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2017 Summer Position Descriptions

DC's Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) Applications

Please note that while DPR employs a large amount of SYEP's every summer, DPR does not handle (nor accept) SYEP / DC Summer Youth Employment Program applications.  Please contact the Department of Employment Services (DOES) at (202) 698-3492, [email protected] or visit http://bit.ly/MBB_SYEP_2017Application for more information; or to apply for a DC SYEP job.  All SYEP inquiries should be directed to DOES/MMB-SYEP.

All summer jobs listed here are specific to DPR summer staff opportunities only.  
 


2017 DPR Summer Jobs

Thank you for your interest in applying for a 2017 summer job with the DC Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR)!!  

DPR's Human Resources Division opened the 2017 summer hiring application on Friday, January 27, 2017.

For each job type listed below (i.e. REC Camp, Little Explorers Camp, Aquatics, etc.) interested applicants should click on that positions specific "employment application" link.  Within that link, you may apply for the various position(s) offered within that specific camp or division.  Applicants must apply within the specific camp or division of interest.   Please note that Aqua Day Camp positions are located under Aquatics and are no longer classified under Camps/Aqua Day Camp.

If you would like to learn more about the position, including an example of duties, qualifications (such as education or experience required), the pay rate, start date and more, please click on the "PD (Position Description)" link.

For a comprehensive list of DPR's summer job applications, please visit DPR Summer Jobs on DCHR.


AQUATICS DIVISION

Position Application Link Position Description
Aqua Day Camp
    Counselor/WSI (ADC-C)
 ADC-C/WSI Application  ADC-C/WSI PD
Aqua Day Camp
     Facilitator (ADC-F)
 ADC-CF Application  ADC-CF PD
Aqua Day Camp Assistant
     Facilitator (ADC-AF)
 ADC-AF Application  ADC-AF PD
Assistant Pool Manager  Asst Pool Mgr Application  Asst Pool Mgr PD
Lifeguard  Lifeguard Application  Lifeguard PD
Customer Service
    Representative (CSR)
 CSR Application  CSR PD
Food and Beverage Manager 
    (F&BM)
 F&BM Application  F&BM PD
Concessionaire  Concessionaire Application  Concessionaire PD

 

SUMMER CAMPS DIVISION

  • CAMP PLAY DC
    • Description: Camp Play DC is a fun, interactive camp in which participants (ages 6 -10) can look forward to intense learning through play! Included are visits to the many new Play DC playground sites throughout the city, as well as a rigorous curriculum highlighting how play can serve to teach and improve social interaction. Come on and play!   
    • Position(s):
  • DISCOVERY CAMP
    • Description: Discovery Camp Facilitators will use a theme-based curriculum to help children get to know themselves and the world around them. Camp participants (ages 6 - 10) will participate in daily morning meetings, arts and crafts activities, explorations, Drop-Everything-And-Read (DEAR), games, sports, and choice activities.  
    • Position(s):
  • LITTLE EXPLORERS CAMP
    • Description: Little Explorers Camp Facilitators will use a theme-based curriculum, taught by experienced early childhood development staff, with a staff to child ratio of 1:4 to 1:5. Camp participants (ages 3 -  5) will participate in daily morning meetings, arts and crafts activities, explorations, Drop-Everything-And-Read (DEAR), games, sports, and choice activities.  
    • Position(s): 
  • REC CAMP
    • Description: Participants will get a diverse, hands-on learning experience in fitness, sports, the arts, and the environment. Learning experiences include fitness activities and facts, sports, nature walks, plays, and games. Camp participants (ages 6 - 13)  will develop and increase their peer social interactions.
    • Position(s): 
  • SPORTS CAMP
    • Description: Sport Camps are aligned to DPR’s mantra of “Move. Grow. Be Green.” Each day participants (ages 8 - 13) will participate in a variety of activities that will encourage and support movement, personal growth, and environmental stewardship. Participants will be taught basic to advanced sport-specific skills.
    • Position(s): 
  • SUMMER CAMP OFFICE
  • THERAPEUTIC RECREATION (TR) CAMP
  • VERANO SPANISH CAMP
    • Description: Verano Spanish Camp is a terrific way for campers (ages 3 - 5) to develop and reinforce Spanish language skills through music, stories, arts and crafts, and theatre. Led by a dynamic and creative staff, campers spend each day exploring – from one activity to the next – an experience that not only teaches, but also allows for lots of fun.
    • Position(s): 

ROVING LEADERS DIVISION


SUPPORT SERVICES DIVISION

 

Thank you for your interest in DPR!!!!
 



DPR Human Resources
Summer Hiring Division

1250 U Street, NW - 2nd floor
Washington, DC 20009
Phone: (202) 673-7603
Email: [email protected]