Now Hiring: Summer Camp Assistant

May 22, 2021

Summer Camp Assistant 

Illumination Learning Studio is a cultural, performing and fine arts academy with two locations in Ballard and Phinney Ridge.  We provide an inclusive learning environment where students engage in stimulating lesson plans, projects, games and structured curriculum.  Our teachers are specialized in the arts and early childhood education. 

We are looking for a Summer Camp Assistant to join our team! In this role, you will be responsible for a group of campers during our summer camp weeks. Our camp lead will help manage your daily schedule and activities. You will help in coordinating daily health checks, safety protocols, morning/afternoon activities, walking group, outdoor activities, and camper drop-off/pick-up.

Reports To:
Program Director with a direct line to the Camp Lead 

Position Summary and Responsibilities

  • Assist in running daily schedule and activities
  • Participate in activities with students
  • Maintain safety of students in and out of studio
  • Greet parents and students arriving to and from camps
  • Maintain organization and cleanliness of studio
  • Encourage the learning and positive behavior of students

Education and Skills Required

  • Prior experience in education and care of elementary aged students
  • Have passion for high-quality early childhood learning and cultural arts
  • Ability to exercise professional judgment in handling student relations
  • Ability to engage and further educate students
  • Ability to contribute in a positive manner
  • Ability to lift 25 pounds


  • Experience in childcare or education
  • Be self-motivated, organized and open-minded
  • Ability to work independently or with supervisors and staff
  • Ability to communicate in an effective manner with supervisors and students

Workplace Environment
90% staff support
10% parent liaison

Greenwood – 7720 Greenwood Ave N Suite 101, Seattle, WA 98103
Ballard – 5501 8th Ave NW Seattle, WA 98107

Camp Hours: 7:45am- 6:00pm Monday-Friday
Full Time: 36-40 hours per week
Part Time: 15-36 hours per week

Pay Scale:
$16 – $17.50/hour

All applicants must be able to pass a criminal background screening and acquire CPR certification (paid for by the company) as well as have excellent references. 

How to Apply – Send your resume and letter of interest At least two professional references will be needed prior to hire. All employment offers are contingent upon applicant successfully completing a criminal background screen and acquiring their CPR training certificate paid for by the company.