Our Summer 2017 Staff

    Now interviewing for Summer 2019 staff for ALL Positions and Gymnastics Instructors ONLY for Spring 2019!

    Hiring Requirements

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

    • One of our major requirements is that you are able to work all summer from June 17th - August 31st. Although we do allow time off (2 weeks maximum), all staff must work the first session (June 17th- 28th) of camp. Will you be available to work these dates?
    • If hired, staff are required to attend ALL mandatory trainings below. Will you be able to attend each training? 
      1. Friday, May 17th from 4:30pm - 8:30pm
      2. Saturday, May 18th from 2:30pm - 7:30pm
      3. Friday, May 31st from 5:00pm - 9:00pm
      4. Saturday, June 1st from 1:30pm - 6:30pm
      5. Saturday, June 8th from 2:00pm - 7:00pm 
    • Oregon State University requires KidSpirit staff to be current students. Are you going to be a student either during the summer or in the fall?

    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

    • Step 1: Kidspirit application 
      • All applicants will complete an orientation video within the application
      • Applicants will select an interview slot within the application
    • Step 2: OSU Job Site
    • Step 3: Attend a Practical Interview
    • Step 4: Complete the Online Video Formal Interview 
      • Note: 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, 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.

    *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 McAlexander Rock Climbing Belay certified.

    • If hired, staff are required to be certified 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.
    • 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 training. 
    • 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.
    • 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