpirit

    • Step 1: Kidspirit application 
    • Step 2: OSU Job Site
    • Step 3: Attend a formal interview
      • We will call you to arrange an interview - please ensure your voicemail is set up and can accept calls!


    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, visit our registration page to compelete your application.

    Current KidSpirit Staff Applicants

    If you are currently on KidSpirit staff, you only need to apply on Ideal-logic.

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


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

    • If hired, staff are not required to be certified until two weeks before the term begins. Kidspirit offers a group CPR/First Aid certification course through CPR Works for anyone who needs certification. Details will be released after hiring is complete.
    • Rock climbing belay certification is offered through Dixon Recreation Center. The certification is free to OSU students and $11 for non-OSU students. All staff must be certified through Dixon. KidSpirit cannot accept Belay Certifications from other facilities or universities.
    • 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